Protect Florida Springs Plate

Protect Florida Springs Tag GrantsFY 2016-17

Project Name: Rainbow Springs SPRINGSWATCH
Grant Amount: $10,215.00
Project Name: Volusia Blue Spring Restoration Action Plan and Executive Summary
Grant Amount: $16,500.00
Project Name: Wakulla Springs Water Quality Restoration
Grant Amount: $15,000.00
Notes: Committee recommended a higher award. Request was $10,000
Project Name: Hernando County Fertilizer Ordinance Survey and Results Outreach
Grant Amount: $14,511.00
Project Name: Springs Protection Outreach Campaign
Grant Amount: $9,000.00
Notes: $20,320
Project Name: Characterizing and Monitoring Environmental Parameters as Springs in the Lower Oklawaha River
Grant Amount: $20,000.00
Notes: Committee recommended a higher award. Request was $14,058
Project Name: The Water Festival: Celebrating Water Through Art
Grant Amount: $17,000.00
Notes: Funded on the condition the PFS tag is the headline sponsor
Project Name: Wakulla Spring Dark Waters: Causes and Sources Phase II
Grant Amount: $32,900.00
Total PFS Grants: $135,126.00


Hunting Conservation Plate

WFF - Deer TagFY 2016-17

Project Name: Hunt Camp Scholarships
Grant Amount: $7,500.00
Project Name: NW YHPF Trailer
Grant Amount: $8,000.00
Project Name: YHPF Regional Trailer Restocking
Grant Amount: $10,000.00
Project Name: FHF Youth Hunts
Grant Amount: $7,725.00
Project Name: 4-H Wildlife and Outdoor Recreation Day Camp
Grant Amount: $2,900.00
Project Name: Youth Day
Grant Amount: $4,050.00
Project Name: Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Entrance Improvements (Check Station)
Grant Amount: $40,000.00
Project Name: Provide Mobility Impaired Access on Wildlife Management Areas
Grant Amount: $30,000.00
Total WFF grants: $110,175.00


Conserve Wildlife Plate

CWT GrantsFY 2016-17

Project Name: Bear Demographics in Apalachicola Bear Management Unit Year 1
Grant Amount: $50,000.00
Project Name: Bear Management (Trash cans, etc.) This is scalable.
Grant Amount: $327,147.00
Project Name: Journey of the Whooping Crane
Grant Amount: $50,000.00
Project Name: Avian and Terrestrial Wildlife Disease Surveillance and Response Program-- CWD & Avian Influenza Veterinarian
Grant Amount: $64,500.00
Project Name: Southeastern At-Risk Species Program (SEARS)
Grant Amount: $50,000.00
Project Name: Reintroduction of Eastern Indigo Snakes to the Florida Panhandle
Grant Amount: $38,353.00
Total CWT grants: $580,000.00


Conserve Wildlife Tag GrantsFY 2015-16

Project Name: Avian and Terrestrial Wildlife Disease Surveillance and Response Program
Applicant Agency: FWRI
Contact Person: Mark Cunningham
Contact E-Mail: Mark.Cunningham@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $64,500
Cash Match: $18,259
Total Project Cost: $82,759
Project Name: Incentives to Increase Bear-resistant Equipment Availability
Applicant Agency: HSC
Contact Person: Dave Telesco
Contact E-Mail: David.Telesco@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $80,000
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $80,000
Project Name: Understanding and Connecting Americans with Nature (UCAN) Phase 3
Applicant Agency: OED / OWVPA
Contact Person: Jerrie Lindsey
Contact E-Mail: Jerrie.Lindsey@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $100,000
Cash Match: $1,050,000
Total Project Cost: $1,150,000
Project Name: Southeastern At-Risk Species Program (SEARS)
Applicant Agency: HSC
Contact Person: Brad Gruver, Brian Branciforte
Contact E-Mail: Brad.Gruver@MyFWC.com, Brian.Branciforte@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $50,000
Cash Match: $569,172
Total Project Cost: $619,172
Project Name: Genetic Assessment of Striped Newt Populations in Florida
Applicant Agency: FWRI
Contact Person: Anna Farmer
Contact E-Mail: Anna.Farmer@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $10,320
Cash Match: $10,000
Total Project Cost: $20,320
Project Name: Health and Genetic Structure of Florida's American Eels
Applicant Agency: FWRI
Contact Person: Kimberly Bonvechio
Contact E-Mail: Kim.Bonvechio@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $8,500
Cash Match: $32,000
Total Project Cost: $40,500
Project Name: 2016 Python Challenge
Applicant Agency: HSC
Contact Person: Jennifer Novak
Contact E-Mail: Jenny.Novak@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $78,000
Cash Match: $54,200
Total Project Cost: $132,200
Project Name: Northern African Python Eradication
Applicant Agency: HSC
Contact Person: Jenny Ketterlin-Eckles
Contact E-Mail: Jennifer.Eckles@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $63,000
Cash Match: $63,000
Total Project Cost: $126,000
Project Name: Argentine Black and White Tegu Control and Management
Applicant Agency: HSC
Contact Person: Jenny Ketterlin-Eckles
Contact E-Mail: Jennifer.Eckles@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $16,000
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $16,000
Project Name: Florida Wildlife Magazine Digital Preservation Project
Applicant Agency: FWRI
Contact Person: Robin Grunwald
Contact E-Mail: Robin.Grunwald@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $0
Cash Match: $10,872
Total Project Cost: $10,872
Grant Award: $470,320
Cash Match: $1,807,503
Total Project Cost: $2,277,823


Protect Florida Springs GrantsFY 2015-16

Project Name: Following the Water to Wakulla Spring Video
Applicant Agency: Wakulla Springs Alliance
Contact Person: James Stevenson
Contact E-Mail: florida_springs@comcast.net
Grant Award: $6,900
Cash Match: $0.00
Total Project Cost: $6,900
Project Name: Lake and Sinkhole Seepage Nitrogen Loading to Wakulla Springs
Applicant Agency: Wakulla Springs Alliance
Contact Person: Robert Deyle
Contact E-Mail: rdeyle@fsu.edu
Grant Award: $4,500
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $4,500
Project Name: Monitoring Environmental Parameters and Use by a Keystone Species in Central Florida’s Salt and Silver Glen Springs
Applicant Agency: Sea to Shore Alliance
Contact Person: Monica Ross
Contact E-Mail: mross@sea2shore.org
Grant Award: $12,924
Cash Match: $31,400
Total Project Cost: $44,324
Project Name: Ichetucknee Springs Baseline Assessment - A Citizen-Science Project
Applicant Agency: Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute
Contact Person: Robert Knight, Ph.D.
Contact E-Mail: bknight@floridaspringsinstitute.org
Grant Award: $15,000
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $15,000
Project Name: Wakulla Spring Dark Water: Causes and Sources
Applicant Agency: Wakulla Springs Alliance
Contact Person: Robert Deyle
Contact E-Mail: rdeyle@fsu.edu
Grant Award: $6,200
Cash Match: $6,226
Total Project Cost: $12,426
Project Name: Agriculture and Springs Protection High School Curriculm, Field Trip, and Educator Short Course
Applicant Agency: Alachua County Environmental Protection Department
Contact Person: Stacie Greco
Contact E-Mail: sgreco@alachuacounty.us
Grant Award: $5,000
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $5,000
Project Name: Wekiwa Springs and River Restoration Plan
Applicant Agency: Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute
Contact Person: Robert Knight, Ph.D.
Contact E-Mail: bknight@floridaspringsinstitute.org
Grant Award: $16,000
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $16,000
Project Name: Rainbow Springs Baseline Assessment - A Citizen-Science Project
Applicant Agency: Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute
Contact Person: Robert Knight, Ph.D.
Contact E-Mail: bknight@floridaspringsinstitute.org
Grant Award: $15,000
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $15,000
Project Name: Wakulla Spring Baseline Assessment - A Citizen-Science Project
Applicant Agency: Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute
Contact Person: Robert Knight, Ph.D.
Contact E-Mail: bknight@floridaspringsinstitute.org
Grant Award: $15,000
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $15,000
Project Name: Trophic Dynamics in Blue Spring, Volusia County, Florida
Applicant Agency: Stetson Univ.
Contact Person: Melissa Gibbs
Contact E-Mail: mgibbs@stetson.edu
Grant Award: $4,290
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $4,290
Project Name: Blue Spring Adventurers Program
Applicant Agency: Save the Manatee Club
Contact Person: Katie Tripp
Contact E-Mail: ktripp@savethemanatee.org
Grant Award: $10,000
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $10,000
Project Name: Monitoring Recolonization at Ulele Spring Post-Restoration
Applicant Agency: Sea to Shore Alliance
Contact Person: Monica Ross
Contact E-Mail: mross@sea2shore.org
Grant Award: $13,528
Cash Match: $15,986
Total Project Cost: $29,514
Project Name: Septic to Sewer Conversion Study
Applicant Agency: Hernando County Utilities Dept.
Contact Person: Brad Smith
Contact E-Mail: bsmith@co.hernando.fl.us
Grant Award: $45,000
Cash Match: $200,000
Total Project Cost: $245,000
Grant Award: $169,342
Cash Match: $253,612
Total Project Cost: $367,230


Deer Tag GrantsFY 2015-16

Access and Amenities on Hunting Lands:

Project Name: Game Cleaning Stations on Wildlife Management Areas
Applicant Agency: FWC
Contact Person: David Johnson
Contact E-Mail: David.Johnson@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $2,500
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $2,500
Project Name: Tate's Hell Rec Site Improvements
Applicant Agency: FWC
Contact Person: Diane Alix
Contact E-Mail: Diane.Alix@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $3,787
Cash Match: $2,031
Total Project Cost: $5,818
Project Name: Goodwin Waterfowl Management Area PWD Improvements
Applicant Agency: FWC
Contact Person: Mark McBride
Contact E-Mail: Kevin.McBride@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $500
Cash Match: $1,500
Total Project Cost: $2,000
Project Name: Triple N Ranch WMA Food Plots
Applicant Agency: FWC
Contact Person: Jonathan Webb
Contact E-Mail: Jonathan.Webb@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $9,870.87
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $9,870.87
Project Name: Camp Blanding WMA Cooler Replacement
Applicant Agency: FWC
Contact Person: Allan Hallman
Contact E-Mail: Allan.Hallman@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $8,590
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $8,590
Project Name: Check Station Replacement on the Snipe Island Unit of Big Bend WMA
Applicant Agency: FWC
Contact Person: Randy Havens
Contact E-Mail: Randy.Havens@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $4,025
Cash Match: $3,500
Total Project Cost: $7,525
Grant Award: $29,272.87
Cash Match: $7,031
Total Project Cost: $36,303.87


Youth Hunting and Outdoor Conservation:

Project Name: The Future of Hunting in Florida Youth Hunt Camp
Applicant Agency: The Future of Hunting in Florida
Contact Person: John D. Fuller
Contact E-Mail: Johndfullerpa@Comcast.net
Grant Award: $2,500
Cash Match: $11,000
Total Project Cost: $13,500
Project Name: Sauls Landing Fishing and Recreation Area on Four Creeks State Forest
Applicant Agency: Florida Forest Service-Jacksonville District
Contact Person: Noah Wyatt
Contact E-Mail: Noah.Wyatt@freshfromflorida.com
Grant Award: $2,500
Cash Match: $10,000
Total Project Cost: $12,500
Project Name: Master Outdoorsman
Applicant Agency: UF/IFAS Extension Washington County 4-H
Contact Person: Julie Pigott Dillard
Contact E-Mail: JuliePD@ufl.edu
Grant Award: $2,500
Cash Match: $2,975
Total Project Cost: $5,475
Project Name: T.M. Goodwin Youth Hunt Expansion (Equipment)
Applicant Agency: FWC-WSGMP
Contact Person: Mark McBride
Contact E-Mail: Kevin.McBride@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $6,600
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $6,600
Project Name: FYCCN Archery Expansion - Explore Archery Curriculum
Applicant Agency: FWC-FYCCN
Contact Person: Rae Waddell
Contact E-Mail: Rae.Waddell@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $2,500
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $2,500
Project Name: FYCCN Archery Expansion - Beginner Archery Kits
Applicant Agency: FWC-FYCCN
Contact Person: Rae Waddell
Contact E-Mail: Rae.Waddell@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $10,000
Cash Match: $3,500
Total Project Cost: $10,000
Project Name: 7th Annual Florida Youth Outdoor Experience – May 28, 2016
Applicant Agency: Private Individual
Contact Person: Chuck Echenique
Contact E-Mail: huntmstr@tampabay.rr.com
Grant Award: $2,500
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $2,500
Project Name: "Wild About Florida"
Applicant Agency: The Future of Hunting in Florida
Contact Person: John D. Fuller
Contact E-Mail: Johndfullerpa@Comcast.net
Grant Award: $2,500
Cash Match: $2,500
Total Project Cost: $5,000
Project Name: Expansion and Safety Improvements to Smallbore Range
Applicant Agency: Hard Labor Creek Shooting Sports
Contact Person: Forrest Boone
Contact E-Mail: redhills.fb@gmail.com
Grant Award: $2,500
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $2,500
Project Name: FYCCN Archery Expansion - Beginner Archery Kits
Applicant Agency: FWC-FYCCN
Contact Person: Rae Waddell
Contact E-Mail: Rae.Waddell@MyFWC.com
Grant Award: $15,000
Cash Match: $0
Total Project Cost: $15,000
Grant Award: $49,100
Cash Match: $26,475
Total Project Cost: $75,575