Comprehensive Panhandle Coastal Bird Conservation


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
National Audubon Society

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Florida1

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Species Restoration
Monitoring and Observations
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

Work in the Florida Panhandle with volunteers and State and Federal agency partners to improve nesting success of coastal birds through nest protection, stewardship, monitoring and outreach activities. Project will also restore an important nesting island.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Park Service, National Park Service, Department of Defense, Santa Rosa Island Authority, The Nature Conservancy, State University of New York

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 27
Project Name: Comprehensive Panhandle Coastal Bird Conservation
SourceUID: 40622
Latitude: 30.07283232
Longitude: -85.64104734
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Bay, Escambia, Franklin, Gulf, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s): Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2016
Implementing Organization: National Audubon Society
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Julie Wraithmell
Point of Contact – Phone: jwraithmell@audubon.org
Point of Contact – Email: 850-224-7546
Other Partners: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Park Service, National Park Service, Department of Defense, Santa Rosa Island Authority, The Nature Conservancy, State University of New York
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-bird-conservation.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 32
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 3205300
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 3205300
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2013
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C


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