Lower Suwannee and Gulf Watershed Conservation Easement


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance

Targeted Resources

Other

Project Description

Conserve approximately 25,000 acres of coastal forest and wetlands along the Lower Suwanee River and Big Bend coast through conservation easements.

Project Contact

Project Partners

The Conservation Fund, Suwannee River Water Management District

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 1076
Project Name: Lower Suwannee and Gulf Watershed Conservation Easement
SourceUID: 61702
Latitude: 0
Longitude: 0
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Dixie
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s): Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Other
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2019
Implementing Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Leslie Ames
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: Leslie.a.ames@dep.state.fl.us
Other Partners: The Conservation Fund, Suwannee River Water Management District
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-lower%20suwannee-18.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 25066
Close Year: 2019
Close Month: 12
Close day: 31
Purchase Type: Easement
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : State of Florida
Easement Holder Type: State
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: Permanent
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 16250000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 16250000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 10
Total Amount Leveraged: 0