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Green Cay Gut Headcuts Stabilization Project : final report
  • Published Date:
    2017
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Green Cay Gut Headcuts Stabilization Project : final report
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Horsley Witten Group, Inc ; St. Croix Environmental Association ; United States Virgin Islands, Department of Planning and Natural Resources, ; ... More ▼
  • Description:
    "This report documents completion of the Green Cay Gut Headcut Stabilization construction project as part of HW's final project closeout requirements under the NOAA CRCP Order No. DG-133C-12-BA-0056/C-0013. The following objectives were successfully met by this project: 1. Cessation of active headcut migration and a reduction of sediment loads to Chenay Bay, which is impaired for turbidity; 2. Implementation of a priority watershed restoration project identified in the NOAA-funded 2011 Watershed Management Plan for the St. Croix East End Marine Park; 3. Development of a list of native plants suitable for gut restoration projects in the USVI and support of the island's only native plant nursery; 4. Creation of an interagency partnership to fund implementation and provide support during project permitting and construction; 5. Completion of proper permitting at the Territorial and Federal Level; 6. Capacity building for the St. Croix Environment Association to manage permitting, construction bidding, construction oversight, and grant administration for a watershed restoration project; 7. Demonstration of a headcut restoration technique using a combination of rock step pool and vegetation that has not been previously used in the VI; and 8. Preparation of engineering design plans for downstream Phase II work"--Page 2.

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  • Funding:
    Funding: NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, National Marine Fisheries Service,; project number: 1076.;
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