Marsh Restoration in Fish River, Weeks Bay, Oyster Bay & Meadows Tract (Planning) – Fish River and Weeks Bay Marsh


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Department of Commerce

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 2: Comprehensive Plan

Project Location: Alabama

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

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to complete the planning, modeling/flow regime analysis, engineering, and design required to restore hydrology and improve water quality to 70 acres of estuarine tidal marsh and tidal creeks at the Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) idead end canalsi site in Baldwin County, Alabama. Completion of these activities will provide the NOAA Restoration Center with a full understanding of the construction alternatives at this site, complete with environmental impact and benefits metrics. This information will provide the NOAA Restoration Center with the necessary information to seek Category 2 funds for implementation.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 892
Project Name: Marsh Restoration in Fish River, Weeks Bay, Oyster Bay & Meadows Tract (Planning) – Fish River and Weeks Bay Marsh
SourceUID: EGID34
Latitude: 30.41996295
Longitude: -87.82590403
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Baldwin
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Planning
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Department of Commerce
Implementing Organization Type: Federal
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://www.restorethegulf.gov/sites/default/files/FPL_forDec9Vote_Errata_04-07-2016.pdf#page=133
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: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 333651
DWH Funder: Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council
DWH Funder Type: Consortium
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 2: Comprehensive Plan
DWH Dollar Amount : 333651
DWH Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0