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Restoration and Enhancement of Oyster Reefs in Alabama

Implementing Organization

Alabama Department of Marine Resources

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$3,750,000

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

Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Oysters/Reefs

Project Description

Restore 600 acres of oyster reef by placing new cultch material to increase spat settlement and oyster production. This project will increase Alabama's oyster reefs by nearly 30 percent.

Contact

Chris Blankenship
None
chris.blankenship@dcnr.alabama.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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