Developing Enhanced Recreational Opportunities on Escribano Point Portion of the Yellow River WMA


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Year Awarded: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Recreational Use

Project Description

This project will improve public access and enjoyment of natural resources at the Escribano Point portion of the Yellow River Wildlife Management Area. The improvements include: 1) an entrance kiosk, information, parking and facilities; 2) north beach hammock parking, interpretive, fishing and picnicking facilities; 3) primitive camping sites; 4) wildlife viewing facilities; 5) Escribano Point parking, interpretive, fishing and picnicking facilities; and 6) bear-proof containers for trash and storing food at campsites. Additionally there will be one-time assessment and mapping activities necessary for developing the site for outdoor recreation purposes. Funding for hurricane debris removal and road repair with hydrologic restoration is also included.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 324
Project Name: Developing Enhanced Recreational Opportunities on Escribano Point Portion of the Yellow River WMA
SourceUID: 20
Latitude: 30.50512437
Longitude: -87.02035521
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Santa Rosa
Project Category: Recreational Use
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and/or Recreational Use
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Catalina Weaver
Point of Contact – Phone: catalina.weaver@myfwc.com
Point of Contact – Email: 850-922-6160
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/project?id=20
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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: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 2576365
DWH Funder: Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)
DWH Funder Type: Joint
DWH Funding Program: Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)
DWH Dollar Amount : 2576365
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Award Year: 2014
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0