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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announces Projects

More than $80 Million goes toward a third round of Gulf restoration programs

On Tuesday, November 10th the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the award of more than $80 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF). The funding will go toward 22 projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Texas. This is the third round of grants from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF). Projects in Florida that received funding include:

  • Enhanced Assessment for Recovery of Gulf of Mexico Fisheries - Phase III $5,814,200
  • Pensacola East Bay Oyster Habitat Restoration- Phase I $1,957,600
  • Increased Capacity for Marine Mammal Response & Analysis $4,400,000
  • Eliminating Light Pollution on Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches - Phase II $2,115,100
  • Water Quality Improvements to Enhance Fisheries Habitat in the Lower
  • Choctawhatchee River Basin - Phase I $931,600
  • Florida Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund Restoration Strategy $4,514,048