The Trust for Public Land
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
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
Acquire and convey to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department 3 tracts of land in one ownership totaling approximately 414 acres on Follets Island, a Texas barrier island south of Galveston Island, of which NFWF will provide funding for 330 acres. Project will help restore species harmed by the Deep Water Horizon oil spill and will provide critical habitat for the endangered piping plover, waterfowl, and waterbirds, and protect a unique native prairie type known as Strand Prairie.
This map shows the location and extent of the project actions.↩