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Utilization of Dredge Material for Marsh Restoration in Coastal Mississippi - Phase II

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$23,624,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

Utilize dredge material in the sustainable restoration and creation of marsh habitat to enhance ecosystem function and integrity of priority bays and estuaries of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Contact

Chris Wells
None
cwells@mdeq.ms.gov
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Project Partners

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, United State Army Corps of Engineers

Affiliated Institutions

None

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