Dauphin Island Bird Habitat Acquisition and Enhancement Program


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Dauphin Island Park & Beach Board, The Nature Conservancy, Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuaries

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: Alabama

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

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat
Beaches / Dunes

Project Description

This project will enhance coastal bird habitat along one mile of recently restored beach that is immediately adjacent to a 200 acre bird sanctuary on Dauphin Island. The project will include sand fencing, dune plantings, signage, stewardship, and, if necessary, additional sand placement. Additionally, funding is intended to acquire and enhance important bird habitats on Dauphin Island to benefit shorebirds, wading birds and seasonal migrants.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Town of Dauphin Island, Birmingham Audubon

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 750
Project Name: Dauphin Island Bird Habitat Acquisition and Enhancement Program
SourceUID: 58439. 54048, 58448
Latitude: 30.24829338
Longitude: -88.10469355
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Mobile County
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Beaches / Dunes
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2021
Implementing Organization: Dauphin Island Park & Beach Board, The Nature Conservancy, Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuaries

Implementing Organization Type: Joint
Point of Contact – Name: Sherry Cain
Point of Contact – Phone: scaindipbb@outlook.com
Point of Contact – Email: 251-861-3607
Other Partners: Town of Dauphin Island, Birmingham Audubon

Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/al-dauphin-island-acquisition-and-enhancement-17.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 13
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee
Landowner: Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuary
Landowner Type: Non-Governmental Organization
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: 164
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 4525000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 4525000
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: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C