Special Exhibits

Ocean Bound

January 26, 2019 - May 12, 2019

What can YOU do in your watershed to protect our ocean? Find out in Ocean Bound!

  • Journey through watersheds to see how everyone’s actions on land affect our ocean.
  • Make it rain in a large 3-D watershed model!
  • Pilot a full-size two-station “submersible” from mountain stream to the ocean.
  • Encounter eye-popping aquatic species and ecosystems along the way!
  • Be a biologist and go deeper.
  • Guide “water” safely through a hazardous maze.
  • Flip paddles and divert “pollutants” as they travel through stormwater drains.
  • Discover how river otters made a comeback.
  • Spot the polluters and be a Watershed Warrior!

The exhibit is sponsored locally by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation, Sanderson Farms, Inc., Ergon, Trustmark, and other generous sponsors.

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