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West End Bird Plan Public Comment Period – The Town of Dauphin Island and Mobile County have developed this plan with funding provided by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement through the Alabama Trustee Implementation Group. The Plan is intended to guide future implementation of management activities for the uninhabited far West End of the Island with the goal of increasing nesting bird populations and enhancing habitat quality and availability. Please send comments to Chris Warn ( The document can be accessed here

Project Update  9.15.23

The Town is working with their engineering team to design restoration alternatives to restore the west end of Dauphin Island. We expect this process to take several years to design, engineer, permit, and
secure construction funding. NFWF GEBF and GOMESA grants are funding full design and permitting. The engineering team and Town of Dauphin Island conducts regular meetings with federal and state
partners to discuss funding and sand sources. Coastal change and modeling tasks have been completed. Field investigations are underway including survey, geotechnical investigations, and cultural resource


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