This Story Map shows an overview of the Rio Loco Watershed/Guánica Bay (RL/GB) watershed initiative and the efforts implemented by federal and local partners to restore and conserve the watershed ecosystem.
This project was developed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Southeast Region in collaboration with U.S. Coral Reef Task Force - Sunia Coral Reef Conservation Internship Program.
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Total Contribution $6,608,070.00
*NGO's and Academia Includes: Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico, Envirosurvey Inc., Univ. of Puerto Rico, Ridge to Reef Inc., Univ. of Miami, Protectores de Cuenca, Cafi Cultura Puertorriqueña Inc., and Center for Watershed Protection Inc.
**Coral Reef Conservation Initiative (CRCI) : funds from NOAA and USDA managed by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
(NOAA), USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) have developed the CGP funding opportunity to projects that will help the natural resources in the GB/RL. At present CGP have been granted twelve project through non-governmental organization, academia and individuals.