Dollar Bay-Moses Lake Wetlands Restoration and ProtectionPhase II


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Galveston Bay Foundation

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: Texas1

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
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Engineering and/or Construction Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

Construction project will restore and protect over 500 acres of degraded wetlands and protect 6,800 linear feet of vulnerable shorelines from erosion within the Dollar Bay-Moses Lake complex in Galveston Bay, Texas.Dollar Bay and Moses Lake are contiguous bodies of estuarine marsh adjacent to western Galveston Bay that are highly productive habitat important to the life cycle of a number of species.

Project Contact

Project Partners

USFWS, Texas General Land Office, The Nature Conservancy, Shell Oil Company, NRG Energy

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 710
Project Name: Dollar Bay-Moses Lake Wetlands Restoration and ProtectionPhase II
SourceUID: 54265
Latitude: 29.41918823
Longitude: -94.91082567
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Galveston
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Engineering and/or Construction Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2019
Implementing Organization: Galveston Bay Foundation
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Courtney Marie Smith
Point of Contact – Phone: csmith@galvbay.org
Point of Contact – Email: 281-332-3381
Other Partners: USFWS, Texas General Land Office, The Nature Conservancy, Shell Oil Company, NRG Energy
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-dollar-bay-shoreline-ii-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: 3.75
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1880000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 850000
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: 1030000


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