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Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge Acquisitions

Implementing Organization

The Conservation Fund

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$4,507,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Sea Turtles

Project Description

Acquire priority inholdings in the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge (ACNWR) to protect critical sea turtle nesting habitat. The targeted tracts contain undeveloped beach and dune habitats that are utilized by the largest nesting population of loggerhead and green sea turtles in North America.

Contact

Todd McNew
321-613-5312
tmcnew@conservationfund.org
Project Website
Project Partners

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Brevard County

Affiliated Institutions

None

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