Fowl River Watershed Restoration: Coastal Spits and Wetlands Project a Phase I


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Alabama

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2016

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Shorelines
Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

Fund engineering and design studies to develop a solution to stabilize and protect four priority in-river wetland spits and restore marshland throughout the intertidal portions of lower Fowl Riverreducing the risk of future harm to habitats necessary for sustaining a healthy fishery and improve water quality from this significant watershed to Mobile Bay.

Project Contact

Project Partners

ADCNR, ADEM, Mobile County

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 688
Project Name: Fowl River Watershed Restoration: Coastal Spits and Wetlands Project a Phase I
SourceUID: 54087
Latitude: 30.49068185
Longitude: -88.18202632
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Mobile County
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Shorelines
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Roberta Arena Swann
Point of Contact – Phone: rswann@mobilebaynep.com
Point of Contact – Email: 251-431-6409
Other Partners: ADCNR, ADEM, Mobile County
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/al-fowl-river-spits-16.pdf
Project Comments: None
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): 1127000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1127000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2016
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C