Grants

About the Grants Program

The FWRI Grants Management Office implements grants administration policy and provide process and procedures for the preparation of grant proposals and the management of grant awards; and reports on the submission and status of grants in a manner that assures transparency and accountability to FWRI, FWC, grantors and the public. The FWRI Grants Management Office provides a centralized point of contact for assistance with the identification, preparation, distribution and submission of grant documents.

Department personnel include the grants administrator and four grants specialists who are responsible for providing the essential support and control to FWRI and agencies to see that grantor and State regulatory and budgetary policy and procedures are followed and that grants awarded to FWRI end successfully with outcomes that are meaningful to our constituents.

The FWRI Grants Management Office is responsible for managing 200+ active revenue awards received through competitive and noncompetitive federal, state, local and non-profit sources.

 


 

Current Grant Awards
All grants listed are as of December 1, 2018. New awards and amendments to existing awards are received throughout the year.

#SWG indicates a grant is a State Wildlife Grant (SWG), which is administered by the FWC Division of Habitat and Species Conservation.

 

SARASOTA BAY FISHERIES INDEPENDENT MONITORING SAMPLING
Sarasota Bay Estuary Program
June 24, 2009
$450,500

FISH COLLECTION WITHIN THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
South Florida Water Management District
October 1, 2012
$254,494

MONITORING OF A CONSTRUCTED OYSTER REEF IN THE ST. LUCIE ESTUARY
Martin County
June 17, 2013
$62,470

PANTHER RESEARCH
Raymond James Trust
August 15, 2013
$25,000

MARINE TOXINS IN SEAFOOD ITEMS USED TO FEED AQUARIUM
Georgia Aquarium
August 26, 2013
$108,000

APALACHICOLA BAY OYSTER RESTORATION (FLORIDA)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
January 1, 2014
$4,189,400

LONG-TERM MONITORING OF BEACH MOUSE POPULATIONS AND HABITAT IN NORTHWEST FLORIDA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2014
$152,000

APALACHICOLA BAY FISHERY DISASTER RECOVERY PROJECT PLAN
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
August 1, 2014
$415,162

NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES AS SENTINEL SITES FOR A DEMONSTRATION MARINE BIODIVERSITY OBSERVATION NETWORK (MBON)
University of South Florida
August 18, 2014
$239,257

POPULATION STRUCTURE AND RECRUITMENT FOR TARPON & BONEFISH
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust / FWC
September 16, 2014
$405,292

OYSTER MONITORING IN THE NORTHERN ESTUARIES ON THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF FLORIDA
South Florida Water Management District
November 21, 2014
$859,454

GULF COAST MARINE FISHERIES HATCHERY/ENHANCEMENT CENTER
Natural Resource Damage Assessment / BP
February 26, 2015
$18,793,500

SCALLOP ENHANCEMENT FOR INCREASED RECREATIONAL FISHING OPPORTUNITY IN THE FL PANHANDLE
Natural Resource Damage Assessment / BP          
February 26, 2015
$2,890,250

FLORIDA GULF ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFIT FUND RESTORATION STRATEGY – SUBMERGED HABITAT ASSESSMENT (FLORIDA)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
June 1, 2015
$1,786,467

ACROPORA DEMOGRAPHIC MONITORING, GEODATABASE MAINTENANCE AND INTEGRATION, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ESA RECOVERY PLAN FOR CORAL REEFS
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
July 1, 2015
$886,393

SEX DETERMINATION IN ENDANGERED STURGEON: USING NEW TECHNOLOGY TO ADDRESS CRITICAL UNCERTAINTIES FOR CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
July 1, 2015
$654,939

MEASUREMENTS OF LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE HATCHING ORIENTATION
Archie Carr Center
July 24, 2015
$65,204

BALD EAGLE POPULATION MONITORING
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
August 30, 2015
$6,981

ASSESSING FACTORS AFFECTING REPRODUCTIVE POTENTIAL OF GAG, MYCTEROPERCA MICROLEPIS IN THE GULF MEXICO
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2015
$495,555

DOCUMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF SEA TURTLE MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY IN FLORIDA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2015
$87,598

PCMHAB: IMPLEMENTING THE KARENIA TRICORDER TO IMPROVE RED TIDE MONITORING AND MANGEMENT IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2015
$275,870

SCALING UP SPONGE COMMUNITY RESTORATION IN SOUTH FLORIDA: IT’S EFFICIACY AND ECOSYSTEM IMPLICATIONS
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
September 1, 2015
$308,857

CORAL REEF/HARDBOTTOM MONITORING FKNMS (CREMP)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
October 1, 2015
$599,084

EVALUATION OF MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR FISHERIES ECOSYSTEMS
University of Miami / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
October 1, 2015
$115,000

FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY DATA MANAGEMENT
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
October 1, 2015
$180,000

SOUTH FLORIDA FISH HABITAT ASSESSMENT MONITORING NETWORK
South Florida Water Management District
October 2, 2015
$657,000

ENHANCEMENT OF THE INDEX NESTING BEACH TURTLE SURVEY (INBS) PROGRAM IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
Archie Carr Center
January 1, 2016
$10,000

SCALING UP SPONGE COMMUNITY RESTORATION IN FLORIDA BAY
The Nature Conservancy
January 1, 2016
$170,000

SEAMAP-SOUTHEAST AREA MONITORING and ASSESSMENT PROGRAM 2016 – 2021
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
February 1, 2016
$1,556,552

INCREASED CAPACITY FOR MARINE MAMMAL RESPONSE AND ANALYSIS
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
March 1, 2016
$1,267,729

MONITORING AND EVENT RESPONSE OF HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS: TRAINING COURSE ON THE IDENTIFICATION OF HARMFUL ALGAE IN U.S. MARINE WATERS
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
May 26, 2016
$19,102

ANALYZING RELATIVE ABUNDANCE OF JUVENILE SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH OVER A DECADE AND DEFINING BOUNDARIES OF NURSERY HOTSPOTS TO PROMOTE RECOVERY
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
July 1, 2016
$536,414

COMBINING STABLE ISOTOPE AND HATCHLING PRODUCTIVITY DATA TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF FORAGING AREAS USED BY LOGGERHEADS NESTING IN FLORIDA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
July 1, 2016
$212,095

CONTINUATION OF A LONG-TERM STUDY OF SEA TURTLES IN FLORIDA BAY
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
July 1, 2016
$93,117

ECOLOGY OF SURFACE-PELAGIC JUVENILE SEA TURTLES OF THE GULF OF MEXICO
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
July 1, 2016
$456,061

EXAMINING HABITAT USE, MOVEMENT AND SURVIVAL OF JUVENILE GULF STURGEON IN PENSACOLA BAY
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
July 1, 2016
$421,535

#SWG – OYSTER INTEGRATED MAPPING AND MONITORING PROGRAM (OIMMP)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2016
$164,296

#SWG – POPULATION STATUS OF FLORIDA’S SPECIES OF GREATEST CONSERVATION NEED FROM THE YELLOW, CHOCTAWHATCHEE, AND ESCAMBIA WATERSHEDS FLORIDA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2016
$85,050

SOUTH CAROLINA / NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE SOUTHEAST AREA MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT PROGRAM – SOUTH ATLANTIC DATA MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (SEAMAP-SADMP)
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
July 1, 2016
$14,222

SUPPORT FOR FLORIDA’S SEA TURTLE STRANDING AND SALVAGE NETWORK
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
July 1, 2016
$105,229

PROPOSED SCOPE OF WORK FOR KEYS ADAPTATION, FIRE TRACKER, AND PENINSULAR FLORIDA LANDSCAPE CONSERVATION COOPERATIVE MARINE TARGET PROJECTS
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
August 15, 2016
$451,761

BENTHIC HABITAT MAPPING IN FLORIDA BAY AND ASSOCIATED BOATING GUIDE
National Park Service
September 1, 2016
$51,595

EFFECTS OF THE 30 YEAR CROCODILE SANCTUARY CLOSURE AND OPENING OF JOE BAY ON FISH COMMUNITIES: SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL COMPARISONS USING FISHERIES-INDEPENT MONITORING SEINE DATA
National Park Service
September 1, 2016
$46,423

IMPLEMENT NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALE RECOVERY IN THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2016
$1,458,595

REPRESENTATIVE BIOLOGICAL SAMPLING OF RECREATIONAL HARVEST ON THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA TO IMPROVE STOCK ASSESSMENTS IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2016
$344,934

SEAGRASS DIE-OFF AND RECOVERY IN FLORIDA BAY: RESEARCH IN PROCESS AND RESTORATION
National Park Service
September 1, 2016
$79,409

CATALOG AND PRESERVE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE SCIENTIFIC COLLECTIONS FOR PUBLIC BENEFIT
National Park Service
September 2, 2016
$95,000

CAMP BLANDING – LINKING WILDLIFE COMMUNITIES TO FIRE AND FOREST MANAGEMENT
Florida Department of Military Affairs
September 29, 2016
$60,000

MULTI-GENERATION GENETIC THREAT ASSESSMENT OF HYBRIDIZATION BETWEEN ENDEMIC SHOAL BASS (MICROPTERUS CATARACTAE) AND INVASIVE SPOTTED BASS (M. PUNCTULATUS) IN THE CHIPOLA RIVER, FLORIDA
Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership
October 1, 2016
$45,052

WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AND INTERSTATE PROGRAM SUPPORT
Florida Department of Environmental Protection / Environmental Protection Agency
October 1, 2016
$183,000

FISH COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED WITH HARD BOTTOM HABITATS IN TAMPA BAY: WHAT LIVES IN THESE RECENTLY MAPPED AREAS?
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
November 1, 2016
$161,029

OYSTER MONITORING IN LAKE WORTH LAGOON AND CENTRAL LAKE WORTH LAGOON FISHIERS MONITORING PROGRAM
Palm Beach County
November 22, 2016
$291,000

BREVETOXIN AND DOMOIC ACID ANALYSES OF TISSUES AND BODY FLUIDS FROM CETACEANS
Mote Marine Laboratory
December 1, 2016
$75,000

IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF STRESSED MANGROVES IN TAMPA BAY
Florida Department of Environmental Protection / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
January 1, 2017
$32,320

RESTORATION OF FLORIDA BAY’S SPONGE COMMUNITY: EVALUATION HOW CURRENT RESTORATION TECHNIQUES AFFECT SPONGE ECOLOGICAL FUNCTION
Florida Department of Environmental Protection / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
January 1, 2017
$30,570

RESTORING FLORIDA’S SHOREBIRD & SEABIRD POPULATIONS – PHASE I (FLORIDA)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
January 1, 2017
$4,252,259

EXPANSION OF A HANDHELD GENETIC HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM SENSOR NETWORK IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
Gulf of Mexico Alliance
January 15, 2017
$30,000

EXPANSION OF GLIDER OPERATIONS TO INFORM HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM PREDICTION IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
Gulf of Mexico Alliance
January 15, 2017
$30,000

STATEWIDE MERCURY INVESTIGATIONS
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
January 26, 2017
$53,194

ASSESSMENT OF THE DEMOGRAPHIC RECOVERY CRITERIA FOR THE NORTHERN RECOVERY UNIT OF LOGGERHEAD TURTLES USING GENETIC MARK-RECAPTURE INCLUDING IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH PRIORITY RECOVERY ACTIONS
Georgia Department of Natural Resources / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
February 1, 2017
$53,081

FLORIDA/NMFS REGIONAL COOPERATIVE STATISTICS PROGRAM
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
April 1, 2017
$99,099

FISH & MACROINVERTEBRATE (NEKTON) MONITORING IN SUPPORT OF JACKSONVILLE HARBOR NAVIGATION (DEEPENING) PROJECT
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
May 1, 2017
$245,210

ORGANIC CARBON BIOMASS, BURIAL, AND BIOGEOCHEMISTRY IN BLUE CARBON ECOSYSTEMS ALONG THE SOUTH FLORIDA COAST: CLIMATE CHANGE AND ANTHROPOGENIC INFLUENCES
University of South Florida / U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 15, 2017
$283,984

GULF WIDE ASSESSMENT OF HABITAT USE AND HAB SPECIFIC PRODUCTION ESTIMATES OF NEKTON IN TURTLEGRASS
RESTORE – University of Southern Mississippi
June 1, 2017
$87,527

#SWG – DIAMONDBACK TERRAPIN STATUS ASSESSMENT
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2017
$164,048

#SWG – INCORPORATING CLIMATE CHANGE CONSIDERATIONS INTO CONSERVATION PLANNING AND ACTIONS FOR THREATENED AND ENDANGERED SPECIES IN THE FLORIDA KEYS
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2017
$200,000

#SWG – POPULATION TREND ASSESSMENT OF SALTMARSH TOPMINNOW (FUNDULUS JENKINSI)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2017
$212,764

#SWG – PROMOTING THE HEALTH AND RESILIENCY OF FLORIDA’S CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM: ENHANCING HERBIVORY BY RESTORING LONG-SPINED URCHIN (DIADEMA ANTILARUM) HABITAT
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2017
$146,302

#SWG – SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL HABITAT PATTERNS OF JUVENILE HERBIVOROUS FISHES IN THE FLORIDA KEYS AND THEIR ROLE IN CORAL RESTORATION PROJECTS
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2017
$148,244

#SWG – SOUTHEASTERN AMERICAN KESTREL DATA GAPS IN SCRUB AND SAND PINE: POPULATION ESTIMATION, HABITAT RELATIONSHIP, AND MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2017
$115,362

#SWG – SURVIVORSHIP AND PRODUCTIVITY OF FLORIDA SANDHILL CRANES ON CONSERVATION LANDS AND SUBURBAN AREAS IN FLORIDA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2017
$127,979

FLORIDA ATLANTIC COAST STOCK ASSESSMENTS
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2017
$207,272

INTEGRATION OF ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF ANALYSIS INTO THE NEUROTOXIC SHELLFISH POISONING MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2017
$90,019

IS THERE EVIDENCE OF THE SIZE AND AGE COMPOSITION OF U.S. SOUTH ATLANTIC RED SNAPPER EXPANDING UNDER AN ONGOING FISHING MORATORIUM
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2017
$248,566

#SWG – MULTISTATE WETLANDS ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION PROJECT: FLORIDA & GEORGIA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
September 1, 2017
$353,623

STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLE IN FLORIDA’S PANHANDLE, WITH A FOCUS ON THE CHOCTAWHATCHEE DRAINAGE
Southeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
September 15, 2017
$25,000

ANALYSIS OF BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES FROM MARINE MAMMALS AND SEA TURTLES FOR BIOTOXINS
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
October 1, 2017
$14,875

EVALUATION OF ALTERNATIVE FISH TECH & STRATEGIES TO INCREASE YIELD IN THE FLORIDA SPINY LOBSTER FISHERY
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
October 1, 2017
$81,480

FLORIDA MARINE MAMMAL STRANDING NETWORK COORDINATION, RESPONSE, AND SAMPLE ANALYSES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
October 1, 2017
$136,910

INVESTIGATION OF A WHITE “BLOTCH” CORAL DISEASE GEOGRAPHIC BARRIER IN THE FLORIDA KEYS
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
October 1, 2017
$91,230

LONGLEAF PINE ECOSYSTEM FOOD WEB STUDY
University of Florida/ NIFA
October 1, 2017
$4,644

SW FLORIDA COASTAL WETLANDS ASSESSMENT
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
October 1, 2017
$74,783

REVEGETATING LAKE APOPKA USING AN ADAPTIVE RESTORATION STRATEGY
University of Florida/St. Johns Water Management District
October 23, 2017
$23,364

EFFECTS OF PYRODINIUM ON FEEDING EFFICIENCY AND SAXITOXIN ACCUMULATION IN BIVALVE GRAZERS
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
December 7, 2017
$49,958

REPLACEMENT OF FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AND CORAL REHAB EQUIPMENT
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
December 15, 2017
$180,000

REMOTE SENSING ALGORITHMS FOR WATER QUALITY AND PRIMARY PRODUCTION IN APALACHEE BAY, FLORIDA
NASA
December 26, 2017
$87,126

ENHANCED SURVEILLANCE OF CHRONIC WASTE DISEASE IN FLORIDA DEER
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
January 1, 2018
$40,000

FWC/FWRI/GSMFC FLORIDA HEAD BOAT DATA COLLECTION PROGRAM
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
January 1, 2018
$236,050

MAINTENANCE AND REFINEMENT OF THE ECOSPECIES WEB-ENABLED SPECIES INFORMATION SYSTEM
South Atlantic Fish Management Council
January 1, 2018
$38,250

RECFIN/COMFIN INFORMATION AND DATA MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES 2018
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
January 1, 2018
$2,377,162

WEB APPLICATION AND DEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT ECOSYSTEM BASED FISHERY MANAGEMENT IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC REGION
South Atlantic Fish Management Council
January 1, 2018
$38,250

ASSESSMENT OF PROCAMBARUS PICTUS, BLACK CREEK CRAYFISH, IN BLACK CREEK AND ALLIGATOR CREEK
CDM Smith, Inc/St Johns River Water Management District
January 24, 2018
$15,000

ACOUSTIC TAGGING OF PERMIT (TRACHINOTUS FALCATUS) IN THE LOWER FLORIDA KEYS
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust/FWC
February 1, 2018
$26,000

COORDINATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF FLORIDA’S MARINE SPORT FISH RESTORATION GRANTS
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
March 1, 2018
$32,340

RESEARCH ON FLORIDA BONNETED BAT
Naples Zoo
March 19, 2018
$3,426

DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVING PRODUCTION QUALITY AND EFFICIENCY FOR STOCK ENHANCEMENT HATCHERIES
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
April 1, 2018
$1,012,744

FLORIDA MARINE RECREATIONAL FISHERY STATISTICAL DATA COLLECTION
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Sport Fish Restoration
April 1, 2018
$1,469,708

INVESTIGATIONS INTO LIFE HISTORY AND ECOLOGY OF COASTAL FISH SPECIES IN FLORIDA (2017-2018)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
April 1, 2018
$1,297,344

POPULATION GENETICS OF MARINE SPORT FISH SPECIES FOR FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AND STOCK ENHANCEMENT
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
April 1, 2018
$251,105

REPRODUCTIVE RESILIENCE AND MOVEMENT ECOLOGY OF FL SPORT FISHES
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
April 1, 2018
$473,240

ENHANCEMENT OF A RECREATIONAL FISHERIES COMPONENT OF THE MARINE RESOURCES GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (MRGIS)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
May 1, 2018
$424,327

FISH & MACROINVERTEBRATE (NEKTON) MONITORING IN SUPPORT
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
May 1, 2018
$245,210

USING PAST SEAGRASS RESTORATION PROJECTS TO INFORM RESEARCH AND IMPROVE THE MONITORING OF FUTURE RESTORATION EFFORTS
University of South Florida / NAS
May 15, 2018
$77,358

AN EVALUATION OF SPORTFISH GROWTH, DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT UTILIZATION
UF/TBERF
June 1, 2018
$29,697

CORAL REEF EVALUATION AND MONITORING PROJECT – LONG-TERM TEMPERATURE MONITORING
NAS
June 1, 2018
$9,716

FISHERY DEPENDENT SPORTFISH DATA COLLECTION 18-19
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
June 1, 2018
$265,091

HEALTH MONITORING OF FLORIDA’S SPORT FISH
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
June 1, 2018
$636,384

REDUCING CORAL REEF BYCATCH AND MORTALITY IN SPINY LOBSTER TRAPS
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
June 1, 2018
$160,683

EXECUTION OF THE FLORIDA REEF RESILIENCE PROGRAM’S DISTURBANCE RESPONSE MONITORING
The Nature Conservancy
June 8, 2018
$151,672

ARTHROPOD COMMUNITY MONITORING AND PLANT-POLLINATOR NETWORK MAPPING IN FIRE-MAINTAINED SANDHILLS
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
July 1, 2018
$25,771

ASSESSING BENTHIC RECOVERY 10 YEARS AFTER THE 2005 HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM ON THE WEST FLORIDA SHELF
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
July 1, 2018
$58,899

ASSESSING THE HOME RANGE OF THE LONG-SPINED SEA URCHIN
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
July 1, 2018
$4,300

#SWG – DISEASE INVESTIGATION: IN SEARCH OF A CAUSE FOR THE WIDESPREAD CORAL MORTALITY EVENT IN FLORIDA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2018
$469,510

ENHANCED MONITORING FOR IMPERILED FRESHWATER MUSSELS OF FLORIDA
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
July 1, 2018
$15,000

#SWG – FILLING DATA GAPS FOR FLORIDA MARINE GASTROPODS
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2018
$193,077

HEADSTARTING OF FROSTED FLATWOODS SALAMANDERS
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
July 1, 2018
$46,729

MOVEMENTS AND SURVIVORSHIP OF TRANSLOCATED NUISANCE AMERICAN CROCODILES
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
July 1, 2018
$33,000

USING ECHO-SOUNDER BUOYS AS SAMPLING PLATFORMS FOR FISH SPAWNING AGGREGATIONS: A PILOT STUDY
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
July 1, 2018
$70,500

#SWG – VALUATING LONG-TERM CORAL OUTPLANTS ON A LARGE-SCALE VIA NOVEL TECHNIQUES
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 1, 2018
$95,588

DEVELOP MANAGEMENT TOOLS TO ASSESS SEAGRASS VULNERABILITY TO SULFIDE-INDUCED DIE-OFF & MEADOW RECOVERY VIA ISOTOPIC, GENETIC, MORPHOMETRIC AND PHYSIOLOGICAL APPROACHES
University of North Carolina Wilmington
August 1, 2018
$25,906

INCREASE AT-SEA SAMPLING FOR RECREATIONAL HEADBOAT FISHERY ON THE ATLANTIC COAST (FLORIDA)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
August 1, 2018
$90,456

MULTISPECIES APPROACH FOR IMPROVING ASSESSMENT & MANAGEMENT OF ESTUARINE & COASTAL SPORT FISH STOCKS
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
August 1, 2018
$586,667

RECREATIONAL HARVEST SURVEY DURING RED SNAPPER MINI-SEASONS OFF FL EAST COAST
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
August 1, 2018
$25,000

INVESTIGATING ONGOING CORAL DISEASE OUTBREAK, FLORIDA KEYS: EVALUATING SMALL-SCALE EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MITIGATION TECHNIQUES
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
August 8, 2018
$94,786

BIOLOGICAL SAMPLING PROGRAM
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
September 1, 2018
$547,777

FDM TRIP TICKET PROCESSING DATABASE ENHANCEMENT
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2018
$6,500

LINKING PYRODINIUM PHYSIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR TO POPULATION GROWTH AND LOSS IN NATURE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
September 1, 2018
$186,922

NORTHEAST FLORIDA BLUE CRAB FISHERY PROFILE AND HORSESHOE CRAB CITIZEN SCIENTIST
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2018
$240,832

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TRIP INTERVIEW PROGRAM SAMPLING
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2018
$28,151

SPAWNING AGGREGATIONS AND SEX-SPECIFIC REPRODUCTIVE POTENTIAL IN GAG GROUPER IN THE GULF OF MEXICO: IMPROVING STOCK ASSESSMENT
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
September 1, 2018
$520,732

CO-DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A STATE-FEDERAL BLUEPRINT FOR CONSERVATION AND STREAMLINED REGULATION FOR FLORIDA 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
September 30, 2018
$495,000

ASSESSMENT OF REEF FISH POPULATIONS WITHIN DRY TORTUGAS NATIONAL PARK
National Park Service
October 1, 2018
$75,000

DRY TORTUGAS NATIONAL PARK CORAL REEF BENTHIC COMMUNITIES ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
DOI/NPS DRTO
October 1, 2018
$90,000

FLORIDA CORAL REEF INITIATIVE – SPATIO-TEMPORAL
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
October 1, 2018
$36,404

FLORIDA CORAL REEF INITIATIVE PROJECT – ENDOCRINE DISRUPTOR
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
October 1, 2018
$109,725

MONITORING OF RESTORED AND NATURAL OYSTER REEFS IN TAMPA BAY
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
October 1, 2018
$116,043

TAMPA BAY LIVING SHORELINE SUITABILITY MODEL GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSION
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
October 1, 2018
$51,200

CCHMN WATER QUALITY MONITORING IN LOWER CHARLOTTE HARBOR
Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program/City of Punta Gorda
October 4, 2018
$11,000

CCHMN WATER QUALITY MONITORING IN UPPER CHARLOTTE HARBOR
Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program/City of Punta Gorda
October 4, 2018
$65,000

TOXIN ANALYSES OF DOLPHIN TISSUES
Mote Marine Lab
October 16, 2018
$5,000

CORAL DISEASE DATA MANAGEMENT
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
November 1, 2018
$64,368

FLORIDA REEF TRACT CORAL RESCUE AND GENETIC DISCOVERY SUPPORT
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
November 1, 2018
$63,256

SOUTHEAST FLORIDA CORAL REEF EVALUATION AND MONITORING PROJECT (SECREMP)
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
November 1, 2018
$15,000

EXPANSION OF THE FLORIDA MARINE RECREATIONAL FISHERY DATA COLLECTION THROUGHOUT FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND EVALUATING HISTORICAL REFERERENCE SITES
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Sport Fish Restoration Program
November 15, 2018
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ASSESSING TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL TRENDS IN FISH ASSEMBLAGES WITHIN SPRING RUNS OF THE ST. JOHNS RIVER BASIN
Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida
January 1, 2019
$42,500

FISHERY DEPENDENT SPORTFISH DATA COLLECTION 18-19 AT-SEA DISCARD
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
January 1, 2019
$666,667