Pascagoula River Corridor Acquisitions


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

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: Mississippi

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

Birds / Bird Habitat
Terrestrial Habitat

Project Description

Conduct due diligence and acquire priority bird habitat within the Mississippi coastal ecosystem. Project will conserve land located in Jackson County, Mississippi, along the Pascagoula River corridor near the confluence of Red Creek and Black Creek floodplain forest on the western and eastern sides of the Pascagoula floodplain.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Mississippi Secretary of State, The Nature Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 759
Project Name: Pascagoula River Corridor Acquisitions
SourceUID: 57926
Latitude: 30.72463169
Longitude: -88.71132018
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County: Hancock, Jackson County
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2019
Implementing Organization: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Chris Wells
Point of Contact – Phone: cwells@mdeq.ms.gov
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: Mississippi Secretary of State, The Nature Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land

Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/ms-pascagoula-17.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 3461
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee
Landowner: Unknown
Landowner Type: Unknown
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): 11849800
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 11849800
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