National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Refuge receives grant for marine mammal rescue, research

Refuge receives grant for marine mammal rescue, research

The Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge (ECWR) has received a grant of nearly $251,000 to support the Marine Mammal Stranding Team’s efforts to rescue and research some of the Gulf of Mexico’s most endangered species. ECWR executive director Carol “Stormy” Andersen said the grant award caps off a yearlong effort to secure the funds through the […]

Pier receives turtle-friendly light grant

Pier receives turtle-friendly light grant

The Navarre Beach Fishing Pier has received a grant to install new and updated turtle-friendly lighting along the pier, in the store, in the restaurant, at volleyball courts and possibly in parking areas. The grant is awarded through the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Read the full article in […]

NFWF announces $34.3M for Gulf restoration projects in Florida

NFWF announces $34.3M for Gulf restoration projects in Florida

Gov. Rick Scott and The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the funding of $34.3 million for nine Florida projects that address high priority conservation needs. The projects are designed to remedy harm or reduce the risk of future harm to natural resources that were affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “This $34.3 […]