The Nature Conservancy
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
Purchase approximately 1,682 acres on South Padre Island from the Laurence Jones family, of which NFWF GEBF will provide funding for 1,000 acres, for the appraised value of $2,500 per acre. Subsequently transfer ownership of the land to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for inclusion in the adjacent Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.
This map shows the location and extent of the project actions.↩