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​Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund New 2018 Projects

In the sixth round of funding, NFWF awarded more than $280 million in 2018 through the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund to 21 new projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Texas. The projects listed below are designed to protect, restore and enhance natural and living resources across the Gulf Coast.

Alabama

In 2018, NFWF awarded more than $48.7 million for eight new projects in the state of Alabama from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund.

Enhanced Fisheries Monitoring in Alabama's Marine Waters - Phase IV

Alabama Artificial Reef and Habitat Enhancement - Phase II

Lightning Point Acquisition and Restoration Project - Phase II  

Restoration of the North Side of Dauphin Island - Phase I

Deer River Shoreline Stabilization - Phase I

Bon Secour River Headwater Restoration - Phase I

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Acquisitions - Phase II

Dauphin Island Causeway Shoreline Restoration Engineering and Design

Florida

In 2018, NFWF awarded more than $53 million for seven new projects in the state of Florida from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund.

​Pensacola East Bay Oyster Habitat Restoration - Phase II 

Restoration of Florida’s Coastal Dune Lakes – Phase II

Lower Suwannee and Gulf Watershed Conservation Easement

Eliminating Light Pollution at Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches - Phase III

Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge Acquisitions

Long-Term Sea Turtle Predation Management

Southwest Florida Wading Bird Nesting Island Enhancement

Louisiana

In 2018, NFWF has awarded $161.4 million from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund to support restoration of the Terrebonne Basin barrier island system in the state of Louisiana. 

Terrebonne Basin Barrier Island and Beach Nourishment Construction 

Texas

In 2018, NFWF has awarded of more than $19.1 million for five new projects in the state of Texas from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund.

​East Matagorda Bay Land Conservation 

Greens Lake Protection and Marsh Restoration - Phase II

South Padre Island Land Acquisitions - Phase II

Port Aransas Nature Preserve Debris Removal

Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor Acquisitions - Phase III

View a comprehensive list of all projects awarded by the GEBF here.

 

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