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Enhancement of St. Louis Bay Oyster Reef

Implementing Organization

The Nature Conservancy

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$2,858,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Oysters/Reefs

Project Description

Expand an existing sub-tidal oyster reef in St. Louis Bay by 20 acres. Project will utilize traditional cultch deployment techniques with high vertical relief to enhance reef resiliency and improve delivery of ecosystem services.

Contact

Thomas J Mohrman
228-591-1116
tmohrman@tnc.org
Project Website
Project Partners

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Affiliated Institutions

None

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