Wildlife Research

Funding Sources

Bernard Lewis Charitable Foundation; Cornell University; Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida; John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance; Naples Zoo Conservation Fund; National Fish and Wildlife Foundation; National Marine Fisheries Service; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Tampa Electric Company; United States Forest Service; University of Florida; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Program budget: $11,852,020

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
General Revenue 0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
PRTF 2.0 $141,156 $21,605 $36,317 $8,953 $0 $0 $208,031 $0 $208,031
MRCTF 7.0 $510,660 $152,656 $58,158 $1,948,118 $0 $0 $2,669,592 $0 $2,669,592
NGWTF 12.0 $835,609 $451,340 $315,758 $137,934 $53,796 $0 $1,794,437 $0 $1,794,437
STMTF 16.0 $1,068,287 $409,066 $214,956 $316,058 $0 $0 $2,008,367 $0 $2,008,367
SGTF 10.5 $712,012 $123,797 $106,985 $3,336 $74,791 $138,443 $1,159,364 $0 $1,159,364
GDTF 0.0 $58,245 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,534,677 $1,592,921 $48,836 $1,641,757
FGTF 6.5 $328,675 $0 $0 $0 $147,821 $1,759,950 $2,236,445 $134,027 $2,370,472
Totals 54.0 $3,654,643 $1,158,464 $732,174 $2,414,399 $276,408 $3,433,070 $11,669,157 $182,863 $11,852,020

Administration

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
NGWTF 0.0 $0 $7,277 $122,112 $65,264 $53,796 $0 $248,449 $0 $248,449
SGTF 1.0 $96,347 $0 $0 $0 $74,791 $0 $171,138 $0 $171,138
Totals 1.0 $96,347 $7,277 $122,112 $65,264 $128,587 $0 $419,587 $0 $419,587

Avian Research

Andrew Cox
Andrew.Cox@MyFWC.com

Researchers provide data on the life history, population biology and ecology of Florida’s bird species to aid managers in developing conservation plans and to assist recovery efforts.

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
NGWTF 6.0 $426,357 $205,523 $57,947 $27,557 $0 $0 $717,384 $0 $717,384
SGTF 4.0 $230,414 $20,493 $25,758 $3,336 $0 $0 $280,001 $0 $280,001
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $996,645 $996,645 $0 $996,645
Totals 10.0 $656,772 $226,016 $83,705 $30,893 $0 $996,645 $1,994,031 $0 $1,994,031

Marine Mammal Research

Leslie Ward-Geiger
Leslie.Ward@MyFWC.com

Researchers focus on key topics, from population assessment to behavioral ecology, to inform and help guide manatee and right whale conservation and recovery planning. The program coordinates statewide manatee rescues and participates in marine mammal stranding networks.

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
General Revenue 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
MRCTF 3.0 $202,315 $0 $0 $1,945,410 $0 $0 $2,147,725 $0 $2,147,725
STMTF 16.0 $1,068,287 $409,066 $214,956 $316,058 $0 $0 $2,008,367 $0 $2,008,367
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $257,618 $257,618 $34,108 $291,726
FGTF 3.0 $188,814 $0 $0 $0 $147,821 $907,149 $1,243,783 $85,565 $1,329,348
Totals 22.0 $1,459,416 $409,066 $214,956 $2,261,468 $147,821 $1,164,767 $5,657,493 $119,673 $5,777,167

Marine Turtle Research

Allen Foley
Allen.Foley@MyFWC.com

Researchers investigate the life history, population biology, ecology, behavior and migrations of sea turtles to guide conservation and recovery planning.

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
MRCTF 4.0 $308,345 $152,656 $58,158 $2,708 $0 $0 $521,867 $0 $521,867
GDTF 0.0 $58,245 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280,414 $338,658 $14,728 $353,386
FGTF 3.5 $139,861 $0 $0 $0 $0 $237,074 $376,936 $48,462 $425,398
Totals 7.5 $506,451 $152,656 $58,158 $2,708 $0 $517,488 $1,237,461 $63,190 $1,300,651

Reptile and Amphibian Research

David Steen
David.Steen@MyFWC.com

Researchers study a variety of topics related to amphibians and reptiles, and monitor species populations while supporting conservation efforts.

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
NGWTF 2.0 $135,155 $141,463 $67,700 $5,610 $0 $0 $349,928 $0 $349,928
SGTF 4.5 $319,184 $103,304 $81,227 $0 $0 $0 $503,715 $0 $503,715
FGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $394,911 $394,911 $0 $394,911
Totals 6.5 $454,339 $244,767 $148,927 $5,610 $0 $394,911 $1,248,554 $0 $1,248,554

Terrestrial Mammal Research

Jeffery A. Gore
Jeff.Gore@MyFWC.com

Researchers investigate the natural history, population biology, ecology and behavior of land-based mammals, providing current scientific information necessary for maintaining viable populations of Florida’s native mammals.

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
PRTF 2.0 $141,156 $21,605 $36,317 $8,953 $0 $0 $208,031 $0 $208,031
NGWTF 4.0 $274,097 $97,077 $67,999 $39,503 $0 $0 $478,676 $0 $478,676
SGTF 1.0 $66,066 $0 $0 $0 $0 $138,443 $204,509 $0 $204,509
FGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $220,815 $220,815 $0 $220,815
Totals 7.0 $481,319 $118,682 $104,316 $48,456 $0 $359,258 $1,112,031 $0 $1,112,031