Coastal Program


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Agency NameU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
Affiliationfederal government
Web Sitehttp://www.fws.gov/coastal
Project Annual Funding Level varies, FY2016 was $261K
Range of Funding (Landowner) varies
Criteria for funding project Projects should be on the ground proposals where acreage (coastal or upland) will be gained through either enhancement or restoration activities. Restoration and enhancement projects are prioritized over research oriented proposals.
Geographic Coverage AreaAll 19 southernmost counties, with priority in coastal areas
Description of ProgramThe mission of the South Florida Coastal Ecosystem Program is to conserve healthy coastal ecosystems for the benefit of fish, wildlife, and people through cooperative partnerships that identify, restore, and protect habitat in priority coastal areas. 
When are landowner applications accepted?Proposals are accepted throughout the year.
Match Required? No match required, but additional partners on a project will increase ranking.
Target Invasive Species?FLEPPC-listed invasive species. Program benefits federally and state listed threatened and endangered species.
Any other Requirements or Eligibility?
Agreement RequiredYes flexible and multiyear agreement
Permanent Contact PersonKevin Kalasz
Contact number772-469-4227
e-mail addresskevin_kalasz@fws.gov
contacted last2017-01-13 00:00:00.0