Mid-Barataria Wetlands II


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The Trust for Public Land

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: Louisiana

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: 2017

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

This proposal is the second in a series by The Trust for Public Land (TPL) in collaboration with state, federal and local partners to conserve and restore vulnerable coastal wetlands south and east of the city of New Orleans. The focus area is the Mid-Barataria Basin in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. TPL’s goal is perpetual protection through fee acquisition 1,270 acres of coastal wetlands (Tract 1- Fleming Plantation, Phase 2) for inclusion into Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve’s Barataria Preserve unit using grant and match funds.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Hughes Walmsley & Company, Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation, Private Contributors

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 646
Project Name: Mid-Barataria Wetlands II
SourceUID: 0
Latitude: 29.79392143
Longitude: -90.45933696
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Jefferson
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: The Trust for Public Land
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Stacey Shankle
Point of Contact – Phone: stacey.shankle@tpl.org
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Hughes Walmsley & Company, Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation, Private Contributors
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/pdf/grants/nawcaprojects160908.pdf
Project Comments: BCR 37-Gulf Coast Prairie
Acres Acquired: 1270
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee
Landowner: U.S. National Park Service
Landowner Type: Federal
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Open
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): 3021000
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 : 1000000
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: 2017
Award Month: 4
Total Amount Leveraged: 2021000
Completeness: CA-PB