Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Acquisition


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The Conservation Fund

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

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

This project will permanently protect lands identified by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service as the highest priority for acquisition and long-term management by the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). It will add the 250- acre Navy Cove tract, which is currently under contract for purchase by The Conservation Fund. These lands are included within the congressionally authorized land acquisition boundary for the Little Point Clear Unit of the Bon Secour NWR.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 754
Project Name: Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Acquisition
SourceUID: 58130
Latitude: 30.33171034
Longitude: -87.79221998
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Baldwin County
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: The Conservation Fund
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Raymond S Herndon
Point of Contact – Phone: rherndon@conservationfund.org
Point of Contact – Email: 985-674-3332
Other Partners: Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/al-navy-cove-acquisition-17.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 250
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee
Landowner: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Landowner Type: Federal
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: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 5914900
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 5914900
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