Reduce turtle hatchling disorientation on Florida beaches

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Wildlife Foundation of Florida

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: Unknown
Year Awarded: 2010

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Programmatic Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Sea Turtles

Project Description

The Wildlife Foundation of Florida is coordinating lighting fixture replacement on public lands that border priority sea turtle nesting beaches, reducing hatchling mortality.

Project Contact

Project Partners


Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 440
Project Name: Reduce turtle hatchling disorientation on Florida beaches
SourceUID: 15034
Latitude: 30.41114262
Longitude: -88.90583108
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Broward, Sarasota
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Programmatic
Additional Project Action(s): Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Sea Turtles
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Wildlife Foundation of Florida
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Project Comments: Deerfield Beach and Venice municipalities of Broward and Sarasota Counties in Florida.
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): 500000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife
DWH Dollar Amount : 500000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 2010
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0