Friday, February 03, 2017
Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
MDWFP and MSU to Host Wild Turkey Management Workshops
JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and
Parks and Mississippi State University Extension Service will offer
two workshops for those interested in better understanding and
managing wild turkeys on their properties. The first workshop
will take place on February 17 at Mitchell's Restaurant in
Brookhaven. The second workshop will be held on February 24
at Bass Pro Shops in Pearl. Each workshop will begin at 9
a.m. and conclude at 4 a.m.. A lunch will be provided for
those who preregister.
Workshop topics will include wild turkey biology, beneficial
habitat management practices, food plot strategies, and case
studies from properties which have managed successfully for these
species. Discussions of predators and predator management
will also be featured, including how-to demonstrations of important
trapping skills and techniques.
Registration for each event is $15, and will cover the cost of
lunch and handout materials. To register, participants should
February 17th, Brookhaven - register with Lincoln
County MSU Extension office at (601) 835-3460.
February 24th, Bass Pro Shops in Pearl - register
with Rankin County MSU Extension office at (601)
For more information regarding wild turkeys, visit us at www.mdwfp.com or call us at (601) 432-2199.
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