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Pearl-Bogue Chitto

Overlapping into Mississippi and Louisiana is the Pearl-Bogue Chitto Focus Area. Comprised of the Lower Pearl River and the Bogue Chitto, this focus area covers 1,916,807 acres. Hancock, Lamar, Lincoln, Marion, Pearl River, Pike, and Walthall counties in Mississippi and St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes in Louisiana are included in this focus area. Species that may benefit from the Program’s efforts in this area include Louisiana black bears, ringed map turtles, Pearl darters, gopher tortoises, black pine snakes, manatees, migratory birds, red-cockaded woodpeckers, and Gulf sturgeon.

Pearl-Bogue Chitto Projects

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Last updated: May 5, 2021