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Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Conservation, Recovery, and Monitoring Program Phase I

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$9,933,900

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

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Marine Mammals

Project Description

Engage state and federal agencies, academic institutions and conservation organizations to bolster the capacity of MississippiaTMs marine mammal and sea turtle stranding network. The overall goal is to improve response to injured or dead animals and develop a consistent scientific understanding of the causes of mortality to inform management actions in the state.

Contact

Melanie Green
601-961-5171
melanie_green@deq.state.ms.us
Project Website
Project Partners

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Mississippi State University, Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, University of Southern Mississippi

Affiliated Institutions

None

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