West Galveston Bay Conservation Corridor Habitat Preservation


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Scenic Galveston

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: Texas1

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: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Terrestrial Habitat
Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

Acquire and permanently protect a tract of land containing approximately 3200 acres of estuarine emergent marsh, open water, prairie depressional wetlands and upland prairie.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Galveston Bay Estuary Program, Galveston Bay Foundation, Texas Parks and Wildlife
Department

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 53
Project Name: West Galveston Bay Conservation Corridor Habitat Preservation
SourceUID: 40746
Latitude: 29.29359535
Longitude: -95.02776901
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Galveston
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2015
Implementing Organization: Scenic Galveston
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Lalise Mason
Point of Contact – Phone: lalise@earthlink.net
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: Galveston Bay Estuary Program, Galveston Bay Foundation, Texas Parks and Wildlife
Department
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-west-galveston-bay.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 3200
Close Year: 2015
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Easement
Landowner: Unknown
Landowner Type: Private
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Unknown
Easement Holder Name : Scenic Galvaston
Easement Holder Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: Permanent
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): 4075000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 4075000
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: 2013
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C


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