NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Lower MS Alluvial Valley Fund
Project Title: Forested Wetland Restoration in the Lower Mississippi River Floodplain (AR, KY, LA, MO, MS, TN)
Organization:
Mississippi River Trust
Project ID:
1907.20.067539
Description:

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.

Award Amount:
$653696.00
Location:
Mississippi River active floodplain of Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee