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Gulf Highlands Conservation Acquisition

Implementing Organization

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$37,957,100

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

Beaches/Dunes

Project Description

Acquire, conserve, and manage 113 acres with 2,700 feet of Gulf frontage beach/dune habitat the largest, privately held, undeveloped beachfront parcel remaining in coastal Alabama. Protection of this key habitat would benefit nesting sea turtles, migratory birds and shorebirds, and allow its continued function as refuge for the endangered Alabama beach mouse.

Contact

Eliska Morgan
251-380-7944
Eliska.Morgan@dcnr.alabama.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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