conservation

Mississippi Aquarium offers car tags for sale

The Mississippi Aquarium is offering a specialty tag license plate to help support conservation. The tag not only supports Mississippi Aquarium, but also contributes to conservation efforts in the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. The specialty tag fee is $33,…

Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost conservation, parks

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has approved a bipartisan bill that would spend nearly $3 billion on conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands. Supporters say the measure would be the most significant conservation…

Birds are disappearing in North America at alarming rate

Birds are disappearing from North America at an alarming rate. It is becoming more difficult to spot a bird because over the last 50 years, the United States and Canada have lost nearly 30 percent of its bird populations. Pascagoula…

Funding and land acquired to help conservation

The first land acquisition from the Deepwater Horizon Settlement in Mississippi is complete. News 25’s Jaylon Morris is at the Grand Bay Coastal Resources Center in Jackson County with more.

Funding and land acquired to help conservation

The Gulf Coast is finally getting the relief they need to help restore critical ecosystems that were destroyed in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Jackson County more than 1,500 acres of essential coastal wildlife habitat in reserves and sanctuaries…

Endangered species habitats awarded new grants

The endangered dusky gopher frog, gopher tortoise, and many other threatened species in Mississippi depend on each other to survive. The rare species make their home inside the Desoto National Forest. Thanks to new funds from the National Fish and…