Bird Habitat Creation

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mississippi Land Trust

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife

Project Location: Mississippi

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: Unknown
Year Awarded: 2010

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance

Targeted Resources

Birds / Bird Habitat Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

This project provides quality habitat for migratory birds in the heart of the Mississippi Flyway, primarily utilizing the conservation provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill.

Project Contact

Project Partners


Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 410
Project Name: Bird Habitat Creation
SourceUID: None
Latitude: 32.85567519
Longitude: -90.62739241
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County: Grenada, Humphreys, Issaquena, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Warren, Yazoo
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Birds / Bird Habitat
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2014
Implementing Organization: Mississippi Land Trust
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Brian Ballinger
Point of Contact – Phone:
Point of Contact – Email: 662-686-3375
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Project Comments: Lower Mississippi River Valley; NRCS provided primary funding; NFWF dollars used as match
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): 1500000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife
DWH Dollar Amount : 500000
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: Unknown
Award Year: 2010
Award Month: 7
Total Amount Leveraged: 1000000