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Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Phone: 601-432-2400

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

MDWFP to Host Pond Management Workshop in Marshall County

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau is hosting a pond management workshop in Marshall County. The workshop will be held at the Marshall County Extension Office at 810 Highway 178 East in Holly Springs on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m.  An hour-long presentation will include topics on pond design, fish stocking, harvest, vegetation control, liming, and fertilization. A question-and-answer period will follow. Those interested in attending the workshop are asked to register by calling the Marshall County Extension Office at (662) 252-3541.

"This workshop will allow biologists and private pond owners the opportunity to discuss management options to improve fish populations and habitat," according to MDWFP fisheries biologist Keith Meals. "This is a great way for us to provide how-to information that can help pond owners achieve their goals."   

For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our website at www.mdwfp.com or call us at (601) 432-2212. 


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