Reforest and protect frequently flooded, marginal cropland on private lands through the adoption of Wetland Reserve Easements in the active floodplain of the Lower Mississippi River. Project will establish 7,500 acres of bottomland hardwood forest to expand and enhance habitat and improve water quality, benefitting the Louisiana black bear, swamp rabbit, forest birds, waterfowl and freshwater fish.
NFWF Grant Profile
Lower MS Alluvial Valley Fund
Project Title: Forested Wetland Restoration in the Lower Mississippi River Floodplain (AR, KY, LA, MO, MS, TN)
Mississippi River Trust
Mississippi River active floodplain of Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee