Table 7. U.S. and Canadian Wetland Restoration Projects
Project Country Wetland area (acres) Project cost Annualized project cost O&M cost Total annual cost Annual cost per acre
Turning Basin Number 3 Restoration U.S. 6 $2,603,900 $150,584 $3,000 $153,584 $24,772
Coastal Wetlands Rehabilitation Canada 10 $4,057,200 $234,629 $0 $234,629 $24,357
Puget Creek Estuary Restoration U.S. 1 $182,000 $10,525 $0 $10,525 $21,050
Re-Introduction of Southern Wild Rice Into Cootes Paradise Canada 1 $188,400 $10,897 $0 $10,897 $17,646
Ocean Pines U.S. 9 $2,289,000 $132,373 $0 $132,373 $15,573
Rooster Island U.S. 5 $988,000 $57,136 $0 $57,136 $11,660
Toronto Islands Habitat Restoration: Franklin Garden Demonstration Wetland Canada 1 $235,700 $13,629 $0 $13,629 $11,035
Munyon Island Wetland Restoration U.S. 11 $1,460,000 $84,432 $0 $84,432 $7,676
Potters Marsh Rehabilitation and Enhancement U.S. 32 $3,050,000 $176,382 $6,100 $182,482 $5,703
Hidden Lake Restoration/Great Marsh Restoration Project U.S. 47 $2,725,000 $157,587 $6,000 $163,587 $3,481
Youth and Community Greening the Rouge River Watershed Canada 21 $1,192,700 $68,973 $0 $68,973 $3,285
Galilee Salt Marsh Restoration, Narragansett, Rhode Island U.S. 34 $1,548,000 $89,521 $10,000 $99,521 $2,927
Humber Bay Shores Butterfly Meadow Canada 2 $79,900 $4,621 $0 $4,621 $2,495
Rouge Watershed Wetland Creation Initiative: Phase 3 Canada 17 $682,400 $682,400 $0 $39,462 $2,282
Peoria Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project U.S. 168 $4,419,000 $255,551 $19,800 $275,351 $1,639
Peoria Lake Enhancement U.S. 168 $4,419,000 $255,551 $0 $255,551 $1,521
Porter Levee Section 1135 Restoration Project U.S. 8 $223,000 $12,896 $0 $12,896 $1,433
Lower Don River - Habitat Restoration Projects Canada 24 $604,700 $34,968 $0 $34,968 $1,430
Milne Park Natural and Cultural Heritage Restoration Project Phase III Canada 3 $70,500 $4,075 $0 $4,075 $1,179
Granger Greenway Habitat Enhancement Canada 8 $165,600 $9,574 $0 $9,574 $1,147
Spencer Creek Fisheries Projects Canada 9 $148,000 $8,560 $0 $8,560 $990
Brown Lake, Cameron and Calcasieu Parishes, Louisiana U.S. 89 $1,504,000 $86,976 $0 $86,976 $977
Toronto Island Sand Dune Restoration Canada 2 $38,400 $2,221 $0 $2,221 $899
Deepwater Slough Section 1135 Project U.S. 204 $2,509,000 $145,096 $10,000 $155,096 $760
Yolo Basin, Davis Site U.S. 268 $0 $0 $185,000 $185,000 $503
Piedmond Lake, Lick Run Reclamation Project Kirkwood Township, Ohio U.S. 97 $686,000 $39,671 $2,277 $41,948 $432
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana, Wetland Creation and Restoration Project U.S. 151 $1,076,000 $62,225 $0 $62,225 $412
Hart-Miller Island U.S. 200 $0 $0 $77,400 $77,400 $387
Humberwood Bird Habitat Enhancement Project Canada 1 $5,900 $342 $0 $342 $346
Mississippi River - Gulf Outlet Mile 14 to Mile 11, Marsh Creation, Louisiana U.S. 100 $558,000 $32,269 $0 $32,269 $323
Hamilton Harbour Watershed Stewardship Project Canada 29 $132,200 $7,646 $0 $7,646 $266
Amazon Creek Wetlands Restoration, Eugene, Oregon U.S. 181 $0 $0 $46,735 $46,735 $258
Lake Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Enhancement U.S. 3,250 $12,460,000 $720,563 $29,800 $750,363 $231
Orwell Lake, Otter Tail County, Minnesota U.S. 67 $224,000 $12,954 $1,500 $14,454 $216
Grindstone Creek & Cootes Paradise Rehabilitation Project Canada 667 $2,485,800 $143,757 $0 $143,757 $216
Bruce's Mill Dam Decommissioning & Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Project Canada 7 $20,900 $1,207 $0 $1,207 $163
Old Leon River Channel Wetland Restoration, Proctor Lake, Texas U.S. 100 $188,500 $10,901 $3,000 $13,901 $139
Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement U.S. 165 $0 $0 $21,700 $21,700 $132
Fern Ridge Lake Marsh Restoration U.S. 347 $540,200 $31,240 $13,400 $44,640 $129
Yolo Basin Wetlands, Sacramento River, California U.S. 2,513 $0 $0 $322,400 $322,400 $128
Calcasieu River and Pass U.S. 120 $260,000 $15,036 $0 $15,036 $125
Chester River Bodkin Island, Maryland U.S. 8 $0 $0 $817 $817 $109
Lake Winnibigoshish- Waterfowl Ponds U.S. 44 $78,300 $4,530 $0 $4,530 $103
Leech Lake Reservation, Lake Winnibigoshish, Cass County, Minnesota U.S. 44 $78,300 $4,530 $0 $4,530 $103
Sagamore Marsh Restoration U.S. 50 $0 $0 $5,000 $5,000 $100
Homme Lake Reservoir, Walsh County, ND U.S. 20 $29,800 $1,723 $0 $1,723 $86
Lewisville Lake Wildlife Habitat Restoration Project, Denton County, Texas U.S. 1,012 $880,000 $50,890 $21,200 $72,090 $71
Somerville Lake Wetlands Restoration U.S. 312 $235,700 $13,631 $7,000 $20,631 $66
Claireville Natural Area Enhancement Canada 46 $44,200 $2,555 $0 $2,555 $55
Flag Pond Wetland Restoration U.S. 350 $211,400 $12,225 $5,000 $17,225 $49
Dead Lake Waterfowl Impoundment U.S. 96 $75,400 $4,360 $0 $4,360 $45
Barataria Basin Waterway, Marsh Creation, Mile 31 to Mile 24.5, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana U.S. 200 $150,000 $8,675 $0 $8,675 $43
Willapa River Estuarine Restoration Project U.S. 351 $0 $0 $11,500 $11,500 $33
Trestle Bay Restoration, Oregon U.S. 603 $237,600 $13,740 $0 $13,740 $23
Sally Jones Lake Vian, OK U.S. 650 $100,000 $5,783 $5,000 $10,783 $17
Green Island Headwall Modification U.S. 1,400 $254,900 $14,739 $1,000 $15,739 $11
Murphy Island, Santee Wildlife Refuge U.S. 5,500 $0 $0 $18,800 $18,800 $3
Nimrod Waterfowl Levee U.S. 1,800 $96,300 $5,569 $0 $5,569 $2
Salt Bayou, McFaddin Ranch U.S. 60,000 $2,339,500 $135,294 $0 $135,294 $2