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Mobile Bay Shore Habitat Conservation Acquisition Initiative - Phase II

Implementing Organization

City of Mobile

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$6,923,800

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

Phase II of the Mobile Bay Shore Habitat Conservation and Acquisition Initiative (AL) (the aProjecta) is to acquire, restore and preserve intact high-priority, undeveloped intertidal habitat properties within three specific areas of the City of Mobile: (Area 1) riparian, wetland and upland habitats in the Dog River Watershed (Perch Creek) near its connection to Mobile Bay; (Area 2) bay shore property in the Garrows Bend Watershed connecting to Helen Wood Park on the mouth of Dog River; and (Area 3) the lower watershed area of the Three Mile Creek Watershed for purposes of implementing the recommendations of the Three Mile Creek Watershed Management Plan.

Contact

Keri Renee Coumanis
251-208-7272
coumanis@cityofmobile.org
Project Website
Project Partners

Alabama Department of Transportation, Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, The Nature Conservancy, Alabama Coastal Foundation, Mobile United, Martin Luther King Jr. Redevelopment Authority

Affiliated Institutions

None

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