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Pascagoula River Corridor Acquisitions

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF


Project Category


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.


Chris Wells
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Project Partners

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

Affiliated Institutions


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