NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Lower MS Alluvial Valley Fund
Project Title: Restoring Hydrology and Monitoring Species Response in the Blackhawk Scar Lakes Ecosystem (LA)
Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee
Project ID:

Repair and replace water control structures to restore more natural hydrology and stream connectivity to 700 acres of floodplain habitat on the R.K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area in Louisiana. Project will monitor floodplain resource use by alligator gar and associated fish communities, monitor water quality improvements post-restoration, and engage private landowners to share lessons learned and floodplain management recommendations to improve fish and wildlife habitat.

Award Amount:
R. K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area in Louisiana