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Published Sept. 21, 2020
Expiration date: 10/21/2020

NAME OF APPLICANT:  St. Gabriel Wildlife Refuge and Mitigation Bank, LLC, 36225 Swadow Wood Lane, Prairieville, Louisiana 70769 ATTN: Frank Bonifay.

LOCATION OF WORK:  The proposed project area is located in Section 33, Township 8 South, Range 2 East, westerly of Prairieville, in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Lake Pontchartrain Basin USGS Hydrologic Unit Code 08070203  (Lat. 30.304297    Long. -91.014411)

CHARACTER OF WORK:    The Sponsor proposes enhancement and long-term protection of a 235.09 acre tract.  The scope of work includes installation of three (3) 42-inch flapgated culverts in the Alligator Bayou/Braud Canal levee artificially separating Bluff Swamp from the remainder of Spanish Lake (completed in 2008) and other ongoing vegetative enhancements. The original +/- 1,240-acre proposal was previously authorized as suitable for compensatory mitigation in 1995.  Most credits associated with the original proposal used were to satisfy an EPA Consent Decree.  Credits associated with the subject acreage were not made available to the public and consists of 108.7 acres bottomland hardwood wetlands and 126.4 acres of cypress swamp habitats.  This action would formalize establishment of this work as an approved mitigation bank.  The mitigation banking prospectus is attached.