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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Acquisition

Implementing Organization

The Conservation Fund

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$5,914,900

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

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

This project will permanently protect lands identified by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service as the highest priority for acquisition and long-term management by the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). It will add the 250- acre Navy Cove tract, which is currently under contract for purchase by The Conservation Fund. These lands are included within the congressionally authorized land acquisition boundary for the Little Point Clear Unit of the Bon Secour NWR.

Contact

Raymond S Herndon
985-674-3332
rherndon@conservationfund.org
Project Website
Project Partners

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Affiliated Institutions

None

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