Support for this project is provided by The Conservation Fund, a national organization that makes conservation work for America. By creating solutions that make environmental and economic sense, the Fund is redefining conservation to demonstrate its essential role in our future prosperity. Top-ranked for efficiency and effectiveness, the Fund has worked in all 50 states to protect more than 7.8 million acres of land since 1985, including 117,600 acres of working forestry, recreational lands, wildlife habitat, and cultural resources across Florida.

Construction of the Big Bend Shellfish Trail is being supported in part by a National Maritime Heritage grant administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior and the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources.

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