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Mississippi Aquarium

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$16,999,620

Known Leveraged Funding

$2,601,290

Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component

Details

Project Category

Human and Social

Project Actions

Planning

Targeted Resources

Recreational Resources

Project Description

The project will support the construction of the Mississippi Aquarium, which will promote tourism in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Region by providing visitors with interactive science, education, interpretive and research opportunities for exploring marine habitats and fisheries in the Gulf ecosystem. The purpose of this project is to create an attraction that will result in a more extensive visitor experience in understanding the benefits of a healthy ecosystem and provide additional tourism opportunities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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Project Partners

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Affiliated Institutions

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