MARINE FISHERIES (Program); MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENTGovernor's Recommendations
2022-23
Current Year Budget
2021-22
Difference
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$10,777,57234.00$12,953,21234.00($2,175,640)0.00
 

 
Policy Area:  BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES
Issue:            NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION PROJECTS - APALACHICOLA BAY OYSTER RESTORATION

Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23
The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 includes nonrecurring funding to provide for costs related to activities associated with the Apalachicola Bay Oyster Restoration - Phase II (FL) project. Funding will be used for the restoration of oyster bars by application of cultch material. Cultching will rebuild up to 1000 acres of selected reefs in the central eastern region of the bay's reef system.