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Dauphin Island Bird Habitat Acquisition and Enhancement Program

Implementing Organization

Dauphin Island Park & Beach Board, The Nature Conservancy, Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuaries


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Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF


Project Category


Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird Habitat

Project Description

This project will enhance coastal bird habitat along one mile of recently restored beach that is immediately adjacent to a 200 acre bird sanctuary on Dauphin Island. The project will include sand fencing, dune plantings, signage, stewardship, and, if necessary, additional sand placement. Additionally, funding is intended to acquire and enhance important bird habitats on Dauphin Island to benefit shorebirds, wading birds and seasonal migrants.


Sherry Cain
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Project Partners

Town of Dauphin Island, Birmingham Audubon

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