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Bon Secour - Oyster Bay Wetland Acquisition Project

Implementing Organization

City of Gulf Shores

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$12,511,400

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

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

Protect and restore approximately 836 acres of diverse coastal habitat in the City of Gulf Shores. The tidal marshes, maritime forests, and freshwater swamps located in this project area are important habitat for many species of conservation significance including threatened and endangered species such as the Alabama red-bellied turtle and the eastern indigo snake, and various wading birds.

Contact

Dan Bond
251-968-9825
dbond@gulfshoresal.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Affiliated Institutions

None

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