Designing Perdido Creek Floodplain Restoration to Improve Resiliency and Wildlife Habitat

Recipient: Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Grant Amount: $708,844

This award will reduce sediment input, create suitable habitat for fish and wildlife, create floodplain connectivity, and improve water quality in the Perdido River Watershed in south Alabama. The project will review engineered designs in partnership with the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service to provide community resilience and rehabilitate a culturally significant site.

For more information on the grant program funding this project, please visit the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law webpage. For more information on the National Coastal Resilience Fund, visit National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s website.