Restoration of Florida’s Coastal Dune Lakes - Phase II
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), The Atlanta Botanical Garden
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
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.
US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Land restoration acres represent the wetland restoration metric in the proposal. The additional acrage represents the acres enrolled in the prescribed burn program.