Oyster Reef Habitat Restoration in Saint Andrew Bay


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: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

Create over a half-mile of oyster reef habitat which is expected to protect and expand hundreds of acres of degraded seagrass habitat in St. Andrew Bay.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, University of Florida, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Saint Andrew Bay Resource Management Association

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 282
Project Name: Oyster Reef Habitat Restoration in Saint Andrew Bay
SourceUID: 45902
Latitude: 30.25625822
Longitude: -85.84947111
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Bay
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Deborah Furrow
Point of Contact – Phone: Deborah.Furrow@MyFWC.com
Point of Contact – Email: 850-617-9549
Other Partners: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, University of Florida, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Saint Andrew Bay Resource Management Association
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-st-andrew-oyster-14.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: 2.67000008
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1973500
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1973500
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: 2014
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB