Wildlife Research

Funding Sources

Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research (University of Florida);  Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund;  FDEP—Division of Recreation and Parks;  Florida Power and Light Company;  John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance;  Marine Mammal Center;  National Fish and Wildlife Foundation;  National Marine Fisheries Service;  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration;  Raymond James Trust;  Sea Turtle Conservancy;  Southwest Florida Water Management District;  Tampa Electric Company;  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service;  U.S. Forest Service;  Wildlife Conservation Society;  Wildlife Foundation of Florida

 

Program budget: $10,750,753
Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
PRTF 2.0 $147,473 $13,481 $44,240 $19,500 $7,000 $0 $231,694 $3,219 $234,913
MRCTF 6.5 $491,246 $166,999 $50,478 $2,105,000 $25,076 $0 $2,838,799 $51,610 $2,890,409
MRCTF/Grants 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,262 $9,262 $1,616 $10,878
NGWTF 12.0 $833,877 $448,823 $341,346 $212,118 $142,745 $0 $1,978,909 $42,545 $2,021,454
STMTF 16.0 $1,034,800 $487,598 $429,841 $370,000 $43,705 $0 $2,365,944 $93,438 $2,459,382
SGTF 10.5 $667,161 $161,448 $111,031 $3,203 $35,942 $147,280 $1,126,065 $20,637 $1,146,702
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $453,409 $453,409 $48,719 $502,128
FGTF 6.5 $340,152 $0 $0 $0 $0 $940,563 $1,280,715 $204,171 $1,484,886
Totals 53.5 $3,514,710 $1,278,349 $976,936 $2,709,821 $254,468 $1,550,514 $10,284,798 $465,955 $10,750,753

 

 

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 $60,419 $156,568 $128,188 $0 $0 $345,175 $16,258 $361,433
SGTF 1.0 $87,792 $0 $6,498 $0 $0 $0 $94,290 $0 $94,290
Totals 1.0 $87,792 $60,419 $163,066 $128,188 $0 $0 $439,465 $16,258 $455,723

 

 

Avian Research

Subsection Contact: 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 7.0 $482,549 $139,177 $54,015 $16,200 $59,558 $0 $751,499 $0 $751,499
SGTF 4.0 $226,600 $29,371 $26,700 $425 $4,500 $0 $287,596 $11,256 $298,852
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $78,904 $78,904 $11,798 $90,702
FGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Totals 11.0 $709,149 $168,548 $80,715 $16,625 $64,058 $78,904 $1,117,999 $23,054 $1,141,053

 

 

Marine Mammal Research

Subsection Contact: 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.

Funding Source #FTE FTE Salaries OPS Salaries Expense OPS Contract Equipment Special Categories Program Operational Budget Overhead Assessment Total Program Budget
MRCTF 2.5 $190,400 $0 $0 $2,104,000 $12,500 $0 $2,306,900 $0 $2,306,900
MRCTF/ Grant 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $992 $992 $0 $992
STMTF 16.0 $1,034,800 $487,598 $429,841 $370,000 $43,705 $0 $2,365,944 $93,438 $2,459,382
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $374,505 $374,505 $36,921 $411,426
FGTF 3.0 $158,511 $0 $0 $0 $0 $705,203 $863,714 $112,033 $975,747
Totals 21.5 $1,383,711 $487,598 $429,841 $2,474,000 $56,205 $1,080,700 $5,912,055 $242,392 $6,154,447

 

 

Marine Turtle Research

Subsection Contact: 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 $300,847 $166,999 $50,478 $1,000 $12,576 $0 $531,900 $51,610 $583,510
MRCTF/Grants 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,270 $8,270 $1,616 $9,886
FGTF 3.5 $181,641 $0 $0 $0 $0 $213,360 $395,001 $91,332 $486,333
Totals 7.5 $482,488 $166,999 $50,478 $1,000 $12,576 $221,630 $935,171 $144,558 $1,079,729

 

 

Reptile and Amphibian Research

Subsection Contact: Anna Farmer, Anna.Farmer@MyFWC.com
Researchers study a variety of topics related to amphibians and reptiles (other than sea turtles), 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 1.0 $70,196 $140,471 $41,800 $19,100 $52,558 $0 $324,125 $0 $324,125
SGTF 4.5 $283,795 $132,077 $77,833 $2,778 $2,700 $0 $499,183 $0 $499,183
Totals 5.5 $353,991 $272,548 $119,633 $21,878 $55,258 $0 $823,308 $0 $823,308

 

 

Terrestrial Mammal Research

Subsection Contact: 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 $147,473 $13,481 $44,240 $19,500 $7,000 $0 $231,694 $3,219 $234,913
NGWTF 4.0 $281,132 $108,756 $88,963 $48,630 $30,629 $0 $558,110 $26,287 $584,397
SGTF 1.0 $68,974 $0 $0 $0 $28,742 $147,280 $244,996 $9,381 $254,377
FGTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,000 $22,000 $806 $22,806
GDTF 0.0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Totals 7.0 $497,580 $122,237 $133,203 $68,130 $66,371 $169,280 $1,056,801 $39,693 $1,096,494