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Restoration of Florida's Coastal Dune Lakes

Implementing Organization

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

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$5,916,000

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

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Beaches/Dunes

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.

Contact

Raya Pruner
850-233-5110
raya.pruner@dep.state.fl.us
Project Website
Project Partners

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

Affiliated Institutions

Land restoration acres represent the wetland restoration metric in the proposal. The additional acrage represents the acres enrolled in the prescribed burn program.

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