Riverine Sand Mining / Scofield Island Restoration

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Funding Program

Berms to Barriers Project

Project Location: Louisiana

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: Unknown
Year Awarded: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Engineering and/or Construction Resilience

Targeted Resources

Barrier Islands Beaches / Dunes Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

The project rebuilds a barrier island, creating 238 acres of beach and dune, and 398 acres of marsh. The dune will be 6 feet high and approximately 640 feet wide along 11,400 feet of shoreline. It will mature to approximately 434 acres of barrier island and wetland habitat at year 20 of the project design life.

Project Contact

Project Partners


Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 48
Project Name: Riverine Sand Mining / Scofield Island Restoration
SourceUID: 40
Latitude: 29.24013304
Longitude: -89.54531665
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Plaquemines
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s): Resilience
Targeted Resource(s): Barrier Islands
Targeted Resource(s): Beaches / Dunes
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2013
Implementing Organization: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: James Pahl
Point of Contact – Phone: James.Pahl@la.gov
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://coastal.la.gov/project/scofield-island-restoration/
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: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 60800000
DWH Funder: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
DWH Funder Type: State
DWH Funding Program: Berms to Barriers Project
DWH Dollar Amount : 60800000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 2013
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0