Small-Scale Spoil Island Restoration & Enhancement Program

Program Name: Small-Scale Spoil Island Restoration & Enhancement Program

Resource Type: State

State: Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Southeast

Agency: Program Source: Grant

Description: The program is open to any governmental agency who owns a spoil island, or any agency, organization, group, or individual who has leased, or has a management agreement for, a spoil island from a governmental entity for restoration, enhancement, and management. Eligible local governmental agencies include municipalities, counties, port authorities, and special taxing districts within the twelve counties of the District (Nassau to Miami-Dade Counties). All applicants will be required to hold a minimum 5-year lease or management and maintenance agreement with the government owner of the spoil island. Eligible projects may include, but are not limited to: exotic vegetation removal; habitat restoration; recreation enhancements such as camping, fishing, docking and mooring areas; environmental education, and information signage.