NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Project Title: Planning Coastal Resilience and Ecosystem Restoration at Tyndall Air Force Base (FL)
The Nature Conservancy
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Design the reconstruction of Tyndall Air Force Base through restoring dunes, salt marshes, and oyster reefs to make the base more resilient and provide habitat for coastal resident and migratory species. Project will gather data and develop engineering designs and permits to implement four projects to enhance habitats critical for biodiversity and military infrastructure resilience along 6,000 feet of shoreline.

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Tyndall Air Force Base sits along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico Coast in Bay County, Florida, 12 miles east of Panama City. The base includes a barrier island bordered on the SW by the Gulf of Mexico, while the main base is bordered on the SW by Saint Andrew Bay and Sound, and on the NE by East Bay.