Restoring Florida’s Shorebird & Seabird Populations a Phase I


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Audubon Florida

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: 2016

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations
Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat

Project Description

Initiative continues and expands upon critical foundational work previously funded through GEBF and other sources by inaugurating a dedicated shorebird and seabird program across the Florida Gulf Coast, with a goal to reverse the continued population declines in five focal species and begin to increase them over time.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Various Florida Shorebird Alliance partners

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 695
Project Name: Restoring Florida’s Shorebird & Seabird Populations a Phase I
SourceUID: 54186
Latitude: 28.31584692
Longitude: -81.68724992
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County:
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s): Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2020
Implementing Organization: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Audubon Florida
Implementing Organization Type: Joint
Point of Contact – Name: Janine Morganstern
Point of Contact – Phone: janine.morganstern@myFWC.com
Point of Contact – Email: 727-502-4783
Other Partners: Various Florida Shorebird Alliance partners
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/fl-bird-restoration-16.pdf
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: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 11250000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 11250000
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: 2016
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C