Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Monday, July 07, 2014
MDWFP to Host Pond Management Workshop in Forrest County
JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau is hosting a pond management workshop in Forrest County. The workshop will be held at the group camp at Paul B. Johnson State Park on Tuesday, July 15 at 6 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 Stephen Brown at (601) 582-7721.
"This workshop will allow biologists and private pond owners the opportunity to discuss management options to improve fish populations and habitat," says MDWFP fisheries biologist, Stephen Brown. "We talk to people each year that want to manage their ponds effectively and 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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