Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Year Awarded: 2014
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.