Sea Turtle Early Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas Trustees, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Early Restoration Phase 4

Project Location: Multiple States1

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: NRDA Early Restoration Framework Agreement
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Sea Turtles

Project Description

The Sea Turtle Early Restoration Project will help restore sea turtles by addressing threats on their nesting beaches and in the marine environment. The three sea turtle species that will be addressed by this project Kemp’s ridley, green, and loggerhead are all protected by the Endangered Species Act. The project is comprised of four components: Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Nest Detection and Enhancement, Enhancement of the Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network and Development of an Emergency Response Program, Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Trawl Bycatch Reduction, and Texas Enhanced Fisheries Bycatch Enforcement.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 543
Project Name: Sea Turtle Early Restoration
SourceUID: 62
Latitude: 27.838979
Longitude: -92.971679
Country: United States of America
State or Province: AL, FL, LA, MS, TX
County: Coastal Counties of Gulf States
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Sea Turtles
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Texas Trustees, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Implementing Organization Type: Joint
Point of Contact – Name: Don Pitts
Point of Contact – Phone: don.pitts@tpwd.texas.gov
Point of Contact – Email: 512-389-8754
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/sea-turtle-early-restoration-project
Project Comments: For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the Early Restoration process and status of Early Restoration projects, see http://www.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: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 45000000
DWH Funder: Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Early Restoration Phase 4
DWH Dollar Amount : 45000000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: NRDA Early Restoration Framework Agreement
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB


  1. This map shows the location of the primary institution tasked with implementing the project. – This map shows the location and extent of project activities.