Project Page

Blackwater River South Tract

Implementing Organization

The Conservation Fund

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$5,212,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$2,500,000

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

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

Acquire property in the Perdido River Watershed to protect an estuarine and freshwater habitats. Protecting this property benefits coastal fish and bird resources adversely affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Contact

Raymond S Herndon, Jr.
985-674-3332
rherndon@conservationfund.org
Project Website
Project Partners

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust Conservation and Natural Resources

Affiliated Institutions

None

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