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Migratory Bird Habitat Creation in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$4,550,000

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

Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird Habitat

Project Description

Create, restore, and manage migratory bird habitat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley to ensure adequate shallow-water habitat is available to meet or exceed the foraging requirements of shorebirds, wading birds, and waterfowl during migration.

Contact

Chris Wells
601-961-5545
cwells@mdeq.ms.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Delta Wildlife, Ducks Unlimited, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Affiliated Institutions

None

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