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Jul

16

Deer, Rabbit, & Early Teal Draws

Beginning August 1, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will accept draw permit applications for deer, rabbit, and early season teal hunts on Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs).

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Jul

16

MS Outdoors Radio: July 16

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed a day in the life of an MDWFP biologist.

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Jul

13

Pond Management Workshop

MERIDIAN - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Jasper County.

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Jul

9

2017-2018 Deer Hunter Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete this survey if you participated in Mississippi's 2017-2018 Deer Season.

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Jul

9

MS Outdoors Radio: July 9

We discuss the life in the day of a conservation officer.

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Jul

6

Backyard Wildlife Habitat

A step-by-step plan on how to create an environment for many backyard wildlife species.

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Jul

3

MDWFP July 2018 Newsletter

Keep up with the latest news and events at MDWFP.

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Jul

2

Paul Ott Carruth Dies at 83

Carruth made a career of talking and singing about the outdoors, performing up to 100 shows a year at conventions, schools, and churches around the South.

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Jul

2

MS Outdoors Radio - July 2

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed boating safety and opportunities at the North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and Visitor Education Center.

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Jun

29

New Chairman

JACKSON – Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, (MDWFP) is pleased to announce, Commissioner Bill F. Cossar, of Charleston, Mississippi, has been elected to serve as Chairman of the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks for the coming year.

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Jun

28

MDWFP Finds Invasive Plant

JACKSON - Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, (MDWFP) aquatic plant control personnel found Giant Salvinia, an aggressive invasive plant, in Ross Barnett Reservoir recently.

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Jun

28

Operation Dry Water

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will be participating in Operation Dry Water as part of a nationally coordinated effort to increase knowledge about the dangers of boating under the influence (BUI). The goal is to reduce the number of accidents and deaths associated with alcohol and drug use on our waterways.

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Jun

27

Hunting the Bellowing Beasts

Getting a jump on hot summer frogging action

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Jun

27

Bear Pen Park Lake Opening

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, (MDWFP) is excited to announce the opening of a new 5-acre fishing lake in Cleveland. The lake, located at Bear Pen Park off of College Street, is part of MDWFP's Community Fishing Assistance Program and is jointly managed by MDWFP and the City of Cleveland Parks Commission.

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Jun

25

MS Outdoors Radio: June 25

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed opportunities at Mississippi State Parks.

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Jun

25

How Alligators Nest

Alligators in central Mississippi typically start nesting around the first week of July. Due to their cold-blooded nature, alligators do not lay on their nests as a bird does and will rely on the decomposition of plant material to provide heat for incubation.

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Jun

20

MS Outdoors Radio - June 18

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed invasive aquatic species.

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Jun

20

Snakehead Program at NMFH

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologist Nathan Aycock will present a program about snakehead fish at the Visitor Education Center (VEC) at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 30.

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Jun

20

South Delta WMAs Re-Opened

Effective June 18, 2018, these WMAs are re-opened to public access and use.

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Jun

12

Hunter Harvest Survey

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is cooperating with Responsive Management to collect game harvest information from the 2017 – 2018 hunting seasons.

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Jun

11

MS Outdoors Radio - June 11

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed MDWFP's victory at the LawFit Challenge and summer fishing.

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Jun

10

MDWFP Wins 2018 LawFit Challenge

Congratulations to our MDWFP conservation officers for taking home first place in numerous events.

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Jun

8

Pond Management Workshop

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Hinds County.

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Jun

8

Wildlife Woodcarving Display

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) will host a "Wildlife Woodcarving" display beginning June 1 and ending June 30. Created by local Mississippi craftsman, Raymond Lanford, this display features multiple waterfowl species.

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Jun

8

Canoe Landing Open on Bear Creek

The new landing provides easy access to the creek with a drive-through drop off point for vehicles and trailers.

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Jun

7

Anglers Assist with Stocking

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, (MDWFP) recently stocked Florida-strain largemouth bass into Ross Barnett Reservoir, with help from the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District and local bass anglers.

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Jun

6

MDWFP June 2018

Keep up with the latest news and events at MDWFP.

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Jun

6

Species Portrait: Trumpet Vine

Trumpet creeper, cow-itch vine, devil’s shoelaces, hell-vine ... all are names for this native plant.

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Jun

5

MS Outdoors Radio June 4

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed fishing opportunities in Mississippi.

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Jun

1

Celebrate Great Outdoors Month

Celebrate Great Outdoors Month by camping, hiking, fishing, paddling, boating, or just enjoying nature by being outdoors!

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