South Dakota Habitat Legacy II


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Pheasants Forever

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Funding Program

North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA)

Project Location: South Dakota

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: Migratory Bird Treaty Act; Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Birds / Bird Habitat
Terrestrial Habitat

Project Description

Phase II of the South Dakota Habitat Legacy project will restore and enhance wetland and grassland habitats on 180 tracts of private land throughout the project area. Specifically, 1,000 cropland acres will be restored to grassland, 1,470 wetland acres will be enhanced with beneficial grazing systems, 100 acres of drained wetlands will be restored and 19,530 grassland acres will be enhanced with beneficial grazing systems. In addition, a 334 acre tract of priority grassland nesting habitat will be afforded permanent easement protection. The project will benefit a wide range of waterfowl, shorebirds, waterbirds and passerines including Mallard, Blue-Winged Teal, Marbled Godwits, Upland Sandpipers and Grasshopper Sparrows.

Project Partners

Brule-Buffalo Conservation District, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Pheasants Forever, Inc., Private Contributor(s), South Dakota Department Of Game, Fish & Parks, The Conservation Fund

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 548
Project Name: South Dakota Habitat Legacy II
SourceUID: South Dakota Habitat Legacy II
Latitude: 44.69802
Longitude: -98.34823
Country: United States of America
State or Province: South Dakota
County: Aurora, Beadle, Brookings, Brown, Brule, Buffalo, Campbell, Charles Mix, Clark, Codington, Davison, Day, Deuel, Douglas, Edmunds, Faulk, Grant, Hamlin, Hand, Hanson, Hughes, Hyde, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Marshall, Mccook, Mcpherson, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Potter, Roberts, Sanborn, Spink, Sully, Walworth
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Pheasants Forever
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Tim Zemke
Point of Contact – Phone: tzemke@pheasantsforever.org
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: Brule-Buffalo Conservation District, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Pheasants Forever, Inc., Private Contributor(s), South Dakota Department Of Game, Fish & Parks, The Conservation Fund
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://epermits.fws.gov/grantsum/
Project Comments: Prairie Pothole – BCR 11 Prairie Potholes
Acres Acquired: 334
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Easement
Landowner: Unknown
Landowner Type: Unknown
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Unknown
Easement Holder Name : Unknown
Easement Holder Type: Unknown
Secondary Easement Holder 1: Unknown
Secondary Easement Holder 2: Unknown
Duration: Unknown
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): 1966012
DWH Funder: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA)
DWH Dollar Amount : 967000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Migratory Bird Treaty Act; Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 9
Total Amount Leveraged: 999012
Completeness: C