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Coral Reef Restoration For Environmental And Economic Enhancement Of The Florida Keys

Implementing Organization

County Of Monroe


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Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component


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Project Actions

Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Corals/Coral Reefs

Project Description

This project will restore degraded reefs in the Florida Keys via the outplanting of nursery-reared corals. Project objectives include increasing live coral cover, increasing the populations of federally threatened coral species, habitat restoration, improving the long-term outlook of coral populations, and improving the recreational and tourism value of Monroe County reefs. The scope of work includes a three-year performance period for outplanting coral, with a target of 24,000 corals outplanted.


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