Assessment of coastal island restoration practices for the creation of brown pelican nesting habitat


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program

Project Location: Louisiana1

Funding Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Targeted Resources

birds

Project Description

Determine factors altered by restoration, such as vegetation type, predator communities, and site characteristics that may affect brown pelican use of barrier islands as nesting habitat. Data will be provided to help improve the existing brown pelican habitat suitability model in the Coastal Master Plan.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

University of Louisiana at Lafayette


Project ID: 819
Project Name: Assessment of coastal island restoration practices for the creation of brown pelican nesting habitat
SourceUID: LA-COE_RFP1_Leberg
Latitude: 30.21654
Longitude: -92.01819
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Environmental Research
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s): Environmental Research Education and Outreach
Targeted Resource(s): birds
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Paul Leberg
Point of Contact – Phone: paulleberg@gmail.com
Point of Contact – Email: 337-482-5660
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Link: https://thewaterinstitute.org/la-coe#mission
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
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:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 299733
DWH Funder: The U.S. Department of Treasury
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 299733
DWH Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 3
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


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