Submitted Deepwater Horizon Restoration Projects2018-05-23T18:07:09+00:00

Submitted Deepwater Horizon Restoration Projects

Since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Louisiana continues to work with coastal stakeholders through a variety of public outreach and coordination efforts to compile a master list of potential restoration project candidates. From this list, Louisiana could choose potential projects restoration of the State’s natural resources that were injured by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. These projects reflect the ideas and input of a diverse group of coastal stakeholders.

Louisiana continues to accept restoration project submittals. To submit a project proposal online, click here.

# Project NameProject SponsorProject LocationLatitudeLongitudeRestoration TypeParishProject SizeEstimated Project CostTotal Funding RequestedLand TypeConservation Servitudes/Easements
1
Lake Lery Marsh Creation 
St. Bernard Parish Government 
Delacroix, LA
29.7696535
-89.7875632
Replenish and Protect Living Coastal and Marine Resources – Birds
St. Bernard
400 Acres (marsh creation); 2.5 linear miles (shoreline protection)
$21000000
$19700000
Private
Unknown
2
Bayou La Loutre Ridge Restoration 
St. Bernard Parish Government 
Hopedale, Louisiana
29.820
-89.656
Replenish and Protect Living Coastal and Marine Resources – Birds
St. Bernard
15 linear miles 
$16500000
$16500000
Private
Unknown
3
Bayou Terre aux Boeufs Ridge Restoration and Armoring 
St. Bernard Parish Government 
Delacroix, Louisiana 
29.6257655
-89.4908893
Replenish and Protect Living Coastal and Marine Resources – Birds
St. Bernard
Twenty (20) linear miles 
$32500000
$32500000
Private
Unknown
4
Recreational Riverfront Greenway Plaquemines Parish
Woodlands Conservancy
Woodlands Trail
29.889325
-89.96945833
Provide and Enhance Recreational Opportunities
Iberville
Plaquemines
509.7 acres
$6291715
$6291715
Private
No
5
Woodlands Trail Interpretive Center - Belle Chasse, Louisiana
Woodlands Conservancy
Woodlands Trail, Belle Chasse, Louisiana
29.89082
-89.07483
Provide and Enhance Recreational Opportunities
Plaquemines
$6377110
$6377110
Public
In Progress
6
South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center
South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center
112 Library Drive, Houma, LA 70360
29.58167
-90.7275
Terrebonne
2.4 acres
$8200000
$7758000
Public
7
Improving Decision Support Tools for Restoration Planning in the Chandeleur Islands Ecosystem
Abt Associates
Chandeleur Islands
29.83
-88.83
St. Bernard
1200 acres
$800000
$700000
Both
No
8
Targeted Enhancement of the Chandeleur Island Chain: An ecosystem approach
State of Louisiana, DOI, USFWS SELA Refuge System, St. Bernard Parish
Chandeleur Island Chain - Breton National Wildlife Refuge
29.860198
-88.833285
St. Bernard
140 ac
$32
$32
Public
9
New Harbor Island Restoration
State of Louisiana, DOI, USFWS SELA Refuge System, St. Bernard Parish
New Harbor Island (Breton National Wildlife Refuge)
29.863622
-88.870828
St. Bernard
100 acres
$28
$28
Public
10
Bottlenose dolphin health assessment program
Louisiana
Calcasieu
Cameron
Iberia
Jefferson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. John the Baptist
St. Martin
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Terrebonne
Vermillion
$0
$0
11
Sea Turtle InWater Monitoring and development of Gulf Wide Survey
Louisiana
Coastwide
$2312382
$2312382
Public
12
Marine Mammal Disaster Response Program for Louisiana
Coastal Louisiana
Calcasieu
Cameron
Iberia
Jefferson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. John the Baptist
St. Martin
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Terrebonne
Vermillion
$0
$0
13
Marine Mammal Conservation Medicine and Health Assessment Program
Coastal Louisiana
Calcasieu
Cameron
Iberia
Jackson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. John the Baptist
St. Martin
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Terrebonne
Vermillion
$0
$0
14
A Marsh Bird Monitoring and Assessment Program for Louisiana
Coastal Louisiana
Coastwide
$0
$0
15
Bottlenose Dolphin Health Assessments to Monitor Restoration Effectiveness in Louisiana
Barataria Bay, Mississippi Sound, and Sarasota Bay
Coastwide
$0
$0
16
Adaptive management and decision support tools for oyster reefs and submerged aquatic vegetation in the Gulf of Mexico
Barataria Bay
29.39
-89.94
Coastwide
1068 square km
$12173500
$2700000
Public
17
Increase capacity and infrastructure to improve sea turtle response, rehabilitation, research capabilities, and public awareness along the Louisiana Gulf Coast
Louisiana Coastline
Cameron
Iberia
Jefferson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. Mary
Terrebonne
Vermillion
$985465
$985465
Private
No
18
Increase capacity and infrastructure to improve marine mammal response, rehabilitation, research capabilities, and public awareness along the Louisiana Gulf Coast
Louisiana coastline
Cameron
Iberia
Jefferson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. Mary
Terrebonne
Vermillion
$2266586
$2266586
Both
No
19
Sea Turtle Conservation through Louisiana Shrimp Fishery Engagement
Louisiana coast
Cameron
Iberia
Jefferson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. Mary
Terrebonne
Vermillion
$1228639
$1228639
Both
No
20
Reducing Bycatch of Bottlenose Dolphins in Louisiana Commercial and Recreational Fisheries
Louisiana bays, sounds, estuaries, coastal, and offshore waters
Coastwide
$0
$0
21
Reduce Harm to Dolphins by Determining Scope of Hook and Line Fishing Gear Interactions and Fishermen Attitudes
Louisiana state waters
Coastwide
$1200000
$1200000
22
Evaluate and Implement Trap Pot Gear Modifications to Reduce Dolphin Bycatch
Louisiana state waters
Coastwide
$400000
$400000
23
Reduce Dolphin Bycatch in Gillnets through Enhanced Observer Program and Behavioral Observations
Alabama and Louisiana state waters
Coastwide
$1200000
$1200000
24
Systematic Observer Coverage of the Menhaden Fishery to Improve Bycatch Reduction Efforts
Louisiana state waters
Coastwide
$2500000
$2500000
25
Chandeleur Islands Maintenance and Re-Vegetation
St. Bernard Parish Government
St. Bernard, Louisiana
29.8362
-88.837
St. Bernard
Approximately 10 linear miles
$3500000
$3500000
Public
26
Protect Wild Dolphin Billboards
Coastal Louisiana
Coastwide
$150000
$150000
27
Improve Bycatch Reduction by Enhancing and Expanding the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Trawl Fishery Observer Program
Louisiana state waters
Coastwide
$14100000
$14100000
28
Reduce Bycatch of Dolphins in Shrimp Trawls through Characterization of Risk Factors
Louisiana state waters
Coastwide
$550000
$550000
29
Printing and Distribution of Marine Mammal Conservation Outreach Materials & Signs
Coastal Louisiana
Coastwide
$200000
$200000
30
Marine Mammal Conservation Print Ads in Tourism & Trade Magazines
Louisiana
Coastwide
$100000
$100000
31
Marine Mammal Conservation Aerial Outreach Banners
Coastal Louisiana
Coastwide
$20000
$20000
32
Monitoring the Response of Shorebirds and their Prey to Louisiana Barrier Island Restoration to Inform a Decision Analytical Framework to Guide Restoration
Coastal Louisiana
Cameron
Iberia
Lafourche
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. Mary
Terrebonne
Vermillion
$2000000
$2000000
Both
No
33
Improve the ability of Stranding Network partners to detect and rescue free-swimming marine mammals that are entangled, entrapped or out-of-habitat
NMFS Southeast Region
Entire coastline of Louisiana
Calcasieu
Cameron
Iberia
Jefferson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. John the Baptist
St. Martin
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Terrebonne
Vermillion
$0
$0
34
Address gaps and enhance capacity in the current capabilities of the marine mammal stranding network in Louisiana to improve timeliness of response and diagnosis of illness and cause of death
NMFS Southeast Region
Entire coastline of Louisiana
Calcasieu
Cameron
Iberia
Jefferson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. John the Baptist
St. Martin
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Terrebonne
Vermillion
Coastwide
$0
$0
35
Bottlenose Dolphin Photo-Identification Studies to Monitor Restoration Effectiveness in Louisiana
Louisiana bays, sounds, estuaries, and coastal waters
Coastwide
$0
$0
36
Development of oyster-focused, ecological-support tools for determining restoration potential, benefits, or impacts for Louisiana estuaries
USGS (LSU Coop Unit, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, and Wetland Aquatic Research Centers)
Sabine, Calcasieu, and Sister Lakes, and Barataria Bay
Calcasieu
Cameron
Lafourche
Plaquemines
St. Mary
Terrebonne
4 study locations, one each in Sabine, Calcasieu, and Sister Lakes, and Barataria Bay
$4300000
$4300000
Both
Yes
37
Expand and Improve Marine Mammal Stranding Response and Monitoring Capabilities in Louisiana
NMFS-Designated MMHSRP network members in Louisiana
Louisiana bays, sounds, estuaries, coastal, and offshore waters
Coastwide
$0
$0
38
Bayou la Loutre Ridge Restoration (LA CMP 001.RC.01)
south of Lake Borgne (near Yscloskey) east to near Eloi Bay
St. Bernard
20.6 miles
$20100000
$20100000
39
Bayou Terre aux Boeufs Ridge Restoration (CMP 2017 001.RC.100)
Along Bayou Terre aux Boeufs, between Lake Lery and Black Bay
St. Bernard
17.3 miles
$15100000
$15100000
40
New Orleans East Landbridge Restoration - Increment 1
between Lake Borgne/Mississippi Sound and Lake Pontchartrain
Orleans
St. Tammany
11,600 acres
$396000000
$0
41
Biloxi Marsh Oyster Reef (LA CMP 001.OR.01a)
eastern side of Indian Mound Bay, west side of Chandeleur Sound
St. Bernard
19.8 linear miles
$204300000
$0
42
Oyster recruitment and connectivity tool
coastal Louisiana
Coastwide
$0
$0
43
Identifying and prioritizing locations for submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) restoration/SAV monitoring, prediction and site prioritization
coastal Louisiana across the salinity gradient
Coastwide
$0
$0
44
Assessment of impact and development of advanced monitoring techniques for Chandeleur Islands seagrasses
The Chandeleur Islands
29.83843
-88.84141
St. Bernard
26 sq km
$850000
$850000
45
Pontchartrain Beach Restoration Plan
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
south shore of Lake Pontchartrain within New Orleans
30.0337
-90.062
Orleans
22 acres
$2782500
$2126250
Public
46
Informing sea turtle restoration and management by creating a baseline health index based on skin microbiomes
U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Louisiana beaches
Coastwide
$500000
$500000
Both
No
47
Coastal Vegetation Types in Louisiana in 2018
USGS
Coastal Louisiana
Acadia
Allen
Ascension
Assumption
Cameron
Iberia
Iberville
Jefferson
Lafayette
Lafourche
Livingston
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. Charles
St. James
St. John the Baptist
St. Landry
St. Martin
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Terrebonne
Vermillion
Coastwide
10035669 acres
$400000
$400000
Both
No
48
Recreational Use Improvements at Barataria Preserve
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve - Barataria Unit
29.7856277777777
-90.1163138888888
Jefferson
up to 8.5 mi. trails, 4 acres parking lot
$9350000
$9350000
Public
49
Promote public access and recreational use through hydrologic restoration of Bayou Sauvage channel, Bayou Sauvage NWR
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Southeast Louisiana Refuges Complex, Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Channel of Bayou Sauvage, Bayou Sauvage NWR, Orleans Parish, LA
30.05332
-89.879626
Orleans
10,754'x45' ; approx 11.12 acres
$1800000
$1800000
Public
50
Implementation of Nutrient Management Conservation Practices and  Innovative Nutrient Reduction Measures on Working Ag Lands in the Ouachita River Basin to Reduce Nutrient Loading to the Gulf of Mexico
LA Department of Agriculture & Forestry/Office of Soil & Water Conservation
Mid to Upper Louisiana Ouachita River Basin
Claiborne
Lincoln
Ouachita
Richland
Tensas
45,000 acres
$3000000
$3000000
Private
No
51
Lake Fields and Lake Long Water Qualtiy Restoration Plan
Ducks Unlimited
Lake Fields and Lake Long, located east of Bayou Lafourche, south of US Hwy 90, and north of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
29.642955
-90.57618
Lafourche
6-7 acres
$700000
$550000
Public
52
The WHARF Project
City of Westwego
East of Bayou Segnette and north of Jean Lafitte State Park - the old Westwego Airport
Jefferson
about 40 acres
$28000000
$0
Public
53
Vermilion Parish Working Lands, Water and Wildlife Partnership
The Conservation Fund
Vermilion Parish, south of Abbeville, adjacent to the Vermilion River and Intracoastal Waterway
29.826473410087
-92.1135929652622
Vermillion
5,800 acres
$8700000
$1000000
Private
Yes
54
Plant marsh grass and trees in Louisiana's coastal zone using volunteers
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
Coastal Louisiana including Northshore of lake Pontchartrain in marsh creation areas.
Cameron
Orleans
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Vermillion
over 450 acres
$1050000
$950000
Both
No
55
Informing Barrier Island and Dune Habitat Restoration by Quantifying Dune Vegetation and Elevation Linkages and Evolution
Barataria barrier islands
Jefferson
$1716000
$1466000
56
Adaptive Management with the Native Southern Ribbed-Mussel for a Sustainable Coast
Rockerfeller Wildlife Refuge
Cameron
point locations
$0
$0
Public
57
Synthesis of environmental data in Barataria Basin to assess restoration outcomes
Barataria Basin, Louisiana
29.52
-90.09
Jefferson
Lafourche
Plaquemines
St. Charles
St. John the Baptist
$714000
$714000
Both
No
58
Protection of Natural Resources in the Louisiana Coastal Zone: Risk Assessment of Oil & Gas Wells in Barataria Basin
The Culpepper Group, LLC
Barataria Basin, Barataria Bay
Ascension
Assumption
Jefferson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Charles
St. James
St. John the Baptist
$910000
$910000
59
Replenish and Protect Living Coastal and Marine Resources—Birds
Coastwide
$0
$0
60
North Turner's Bay Mitigation Area
Lacassane Company
North end of Calcasieu Lake
30.042017
-93.275733
Cameron
275 acres
$0
$0
No
61
Lake Hermitage Marsh Creation - EML NRDA Increments
CPRA
Additional fill areas north of BA-42
Plaquemines
$0
$0
62
Mississippi River Long Distance Sediment Pipeline/Marsh Creation - NRDA Increment
CPRA
Eastern portion of lower Barataria Basin
Jefferson
Lafourche
Plaquemines
$0
$0
63
UAV Detection of Residual Oil in Coastal Marshes
Multiple
$0
$0
64
Chef Menteur Restoration
East Orleans Land Bridge
Orleans
$0
$0
65
United Houma Nation Culture Center
Houma, LA
29.348314
-90.248534
Terrebonne
15k square feet?
4.5M to 7MAdmi
$0
66
Calcasieu Pine Savanna
Lake Charles, LA region
30.48083
-93.0475
3860 acres
$6800000
$0
67
Commercial based restoration of finfish of importance to coastal Louisiana
Entire coast
Coastline
$3000000
$0
68
Parish Shoreline Stabilization
Plaquemines Parish Government
East and west bank
Plaquemines
54 miles
$58000000
$0
69
various
Jefferson
Lafourche
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
Terrebonne
$0
$0
70
oyster rejuvenation
Robins Capital LLC. / DPed INC LLC / Praiswater LLC.
St. Bernard
1844 acres to 109.000 acres depending on funding
$0
$0
71
BioWorld Louisiana Gulf Coast Bioremediation
BioWorld Products Inc
Coastwide
Cameron
Iberia
Jefferson
Lafourche
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. Mary
Terrebonne
Vermillion
$2K-6K per ac
$0
72
Bay Jimmy Marsh Restoration
Blue Planet Water Solutions
Northern Barataria Bay; Bay Jimmy and surrounding marshes
29.4499413
-89.8831252
Plaquemines
10 linear miles, marsh shoreline, northern Barataria Bay
$0
$0
73
Lake Pontchartrain Shoreline Restoration
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
30.093112
-89.927828
Jefferson
Orleans
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
2-15 acres
$1000000
$0
74
Grand Isle and Vicinity Barrier Islands Protection and Enhancement
Grand Isle Port Commission
SE Louisiana 
29.2563889
-89.9583333
Jefferson
Lafourche
2000 Acres
$0
$0
75
ASEG
AgSource LLC
Gulf Coastline
Gulf Coastline
$0
$0
76
Atchafalaya Basin Protection Effort
The Conservation Fund
Atchafalaya Basin
Iberville
Pointe Coupee
St. Martin
5000 acres
$0
$0
77
Lake Maurepas Land Protection Effort
The Conservation Fund
Lake Maurepas - Livingston/ Tangipahoa Parishes
Livingston
Tangipahoa
16000 acres
$0
$0
78
Bayou Chevreuil LA NRDA Response Site
 E Sciences, Inc
The Site is located within Sections 9, 10, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, 35, and 36, Township 13 South, Range 17 East in St. James and Lafourche Parishes, Louisiana
29.919563
-90.726092
Lafourche
St. James
3813.83
$0
$0
79
PPL20 - Lake Lery March Restoration
Private Landowner
Caernarvon, St. Bernard Parish, LA
29.8258333
-89.8458333
St. Bernard
850 acres
$20000000-25000000
$0
80
Restoring Finfish of Importance to Louisiana Waters via Private Industry
Aqua Green, LLC
$0
$0
81
Mississippi River Diversion (Hope Canal Area)
St. Tammany Parish Government
Reserve, LA
30.1305333
-90.6043611
St. James
St. John the Baptist
$0
$0
82
Convent Diversion
St. Tammany Parish Government
Convent, LA
30.0594194
-90.8401611
St. James
$0
$0
83
Amite River Diversion
St. Tammany Parish Government
Head of Island, LA
30.2265056
-90.7377389
Livingston
$0
$0
84
Northshore Marsh Shoreline Repair|Marsh Creation
St. Tammany Parish Government
Slidell
30.2453111
-89.8521056
St. Tammany
40 ac/1500' shoreline
$2200000
$0
85
Unknown Pass to Rigolets
St. Tammany Parish Government
Orleans Land Bridge
30.107825
-89.6229778
St. Tammany
4-8 miles shoreline protection
$12000000-24000000
$0
86
Northshore Marsh Creation
St. Tammany Parish Government
Lacombe, LA
30.3090722
-89.9549167
St. Tammany
750
$16000000
$0
87
Bayou Bonfouca Marsh Creation
St. Tammany Parish Government
Slidell, LA
30.24365
-89.8424806
St. Tammany
460 ac
$22000000
$0
88
Twin Pipeline Canal Ridge Restoration and Fringe Marsh Creation
South Lafourche Levee District
Midpoint near pipeline canal intersection with Bayou Pointe Au Chien, South of Pointe Au Chien, LA
29.397238
-90.424305
Lafourche
Terrebonne
$0
$0
89
Fritchie Marsh Terracing and Marsh Creation
St. Tammany Parish Government
Slidell, LA
30.2076139
-89.7130694
St. Tammany
1847 ac.
$26000000
$0
90
EKOgrown™ Native Trees for Barrier Islands Restoration
LA Dept. Wildlife and Fisheries
1000 plus acres- TBT
$10,000-20,000/acre
$0
91
Bayou Pattasat Corridor Improvements
City of Slidell
Slidell, LA
30.2705556
-89.7844444
St. Tammany
$17000000
$17000000
92
LL&E South Lafourche Marsh Restoration and Levee Protection
South Lafourche Levee District
Galliano
29.396306
-90.254667
Lafourche
1,856 acres
$0
$0
93
Gulf Saver™ Solutions
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Venice, LA
Plaquemines
500
$0
$0
94
Fourchon Breakwaters Shoreline Protection
Greater Lafourche Port Commission
Fourchon-Gulf of Mexico
29.1132013
-90.1675639
Lafourche
2.5 miles
$0
$0
95
restoration gulf coast
Sheila Heid LLC
Jefferson
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. John the Baptist
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
$0
$0
96
Terrebonne | Lafourche Barrier Islands Segmented Breakwaters Concept
T. Baker Smith, LLC
Lafourche
Terrebonne
45 miles of barrier island coastline
$240000000
$0
97
Caminada Pass Bridge Fishing Pier Restoration
Private Citizen
Jefferson
small with large benefit
$<1,000,000
$0
98
Timbalier Bay Abandoned Canal Hurricane Protection
Pointe Au Chien Indian Tribe
USA
Lafourche
Terrebonne
$0
$0
99
Black Lake Marsh Creation
Black Land Company LLC
Calcasieu
8029 acres
$0
$0
100
Restoring a Small Island in Barataria Bay: Providing Habitat for Nesting Birds
BTNEP
Bay Ronquille
29.33194
-89.86953
Plaquemines
6 acres
$10590160
$0
101
Restoring Small Islands in Barataria Bay: Providing Habitat for Nesting Birds
BTNEP
Bay Ronquille area
29.34672
-89.86905
Plaquemines
6 acres
$2647540
$0
102
Clovelly
Grey K Environmental
29.452289
-90.185203
Lafourche
10,000 acres
$0
$0
103
AQUACULTURE BUILDING COMMUNITIES-Restocking the Gulf and Louisiana Marshlands
Living Waters International
Coastwide
$0
$0
104
Woodlands Trail - Greenway Corridor Project
Woodlands Conservancy, a 501 (c) (3), nonprofit organization; Fed. Tax I.D. 72-1506708
Lower Coast Algiers
29.89884
-89.93353
Orleans
116 - 189 acres
$2100000
$0