Escribano Point Coastal Habitat Acquistion and Restoration – Phase I


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), The Trust for Public Land

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection
Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Terrestrial Habitat
Shorelines

Project Description

Protect and restore coastal habitat of Escribano Point within the Yellow River Wildlife Management Area in Pensacola Bay. FWC will work with the Trust for Public Land to acquire key inholdings within the reserve.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Florida Department Environmental Protection, Florida Forest Service, Eglin Air Force Base, Northwest Florida Water Management District, Florida Division of Historic
Resources

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 52
Project Name: Escribano Point Coastal Habitat Acquistion and Restoration – Phase I
SourceUID: 40620
Latitude: 30.49211063
Longitude: -86.99301771
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Santa Rosa
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Shorelines
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2024
Implementing Organization: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), The Trust for Public Land
Implementing Organization Type: Joint
Point of Contact – Name: Deborah Furrow
Point of Contact – Phone: Deborah.Furrow@MyFWC.com
Point of Contact – Email: 850-617-9549
Other Partners: Florida Department Environmental Protection, Florida Forest Service, Eglin Air Force Base, Northwest Florida Water Management District, Florida Division of Historic
Resources
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-escribano-point.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 40
Close Year: 2014
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee
Landowner: State of Florida
Landowner Type: State
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Open
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: 2706
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 3
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1731000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1731000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2013
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C