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Pascagoula River Corridor Acquisitions

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$11,849,800

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

Land Acquisition / Protection

Targeted Resources

Birds/Bird Habitat

Project Description

Conduct due diligence and acquire priority bird habitat within the Mississippi coastal ecosystem. Project will conserve land located in Jackson County, Mississippi, along the Pascagoula River corridor near the confluence of Red Creek and Black Creek floodplain forest on the western and eastern sides of the Pascagoula floodplain.

Contact

Chris Wells
None
cwells@mdeq.ms.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

Mississippi Secretary of State, The Nature Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land

Affiliated Institutions

None

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