90,000 Acres of Marsh Lands in St. Bernard Parish
Biloxi Marsh Lands Corporation, founded in 1936, owns approximately 90,000 acres of marsh lands located in St. Bernard Parish, LA. As a landowner, it derives the vast majority of its revenue from oil and gas exploration and production activities that take place on or near the Company's land. The Company also derives minimal revenues from surface rentals. In addition, the Company currently leases a portion of its surface to private individuals for hunting and fishing.
Since May of 1957, the Company entered into a series of lease agreements with the State of Louisiana and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for the establishment and maintenance of the Biloxi Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Under the terms of the lease agreements, the Company retains the exclusive right to conduct its primary business purpose which is to fully explore for and develop its minerals, while providing a vast area of undeveloped wetlands for public use. The Company is proud to provide 35,644 acres of its property for the public’s recreation and enjoyment. Click this link for additional information.