State of Our Coast conference tackles key issues

State of Our Coast conference tackles key issues

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Oyster aquaculture, BP restoration projects and water quality concerns. All are topics at the annual State of Our Coast conference in Biloxi, hosted and organized by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.

The morning sessions included a progress report on the Port of Gulfport project, a panel discussion about fisheries and public health concerns, a discussion about oyster farming and an update on BP funded restoration projects.

More than 400 people registered for the conference, which is happening at Golden Nugget casino resort.

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