Private/Public Partnership expands Gulf Coast conservation
Four hundred and seventy acres of critical land, water and wildlife along the Alabama Gulf Coast have been conserved under a partnership between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, The Conservation Fund and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
The Conservation Fund purchased the property and transferred it in two phases to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) at the request of the Service and the State of Alabama. This project was made possible thanks to funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund, which was established by a federal court order addressing criminal cases related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Click here for the press release from The Conservation Fund.