The Conservation Fund
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
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: 2017
Acquire 12,376 acres of Chenier Plain habitats, including extensive fresh and intermediate tidal marsh, coastal prairie, pondshore and salty prairie. Acquisition will secure the entire major watershed feeding Willow Sough Marsh, the largest remaining coastal freshwater marsh in Texas. The acquired property will be transferred to the McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge and bring the Refuge’s total holdings to 71,237 acres.