The Nature Conservancy
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
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
This project will protect 5,436 acres of primarily forested wetlands in the Atchafalaya Basin in Southeast Louisiana through fee title acquisition. The Atchafalaya Basin provides flood protection and critical habitat for over 300 species, including Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup.
This map shows the area impacted by a planning or assessment project.↩