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Hancock County Coastal Preserve Habitat Management-Wachovia Tract

Implementing Organization

State of Mississippi


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA


Project Category


Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources


Project Description

The project will restore ecologically connected coastal habitats by providing habitat management to pine flatwoods as well as freshwater and brackish marsh within the existing 1,203-acre project area. Management activities will include a combination of mechanical, chemical, and prescribed fire treatments to help restore injuries to wetlands, coastal and nearshore habitats in Mississippi injured by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.


Chris Wells
(601) 961-5545
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