Dagger Island Restoration Project


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)

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

Engineering and/or Construction Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries Fish / Fish Habitats Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

Construct a half-mile, nearshore breakwater and beneficially use dredged material to restore an island in order to protect approximately 5,236 acres of coastal habitat, including 2,630 acres of seagrass in Redfish Bay, an area adjacent to Corpus Christi Bay. Additionally, this project will restore approximately 28 acres of coastal wetland habitat and create oyster, invertebrate and fisheries habitat.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 713
Project Name: Dagger Island Restoration Project
SourceUID: 54026
Latitude: 27.85173293
Longitude: -97.13908925
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: San Patricio
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Fish / Fish Habitats
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2019
Implementing Organization: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Tammy Sue Brooks
Point of Contact – Phone: tammy.brooks@tpwd.texas.gov
Point of Contact – Email: 512-389-8680
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/tx-dagger-island-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: 28
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 3824000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 3824000
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