Dauphin Island

State Buys Dauphin Island West End For Conservation

State Buys Dauphin Island West End For Conservation

February 12, 2021
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Alabama Newscenter recently reported on the purchase of 838 acres on the west end of Dauphin Island state that conservation officials said would “help protect a diverse coastal habitat frequented by endangered birds and sea turtles.” Funds from Alabama’s portion of the US$8.8-billion BP Deepwater Horizon settlement were used to buy the land that had…

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Aloe Bay Public Discussion Next Week

Aloe Bay Public Discussion Next Week

January 15, 2021
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A weeklong series of virtual and in-person events next week offers the public a chance to help shape the work to be done around Dauphin Island’s Aloe Bay, AL.com reported. Part of the $315 million for projects along the coast announced in 2018 (mostly from settlements related to the Deepwater Horizon disaster), there is more…

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Graveline Bay Restoration Funded

Graveline Bay Restoration Funded

December 4, 2020
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The Connection announced the successful funding of “Project The Town” from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund to conduct engineering and design for the restoration of approximately 25 acres of back-barrier intertidal marsh habitat in Graveline Bay. This phase is expected to take a year and includes public outreach, full engineering…

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