Northwest Florida Estuarine Habitat Restoration, Protection and Education – Fort Walton Beach


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)

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: Florida1

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 Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Recreational Use Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries Oysters / Reefs

Project Description

This project will construct new boardwalks and connect them to existing boardwalks as well as conducting several small natural resource and habitat enhancement projects in Fort Walton Beach. The improvements include constructing a new educational and interactive boardwalk, expansion of an existing intertidal oyster reef, and restoration of a degraded salt marsh.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 346
Project Name: Northwest Florida Estuarine Habitat Restoration, Protection and Education – Fort Walton Beach
SourceUID: 42
Latitude: 30.40202538
Longitude: -86.60673533
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Okaloosa
Project Category: Recreational Use
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s): Engineering and/or Construction Education and Outreach
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Recreational Use
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Pearce Barrett
Point of Contact – Phone: pearce.barrett@dep.state.fl.us
Point of Contact – Email: 850-245-2106
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/project?id=42
Project Comments: For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the NRDA process and status of projects, see http://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/.
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:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 4643547
DWH Funder: Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)
DWH Funder Type: Joint
DWH Funding Program: Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)
DWH Dollar Amount : 4643547
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


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