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Restoration ​of Florida’s Coastal Dune Lakes - Phase II

Implementing Organization

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), The Atlanta Botanical Garden

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$2,503,000

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

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Beaches/Dunes

Project Description

This project will complete the restoration of wetland habitats on an additional 90 acres within Deer Lake State Park, part of Florida’s unique coastal dune lakes system. Restoration of the remaining degraded wetlands will complete the restoration to hisotrical habitat succession across the entire Deer Lake coastal dune lake watershed.

Contact

Raya Pruner
850-233-5110
850-233-5110
Project Website
Project Partners

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Affiliated Institutions

Land restoration acres represent the wetland restoration metric in the proposal. The additional acrage represents the acres enrolled in the prescribed burn program.

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