Caminada Beach and Dune Restoration Increment II: Construction


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

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: Louisiana

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: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Resilience

Targeted Resources

Barrier Islands
Beaches / Dunes

Project Description

Restore 7.5 miles of critical beach and dune habitat on the easternmost end of the Caminada Headland. Sand from offshore will be used to restore 455 acres of beach and dune habitat. In addition to restoring and protecting important coastal habitat, the restoration will provide storm buffering to Port Fourchon.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 51
Project Name: Caminada Beach and Dune Restoration Increment II: Construction
SourceUID: 43361
Latitude: 29.1067977
Longitude: -90.18158812
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Lafourche
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Resilience
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Barrier Islands
Targeted Resource(s): Beaches / Dunes
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Chris Allen
Point of Contact – Phone: chris.allen@la.gov
Point of Contact – Email: 225-342-1477
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/la-caminada-construction.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: 455
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 7
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 144550000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 144550000
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: 2014
Award Month: 3
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C