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​Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund Projects

Following consultation with state and federal resource agencies, NFWF has awarded funding from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund to the projects listed below. To date, more than $290 million has been obligated for projects designed to protect, restore and enhance natural and living resources across the Gulf Coast.


Restoration & Enhancement of Oyster Reefs in Alabama

D'Olive Watershed Restoration

Fowl River Watershed Restoration


Management & Restoration of Escribano Point Coastal Habitat - Phase I

Government Street Regional Stormwater Pond at Corrine Jones Park

Apalachicola Bay Oyster Restoration

Comprehensive Panhandle Coastal Bird Conservation

Eliminating Light Pollution on Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches

Enhanced Assessment for Recovery of Gulf of Mexico Fisheries – Phase I


Caminada Beach and Dune Increment II:

Engineering & Design


East Timbalier Island: Engineering & Design

Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion: Engineering & Design

Lower Mississippi River Sediment Diversions: Planning

Increase Atchafalaya Flow to Terrebonne: Planning


Audubon Coastal Bird Stewardship Program

Mississippi Coastal Preserves Program

Coastal Stream & Habitat Initiative

Mississippi Coastal Restoration Plan


Sea Rim State Park Coastal Dune Restoration

Galveston Island State Park Marsh Restoration & Protection

West Galveston Bay Conservation Corridor Habitat Preservation

Oyster Reef Restoration in East Bay

Gulf Coast Migratory Waterfowl Habitat Enhancement

Powderhorn Ranch Land Aquisition

Learn more about NFWF's Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund.

Click on the map below to learn how the Fund works in each of the Gulf states.