10 Deepwater Horizon restoration projects totaling nearly $134 million have been selected and approved by the Deepwater Horizon NRDA Trustee Council.
The approved projects are intended to benefit sea turtles, birds, and fish; increase recreational opportunities; and improve nearshore and reef habitats.
Out of the $134 million, about $126 million will be devoted to ecological projects.
About $8 million will be devoted to projects that address lost recreational use.
Deepwater Horizon restoration projects:
Osprey Restoration in Coastal Alabama
Alabama Living Shorelines Projects
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Trail Enhancement
Seagrass Recovery at Gulf Islands National Seashore
Bike and Pedestrian Use Enhancements at Davis Bayou, Gulf Islands National Seashore
Restoring Living Shorelines and Reefs in Mississippi Estuaries
Texas Rookery Islands—Galveston Bay and East Matagorda Bay
Sea Turtle Early Restoration
Pelagic Longline Bycatch Reduction
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