Restoration of Florida’s Coastal Dune Lakes


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), The Atlanta Botanical Garden

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

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Beaches / Dunes
Birds / Bird Habitat
Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

Restore species diversity and ecological processes to wetlands of coastal dune lakes through invasive species removal, plantings of rare plant species, prescribed fire and predator removal in adjacent beach dune habitat.

Project Contact

Project Partners

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 283
Project Name: Restoration of Florida’s Coastal Dune Lakes
SourceUID: 46147, 48340
Latitude: 30.31427088
Longitude: -86.06232399
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Walton
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Additional Project Action(s): Species Restoration
Targeted Resource(s): Beaches / Dunes
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), The Atlanta Botanical Garden
Implementing Organization Type: Joint
Point of Contact – Name: Raya Pruner
Point of Contact – Phone: raya.pruner@dep.state.fl.us
Point of Contact – Email: 850-233-5110
Other Partners: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-dune-lakes-14.pdf
Project Comments: Land restoration acres represent the wetland restoration metric in the proposal. The additional acrage represents the acres enrolled in the prescribed burn program.
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: 265
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 270
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 3045400
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 3045400
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