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Jul

15

State Fishing Lakes

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed opportunities at State Fishing Lakes.

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Jul

12

Leave Young Wildlife Alone

Many Mississippians will come across some type of newborn wildlife this summer that appears to be abandoned. Well-meaning people often pick these animals up in an attempt to care for them, but often do more harm than good.

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Jul

12

Buccaneer State Park Closed

Due to Tropical Storm Barry, Buccaneer State Park is closed until further notice.

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Jul

12

Checkmates

The first year of Game Check offers some interesting insights to spring turkey season.

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Jul

11

Humming Right Along

How can you lure ruby-throated hummingbirds to your backyard?

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Jul

10

Enforcement Statistics

Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Conservation Officers have concluded the 2019 Operation Dry Water Weekend. The enforcement period began Thursday, July 4 and concluded Sunday, July 7 at midnight.

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Jul

8

Black Bears and Stream Fishing

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed black bear research and stream fishing.

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Jul

8

Fisheries Employees Recognized

Fisheries Bureau Names Biologist and Lake Manager of the Year

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Jul

3

MDWFP July 2019 Newsletter

Keep up with the latest news and events at MDWFP.

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Jul

3

Opportunists are State Parks

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do at a Mississippi State Park

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Jul

3

Operation Dry Water

Beginning Friday, July 5, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will participate in Operation Dry Water, a nationwide effort to raise awareness of 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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Jul

1

Nontraditional Fishing Methods

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed nontraditional fishing methods.

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Jul

1

Online Pond Management Workshop

This hour-long presentation includes topics on pond design, fish stocking, harvest, vegetation control, liming, and fertilization.

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Jul

1

National Law Fit Challenge

MDWFP’s Corporal Derrick Scott won 1st place overall at the National Law Fit Challenge in Olive Branch, MS.

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Jul

1

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 Lowndes County. The workshop will be held at the Lowndes County Extension Office located at 485 Tom Rose Road in Columbus on Thursday, July 11 at 6 p.m.

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Jul

1

VEC to Host Gyotaku Program

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks’ (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) will host a youth Gyotaku program on Saturday, July 6 at 2 p.m. Gyotaku is the traditional Japanese method of printing fish.

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Jun

27

Bear Telemetry Flight

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks’ (MDWFP) black bear program staff successfully located two female black bears using an aerial telemetry flight in Bolivar County on June 19.

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Jun

24

Snakeheads and Silver Carp

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed snakeheads and silver carp.

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Jun

24

Online Pond Management Workshop

Participate in a pond management workshop on June 27 at noon on Facebook LIVE.

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Jun

21

Yazoo Pump Project

The Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks voted unanimously to support an initiative to build a pump system in the lower Mississippi River Basin to lessen the impact of high water in Mississippi.

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Jun

21

Nutrition Permits in South Delta

Due to the prolonged flooding MDWFP is issuing permits to private landowners in the South Delta to provide supplemental nutrition to white-tailed deer during the summer stress period.

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Jun

21

Species Portrait

After several molts, the adult emerges from the water where it resides and lives only a day or two with the simple purpose of mating and laying eggs.

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Jun

19

WMA Spotlight

Charles Ray Nix Wildlife Management Area (CRNWMA) is located approximately three miles west of Sardis. From the intersection of highways 51 and 315, travel west on 315 for about 4.5 miles. It is the current site for the McIvor Shooting Facility.

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Jun

18

Storied Heritage

Today, there are unique challenges for the Model, and each certainly deserves attention. However, we as hunters, anglers, bird watchers, or general outdoor enthusiasts must be mindful that we continue to benefit from these core principles. Our heritage is dependent upon a firm understanding of the opportunities they afford us.

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Jun

17

Delta Flooding & Dove Fields

On this episode of MS Outdoors Radio, we discussed Delta flooding and dove field preparation.

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Jun

17

Flooding Concerns

MDWFP continues to monitor wildlife affected by flooding in the South Delta. Look for more updates from us in the coming weeks.

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Jun

11

Lakes Stocked

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) recently stocked largemouth bass into five lakes across the state.

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Jun

10

MS Outdoors Radio

We discussed 10 things you didn't know you could do at a State Park.

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Jun

10

Moon Lake Reopened

Moon Lake in Coahoma County has been reopened to recreational boating and fishing.

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Jun

10

Pond Management Workshop

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