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Dauphin Island Conservation Acquisition

Implementing Organization

The Nature Conservancy, The Town of Dauphin Island

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$3,568,600

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Barrier Islands

Project Description

Acquisition of approximately eight acres of remaining undeveloped beachfront (1,200 linear feet) on a mid-island section of Dauphin Island. This primary barrier island provides important nesting, loafing, stopover and foraging habitats for a variety of coastal birds, shorebirds, neotropical migrants and other avian species, as well as nesting habitat for endangered sea turtles.

Contact

Judy Haner
251-433-1150
jhaner@tnc.org
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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