FY 2016 Dune Restoration Projects

Four Applicants Received The Maximum Award of $5000 Each

Coastal Dune Restoration  

Landmark at Hillsboro Condominium Association
Grant Award: $5,000Match:           $2,500Total Funds:   $7,500 
Project Description:​ Renovate and widen their existing dune by removing non-native vegetation and installing native plants such as Sea oats, Bay Cedar, Seashore elder, Inkberry, and Sea lavender. 

Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
Grant Award: $5,000Match:           $8,610Total Funds:   $13,610
Project Description:​ Staff and volunteers will restore several dunes by removing non-native vegetation and planting over 7,000 Sea oats at three separate sites. The volunteer participation will increase community awareness and participation in dune restoration projects that help build resilient shorelines.


City of Hollywood Beach
Grant Award: $5,000Match:           $5,000Total Funds:   $10,500 
Project Description:​ Restore a large dune area by removing non-native vegetation, including Hawaiian Scaveola, which is displacing native species and replant with native Sea oats. Installed signage that describes the importance of sand dunes in maintaining wide and healthy beaches.


City of Deerfield Beach
Grant Award: $5,000Match:           $8,250Total Funds:   $13,250 
Project Description:​ Create two new dune features along the municipal beach front by planting over 6,000 Sea Oats and native dune plants. The new dunes will serve as a natural barrier against coastal storms and provide important habitat for threatened wildlife such as sea turtles, shore birds and native plants.