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

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

MDWFP & MSU to Host Pond Management Workshop in Harrison County
JACKSON - Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Harrison County.  "We receive numerous requests for help managing ponds to achieve pond owner goals - whether it is catching bigger bass, creating a quality bream fishery or simply stocking catfish," according to MDWFP fisheries biologist Stephen Brown. "Anyone interested in learning more about pond management or those considering building a pond are encouraged to attend."    
The workshop will be held at the Lyman Community Center in Lyman on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. An hour-long presentation will be given that includes topics on pond design, fish stocking, harvest, vegetation control, liming, and fertilizing. A question-and-answer period will follow to address additional topics. Those interested in attending the workshop are asked to register by calling the Harrison County Extension Office at 228-865-4227.          

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