Powderhorn Ranch Land Acquisition


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)

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: Texas1

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: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Terrestrial Habitat

Project Description

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation will acquire the 17,351 acre Powderhorn Ranch with the assistance of a multi-partner coalition. In addition to the acquisition to the property, the project will include initial habitat restoration and management activities, as well as funding for a long-term stewardship endowment.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 8
Project Name: Powderhorn Ranch Land Acquisition
SourceUID: 46252
Latitude: 28.46000477
Longitude: -96.49273979
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Calhoun
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): Terrestrial Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2016
Implementing Organization: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Ann Brown
Point of Contact – Phone: abrown@tpwf.org
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/TX_Powderhorn%20Acquisition_GEBF%20Project%20One-pager_Public_Final.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 17351
Close Year: 2014
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee / Easement
Landowner: The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation
Landowner Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Open
Easement Holder Name : The Nature Conservancy
Easement Holder Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: Permanent
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): 49317370
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 34493800
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: 2014
Award Month: 3
Total Amount Leveraged: 14823570
Completeness: C


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