The Biloxi Wildlife Management Area is located in Upper St. Bernard Parish about 40 miles east of New
Orleans. It is accessible only by boat via commercial launches at Hopedale and Shell Beach. The 39,583-acre tract is owned
and leased to the Department by the Biloxi Marsh Lands Corporation. The area is a low brackish to saline marsh. A few oak
trees are present on old ridges but the major vegetation includes marshhay cord grass, black rush, hog cane, smooth cord grass,
saltgrass, glasswort, and three square. Widgeon grass is the main submerged aquatic plant occurring there.Click Here To Read More...