Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge
Location: Rockport, ME
Project: Repair HVAC System
Project type: Recovery
Funding awarded: $23,750
Hurricane Sandy recovery project completed April 2014
This project repaired an HVAC system at the refuge supported by federal funding from the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Act.
This project will repair a heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge that was damaged as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
Conservation / Restoration Goals
- Maintain public property (visitor center)
- Mitigates public safety concerns
Hurricane Sandy caused damage to numerous refuge buildings that are utilized daily by both refuge staff and visitors. Maintaining the integrity and safety of these structures is a priority for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.