Louisiana Oyster Cultch Project


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO), Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWF)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Post-Settlement Restoration

Project Location: Louisiana

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Year Awarded: 2012

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

The Louisiana Oyster Cultch Project involves (1) the placement of oyster cultch onto approximately 850 acres of public oyster seed grounds throughout coastal Louisiana and (2) construction of an oyster hatchery facility that would serve to improve existing oyster hatchery operations and produce supplemental larvae and seed.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 5
Project Name: Louisiana Oyster Cultch Project
SourceUID: 5
Latitude: 29.57576201
Longitude: -89.59937245
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Jefferson, Lafourche, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, Terrebonne
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2015
Implementing Organization: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO), Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWF)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Matt Mumphrey
Point of Contact – Phone: matt.mumphrey@la.gov
Point of Contact – Email: 225-342-2625
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/project?id=5
Project Comments: For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the NRDA process and status of projects, seehttps://gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/.
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: 1421
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 14874300
DWH Funder: Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)
DWH Funder Type: Joint
DWH Funding Program: Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Post-Settlement Restoration
DWH Dollar Amount : 15582600
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Award Year: 2012
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C