Mobile Bay Shore Habitat Conservation Acquisition Initiative – Phase II


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
City of Mobile

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

Land Acquisition / Protection
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Shorelines
Terrestrial Habitat

Project Description

Phase II of the Mobile Bay Shore Habitat Conservation and Acquisition Initiative (AL) (the “Projecta) is to acquire, restore and preserve intact high-priority, undeveloped intertidal habitat properties within three specific areas of the City of Mobile: (Area 1) riparian, wetland and upland habitats in the Dog River Watershed (Perch Creek) near its connection to Mobile Bay; (Area 2) bay shore property in the Garrows Bend Watershed connecting to Helen Wood Park on the mouth of Dog River; and (Area 3) the lower watershed area of the Three Mile Creek Watershed for purposes of implementing the recommendations of the Three Mile Creek Watershed Management Plan.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Alabama Department of Transportation, Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, The Nature Conservancy, Alabama Coastal Foundation, Mobile United, Martin Luther King Jr. Redevelopment Authority

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 753
Project Name: Mobile Bay Shore Habitat Conservation Acquisition Initiative – Phase II
SourceUID: 58042
Latitude: 30.71290776
Longitude: -88.06718623
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Mobile County
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Shorelines
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2019
Implementing Organization: City of Mobile
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Keri Renee Coumanis
Point of Contact – Phone: coumanis@cityofmobile.org
Point of Contact – Email: 251-208-7272
Other Partners: Alabama Department of Transportation, Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, The Nature Conservancy, Alabama Coastal Foundation, Mobile United, Martin Luther King Jr. Redevelopment Authority
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/al-mobile-bay-17.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 212
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee / Easement
Landowner: City of Mobile
Landowner Type: State
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Open
Easement Holder Name : Unknown
Easement Holder Type: Unknown
Secondary Easement Holder 1: Unknown
Secondary Easement Holder 2: Unknown
Duration: Unknown
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 50
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 6923800
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 6923800
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