University of Florida, Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
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
Restore a degraded chain of oyster reefs in the Big Bend area of Florida to promote resilience and ecological benefit to a 50,000 acre coastal landscape comprised of vast salt marshes, seagrass beds and coastal forests that collectively host numerous fish and wildlife species of conservation and economic importance.