Shell Island East


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

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

Shell Island East added 250 million cubic yards of sand to restore 250 miles of lost habitat. This project restored an eroded barrier island that acts as a buffer against coastal erosion and helped to re-establish a productive habitat.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 49
Project Name: Shell Island East
SourceUID: 110
Latitude: 29.27224888
Longitude: -89.6165998
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: 2014
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://cims.coastal.louisiana.gov/outreach/OPL_Full_page.html#
Project Comments: Additional acreage is marsh area that will be created by 20 years after project date.
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: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 47600000
DWH Funder: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
DWH Funder Type: State
DWH Funding Program: Berms to Barriers Project
DWH Dollar Amount : 47600000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 2013
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C