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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


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF


Project Category


Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources


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.


Raya Pruner
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Project Partners

US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), 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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