Piloting Turtle Friendly Beach Nourishment Methods (FL)


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Martin County

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife

Project Location: Florida1

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: Unknown
Year Awarded: 0

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Species Restoration
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Species Restoration Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Sea Turtles

Project Description

This project involves the experimental testing of an alternative design for beach restoration/nourishment projects on sea turtle nesting beaches. It is estimated that tens of thousands of hatchlings can be saved annually when the new design is fully implemented.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 436
Project Name: Piloting Turtle Friendly Beach Nourishment Methods (FL)
SourceUID: 197219
Latitude: 27.13566986
Longitude: -80.16659092
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Martin
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Species Restoration Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Targeted Resource(s): Sea Turtles
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2012
Implementing Organization: Martin County
Implementing Organization Type: Local
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Pages/projectlist.aspx
Project Comments: None
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): 700000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife
DWH Dollar Amount : 700000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 0
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


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