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Coastal Bird Stewardship Program in Mississippi

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$1,604,000

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

Improve nesting success of coastal birds through nest protection, stewardship and monitoring at 22 key sites along the Mississippi coast, while educating the public on the importance of these habitats.

Contact

Camille Covington
228-396-0486
ccovington@cce.ms
Project Website
Project Partners

Audubon Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources

Affiliated Institutions

None

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