Supporting the Isle de Jean Charles Community Resettlement Through Cross-Boundary Networks and Knowledge Synthesis


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Lowlander Center

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences - Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Capacity Building Grant

Project Location: Louisiana

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

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Programmatic

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

Based in the bayous of Louisiana, the Lowlander Center is a nonprofit organization supporting lowland people and places through education, research and advocacy. With this award, the project team plans to develop cross-boundary networks of professionals and experts to support the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw as the community resettles from southeastern Louisiana to land that is less environmentally vulnerable. By pilot-testing an approach that synthesizes scientific, professional, and community knowledge — as well as outreach and educational activitiesathe project team hopes to create a model that other coastal communities can adapt to address the social and environmental challenges that they face.

Project Contact

Project Partners

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Affiliated Institutions

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Project ID: 729
Project Name: Supporting the Isle de Jean Charles Community Resettlement Through Cross-Boundary Networks and Knowledge Synthesis
SourceUID: 0
Latitude: 29.675712
Longitude: -90.745621
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
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Project Category: Human and Social
Project Action: Programmatic
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Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
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Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Lowlander Center
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Alessandra Jerolleman
Point of Contact – Phone: alessandra@waterworksla.com
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nationalacademies.org/gulf/grants/funded-projects/index.htm
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: 0
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: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 198120
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Capacity Building Grant
DWH Dollar Amount : 198120
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: 2017
Award Month: 5
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C