Dauphin Island Conservation Acquisition


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The Nature Conservancy, The Town of Dauphin Island

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

Land Acquisition / Protection Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Barrier Islands Birds / Bird Habitat Sea Turtles

Project Description

Acquisition of approximately eight acres of remaining undeveloped beachfront (1,200 linear feet) on a mid-island section of Dauphin Island. This primary barrier island provides important nesting, loafing, stopover and foraging habitats for a variety of coastal birds, shorebirds, neotropical migrants and other avian species, as well as nesting habitat for endangered sea turtles.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 691
Project Name: Dauphin Island Conservation Acquisition
SourceUID: 54235
Latitude: 30.25081231
Longitude: -88.13764764
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Mobile
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s): Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Barrier Islands
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Sea Turtles
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: The Nature Conservancy, The Town of Dauphin Island
Implementing Organization Type: Joint
Point of Contact – Name: Judy Haner
Point of Contact – Phone: jhaner@tnc.org
Point of Contact – Email: 251-433-1150
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/al-dauphin-island-16.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 8
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee
Landowner: Town of Dauphin Island
Landowner Type: Local
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: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 3568600
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 3568600
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