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Utilization of Dredge Material for Marsh Restoration in Coastal Mississippi

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$21,582,200

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

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

Protect and restore marsh habitat in three priority estuaries and bays (St Louis Bay, Back Bay, and Lower Pascagoula/Escatawpa River) using dredged material, living shorelines and other methods.

Contact

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

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Affiliated Institutions

Additional acres reffer to acres of erosion control.

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