Coastal Texas I


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

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: Texas

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

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

This proposal will provide breeding habitat for mottled ducks, black-bellied and fulvous whistling ducks, as well as provide wintering/migration habitat for 5 high priority waterfowl (mottled duck, northern pintail, mallard, lesser scaup, greater scaup, and Cackling Canada Goose) and 6 other priority waterfowl species (redhead, canvasback, American wigeon, wood duck, and ring-necked duck), and over 30 priority shorebird, waterbird and landbird species.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Private Contributors, Texas General Land Office, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 649
Project Name: Coastal Texas I
SourceUID: 0
Latitude: 28.42491675
Longitude: -96.59724115
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Aransas, Austin, Bee, Brazoria, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Harris, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jefferson, Kenedy, Kleberg, Lavaca, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, Orange, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Victoria, Waller, Wharton, Willacy
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Todd Merendino
Point of Contact – Phone: tmerendino@ducks.org
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: Private Contributors, Texas General Land Office, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/pdf/grants/nawcaprojects170426.pdf
Project Comments: BCR 21-Oaks and Prairies, BCR 25-West Gulf Coastal Plain/Ouachitas, BCR 36- Tamaulipan Brushlands, BCR 37-Gulf Coastal Prairie
Acres Acquired: 9864
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): 2998622
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 : 998622
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: 2000000
Completeness: CA-PB