Apalachicola Bay Oyster Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)

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: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Species Restoration
Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

Restore and manage 18 acres of oyster reef across a range of conditions to provide information that will allow managers to maximize the resiliency of oysters in Apalachicola Bay and more efficiently restore oyster resources throughout the Gulf of Mexico.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, University of Florida

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 20
Project Name: Apalachicola Bay Oyster Restoration
SourceUID: 40623
Latitude: 29.68307987
Longitude: -84.92862541
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Franklin
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s): Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2019
Implementing Organization: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Melanie Parker
Point of Contact – Phone: melanie.parker@myfwc.com
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, University of Florida
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-apalachicola-bay.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 18
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 4189400
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 4189400
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: 2013
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C