Oil Spill Response
For information about the National Park Service response to the Deepwater Horizon (MC 252) Oil Spill and the ongoing recovery process click here.
Did You Know?
In 1828, John Q. Adams designated the Naval Live Oaks Area of Gulf Islands National Seashore as the first United States tree farm. Live oak trees are known for their incredible density and resistance to disease. They provided durable wood for the construction of early naval vessels.