Gulf Coast Discovery Center, Phase I

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Santa Rosa, County Of

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2017

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity Recreational Resources

Project Description

This project includes the design and permitting (Phase I) for the construction of a 9,000 sq. ft. LEED certified, Marine Interpretive Center (Gulf Coast Discovery Center). The Northwest Florida Marine Education and Discovery of Gulf Ecosystems, Inc. (NWFL Marine EDGE) has a mission to promote the appreciation, conservation, and understanding of the marine ecosystem of coastal Florida through education, service and hands-on, feet-wet experiences.

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Project ID: 771
Project Name: Gulf Coast Discovery Center, Phase I
SourceUID: RDCGR210037
Latitude: 30.38215284
Longitude: -86.85946565
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Santa Rosa
Project Category: Other
Project Action: Planning
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and/or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s): Recreational Resources
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2019
Implementing Organization: Santa Rosa, County Of
Implementing Organization Type: Local
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Project Comments: At this time, U.S. Department of Treasury cannot confirm the accuracy of this information. Please go to for the latest information about this project.
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): 272950
DWH Funder: The U.S. Department of Treasury
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component
DWH Dollar Amount : 272950
DWH Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2017
Award Month: 12
Total Amount Leveraged: 0