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Mississippi Coastal Cleanup 2017

Publication Number: P3188
View as PDF: P3188.pdf

Since 1988, thousands of volunteers have gathered each fall to remove millions of pounds of trash from Mississippi’s coastline, waterways, and barrier islands. Additionally, these volunteers help collect data that are used to categorize the major sources of marine debris entering the coastal environment.

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This publication presents information from 2017. It was reviewed in February 2021 and is provided for educational purposes.



Department: Coastal Marine Extension Program
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Portrait of Dr. Eric L. Sparks
Assc Extension Prof & Director
coastal conservation and restoration, living shorelines, marine debris, environmental stewards

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