Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund New 2020 Projects
In the eighth round of funding, NFWF awarded more than $71 million in 2020 from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to 13 new projects and 3 existing projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and Texas. The projects listed below are designed to protect, restore and enhance natural and living resources across the Gulf Coast.
In 2020, NFWF has awarded nearly $26 million for three new projects and one existing project in the state of Alabama from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund.
AMENDMENT - Dauphin Island Causeway Shoreline and Habitat Restoration Project
Dauphin Island East End Beach and Dune Restoration - Phase I
Bon Secour River Headwaters Restoration - Phase II
Wolf Creek Headwaters Restoration - Phase I
In 2020, NFWF has awarded more than $20 million for three new projects and one existing project in the state of Florida from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund.
AMENDMENT- Increased Capacity for Marine Mammal Response
Ladson Tract Conservation Easement
Marine Mammal Pathobiology Laboratory
Restoring Florida's Shorebird and Seabird Populations- Phase II
In 2020, NFWF has awarded more than $5 million for one new project and one existing project in the state of Mississippi from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund.
AMENDMENT- Reef Fish Assessment for Mississippi Coastal and Nearshore Waters - Phase IV
Migratory Bird Habitat Creation in the Lower Mississippi River Valley
In 2020, NFWF has awarded of nearly $20 million for seven new projects in the state of Texas from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund.
Hydrological Restoration of Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge Wetlands- Phase II
Powderhorn West Conservation Easement
Powderhorn Lake and Matagorda Bay Shoreline Conservation - Phase I
Carancahua Bay Habitat Preservation and Enhancement - Phase II
Bahia Grande Habitat Restoration - Phase II
Adaptive Management for the Texas Coast
View a comprehensive list of all projects awarded by the GEBF here.