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Pascagoula Basin

The Red, Black, Pascagoula and Escatawpa Rivers make up the 1,865,711 acre Pascagoula Basin Focus Area. This focus area is located almost completely in southeast Mississippi, with some of Alabama’s Mobile and Washington counties included. Portions of the counties of Forrest, George, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, and Stone in Mississippi make up this focus area. Species that may be helped by restoration in this area are yellow blotched map turtles, gopher tortoises, black pine snakes, eastern indigo snakes, Mississippi gopher frogs, Alabama red bellied turtles, red-cockaded woodpeckers, manatees, migratory birds, Mississippi sandhill cranes, Pearl darters, and Gulf sturgeon.



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Last updated: May 5, 2021