Invasive Species Management on Coastal State Land


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Mississippi1

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Planning Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Terrestrial Habitat Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

Manage invasive species on state-owned coastal habitat through fire management, invasive plant removal and feral hog control.

Project Contact

Project Partners

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

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 288
Project Name: Invasive Species Management on Coastal State Land
SourceUID: 45722
Latitude: 30.73315287
Longitude: -88.67367921
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County: Jackson
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Planning
Additional Project Action(s): Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Planning Monitoring and Observations
Targeted Resource(s): Terrestrial Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2023
Implementing Organization: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Camille Covington
Point of Contact – Phone: ccovington@cce.ms
Point of Contact – Email: 228-396-0487
Other Partners: Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/ms-invasives-14.pdf
Project Comments: Land restoration acres represent the acres restored from invasive species removal and the implimentation of prescribed fire.
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 750
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 2676700
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 2676700
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2014
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


  1. This map shows a general area in which project actions will be implemented. At this time, the specific project location and extent is unknown or unavailable. The true project extent is likely much smaller than the focal area.