COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 6-Dec-2019

Coastwide Nutria Control Program

PROJECT DATA

PROJECT: Coastwide Nutria Control Program
PRIORITY LIST: 11 PROJECT NO: 1113 CWPPRA NO: LA-CW-1 DNR NO: LA-03B
PROJECT TYPE: Herbivory Control NET ACRES BENEFITTED: 14963
REGION: 0 BASIN: Coastal Basins PARISH: Coastal Parishes
LEAD AGENCY: NRCS
LOCAL SPONSOR: DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF LA

MILESTONES:

CSA EXECUTION: 26-Feb-2002 ( Actual )    
DESIGN COMPLETION: 1-May-2002 ( Actual )    
CONSTRUCTION START: 20-Nov-2002 ( Actual )    
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION: 15-Jul-2003 ( Actual )    
ESCROW AMENDMENT 21-May-2002 ( Actual ) No: 101
MONITORING PLAN APPROVAL:    
O and M PLAN APPROVAL:    
DEAUTHORIZATION DATE:      
CASH FLOW PROECTS:        
Phase 1 Approval: 1/16/2002 ( Actual )    
Phase 2 Approval: 16-Apr-2002 ( Actual )    

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS:

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: 0 Multiple
STATE SENATE DISTRICT: 0 Multiple
STATE HOUSE DISTRICT: 0 Multiple

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COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 6-Dec-2019

Coastwide Nutria Control Program

PROJECT LOCATION:

This project is coastwide covering all coastal parishes.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Incentive payment program to promote the harvest of up to 400,000 nutria annually.

PROJECT STATUS: (Project Status Last Updated: 24-Nov-2014 )

In the Year 12 (2013-2014) Trapping Season, 388,464 nutria tails were collected. Over the life of the project, an average of 336,677 nutria tails have been collected per year. Over that same period, the estimate of coastwide nutria damage has been reduced from 82,080 acres to 4,181 acres.

FUND STATUS:

The current project estimate is $43,291,052 , which includes $1,860,451 for construction first costs, and $2,121,158 and $39,309,443 for 20 years of monitoring and operations and maintenance, respectively.

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