Follets Island Land Acquisition and Conservation Program a Phase I


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The Trust for Public Land

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: Texas

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

Targeted Resources

Barrier Islands

Project Description

Acquire and permanently conserve over 741 acres of pristine coastal dune and wetland landscape on Follets Island, a Texas barrier island southeast of the densely populated Galveston Island.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 706
Project Name: Follets Island Land Acquisition and Conservation Program a Phase I
SourceUID: 54096
Latitude: 29.06018578
Longitude: -95.15159477
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Brazoria County
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Barrier Islands
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: The Trust for Public Land
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Michael Giammusso
Point of Contact – Phone: michael.giammusso@tpl.org
Point of Contact – Email: 802-223-1373
Other Partners: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-follets-island-16.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 232
Close Year: 2017
Close Month: 1
Close day: 31
Purchase Type: Fee
Landowner: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Landowner Type: State
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): 1266000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1266000
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