EPA News: EPA Partners with Harrison County Sand Beach Authority on Sea Oats Project

24Mar - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

Sea oats planted on Biloxi Beaches to help control erosion and provide buffer to benefit aquatic habitat

Biloxi, MS (STL.News) – Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Gulf of Mexico Program along with the Harrison County Sand Beach Authority and several local partners participated in a dune vegetation planting project on 1703 Beach Blvd in Biloxi, Mississippi.

During a small ceremony announcing the project, students from Gulfport High School, Long Beach High School and volunteers from several local partner organizations, including Audubon Society, Mississippi State University Coastal Extension and Research Center and Mississippi Wildlife Federation, assisted with the planting of 3000 sea oats.

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