Popp’s Ferry Causeway Park

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)

Project Location: Mississippi

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Year Awarded: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction Tourism Development and Promotion

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Recreational Use

Project Description

The project is intended to restore lost recreational opportunities through the enhancement of increased access to coastal estuarine habitats and wildlife viewing areas. The project will enhance the public’s use and/or enjoyment of natural resources by constructing an educational interpretive center, nature trails, piers, and other recreational enhancements that will enhance visitor access to the adjacent coastal estuarine environment and provide opportunities for visitors to fish, crab, and observe nature.

Project Contact

Project Partners


Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 351
Project Name: Popp’s Ferry Causeway Park
SourceUID: 47
Latitude: 30.41777745
Longitude: -88.97667767
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County: Harrison
Project Category: Recreational Use
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s): Tourism Development and Promotion
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and/or Recreational Use
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Marc Wyatt
Point of Contact – Phone: marc_wyatt@deq.state.ms.us
Point of Contact – Email: 601-961-5367
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/project?id=47
Project Comments: For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the NRDA process and status of projects, see http://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/.
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: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 4757000
DWH Funder: Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)
DWH Funder Type: Joint
DWH Funding Program: Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)
DWH Dollar Amount : 4757000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Award Year: 2014
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0