UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI OYSTER HATCHERY AND RESEARCH CENTER
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
The U.S. Department of Treasury
The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component
Engineering and/or Construction
This project is for the construction of an oyster hatchery and research center which will enhance oyster production to benefit the local economy and ecological resources. Direct Component funds will be used for oyster hatchery and research center construction activities and include the necessary aquaculture systems. Hatchery construction activities will occur at the former shrimp aquaculture facility (Invertebrate GrowoutII) site at USM GCRL Cedar Point and involve the rehabilitation and conversion of the site to an oyster hatchery and research facility.
At this time, U.S. Department of Treasury cannot confirm the accuracy of this information. Please go to https://www.treasury.gov/services/restore-act/Pages/home.aspx for the latest information about this project.