Pensacola East Bay Oyster Habitat Restoration Project – Phase I


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The Nature Conservancy

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Florida1

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Engineering and/or Construction Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

Conduct the design, engineering, permitting and monitoring of Phase 1 of an oyster habitat restoration project proposed along 8 miles of the eastern shoreline in the East and Blackwater Bays of the greater Pensacola Bay region. The primary goal of the project that will drive its design and monitoring is to help restore oyster habitat along the east shores of East and Blackwater Bays.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 475
Project Name: Pensacola East Bay Oyster Habitat Restoration Project – Phase I
SourceUID: 50003
Latitude: 30.48306112
Longitude: -86.98330646
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Santa Rosa
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Engineering and/or Construction Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Species Restoration
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Anne Birch
Point of Contact – Phone: abirch@tnc.org
Point of Contact – Email: 321-610-3892
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl%20oysters-15.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1957600
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1957600
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


  1. This map shows the location and extent of the project actions.