|MDWFP Offers New Apprentice License|
Tuesday December 13, 2011
JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks is now offering an Apprentice 3-Day Sportsman License for Mississippi residents. The license fee is $7.00 and includes All Game Hunting and Fishing, Fall and Spring Turkey Hunting, and Archery/Primitive Weapon privileges.
|Mississippi Outdoors “A True South Experience” Set to Air Nationwide|
Tuesday December 20, 2011
JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and the Mississippi Department of Tourism have partnered with the Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Foundation to produce Mississippi Outdoors TV
|MDWFP Marksmanship Program offers Shotgun-Shooting Classes|
Monday March 26, 2012
Jackson – Shooting is a skill we all want to improve and shotgun-shooting legend John Satterwhite wants to show you how.
|The MDWFP Celebrates 80 Years of Conservation: 1932-2012|
Monday July 23, 2012
JACKSON - This year the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is celebrating 80 years of conserving natural resources across the state. The MDWFP is about hunting, fishing, conservation, and education. We are also about protecting the traditions, rites of passage, weekend getaways, and campfire moments that make living in and visiting Mississippi such a rich experience.
|MDWFP to hold Conservation Celebration November 3-4|
Tuesday October 02, 2012
Jackson, MS—The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will hold “Conservation Celebration” November 3-4, 2012, in honor of its 80th Anniversary. The weekend-long celebration will include a festival at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (MMNS) on Saturday, November 3, and free admission to MDWFP State Lakes, State Parks, and Wildlife Management Areas November 3-4.
|MDWFP Offers Chance to Win Lifetime Sportsman License|
Tuesday October 30, 2012
JACKSON –The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is offering Mississippi hunters and anglers the chance to win a Lifetime Sportsman License.
|Governor Bryant issues proclamation in honor of MDWFP’s 80th Anniversary|
Thursday November 01, 2012
JACKSON - Gov. Phil Bryant today signed a proclamation declaring November 3-4, 2012 as “Conservation Weekend” in honor of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks’ (MDWFP) 80 year anniversary.
|MDWFP Announces Winner of Lifetime Sportsman License|
Wednesday November 28, 2012
JACKSON –The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) today announced the winner of its Lifetime License drawing. Bobby L. Sherman of Louin, MS, is the recipient of a Resident Lifetime Sportsman License.
|2012 MWFP Foundation Scholarship Awards|
Thursday November 29, 2012
JACKSON - On Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 the Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Foundation announced the winners of the 2012 MWFP Foundation Scholarship Awards. Each year the Foundation grants scholarships through an open competitive system to worthy college students majoring in fields related to Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Details for the program can be found on the Foundation website: www.foundationmwfp.com.
|Mississippi Marksmanship Program Goes Mobile|
Thursday February 14, 2013
Jackson - The Mississippi Marksmanship Program is continuing its efforts to bring top notch shotgun and rifle shooting education to our state’s resident hunters. Many of our citizens did not have an opportunity to hunt when growing up due to their home in a city or because their parents worked long hours and did not have the opportunity to go hunting with them. The very same shooting lessons that were taught to youth years ago are now being offered to those who did not have the opportunity to experience Mississippi’s outdoors when young.
|Dr. Vilella to Present Results of Waterbirds Study on March 5, 2013|
Friday February 15, 2013
Jackson– The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks’ Museum of Natural Science continues the “First Tuesday Lecture Series” on March 5, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Rotwein Theater. Dr. Francisco Vilella will present a lecture entitled "Resident and Neotropical Migrant Bird Communities of the Savanna Wetlands of the Orinoco River Basin, South America: Ecology and Conservation".
|MDWFP Android App|
Thursday February 21, 2013
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks (MDWFP) is pleased to announce the release of their Hunting and Fishing Android Application. The Android version of the wildly popular MDWFP iPhone application contains a variety of useful tools and information for Mississippi hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts
|Jackson Optimist Club Donates $1,000 to Fishing Rodeo Program|
Thursday April 18, 2013
The Jackson Optimist Club held true to its motto “Friend of Youth” by donating $1,000 to the Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. The donation will be used by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fishing Rodeo Program which introduces approximately 7,000 youth to fishing each year.
|2013 Youth Art Contest|
Thursday May 09, 2013
JACKSON - Students across Mississippi are invited to get outdoors and participate in the 2013 North Mississippi Fish Hatchery Youth Art Contest. Each student must submit a portfolio that includes artwork and an entry form to the Visitor Education Center (VEC). The deadline for entries is May 15, 2013.