Conservation in the Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Baldwin County, Alabama

Recipient: Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Federal Funding: $147,000

Summary: This land purchase will help protect the ecological integrity of the area and the important ecosystem services it provides, such as acting as a buffer for storm surge and coastal flooding, providing space for marsh migration, providing carbon sequestration services, and maintaining water quality.

For more information on the Office for Coastal Management grant program funding this project, please visit the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law webpage.