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

Monday, January 30, 2012

MDWFP To Hold Wildlife Management Area Public Meetings

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is holding a series of six public meetings to discuss Wildlife Management Area (WMA) activities.  The meetings will showcase regional WMA harvest data, habitat work, infrastructure improvements, and information about MDWFP.  All WMA users, adjacent landowners, hunting clubs, and concerned citizens are invited to attend.  

 

"These meetings will give us the opportunity to promote our WMA system, gain input from the public about activities on our WMAs, and provide information about MDWFP to the public," said Ed Penny, MDWFP Wildlife Bureau Director.  "It is very important to the success of the Agency to meet and gain input from the public at every chance available."

 

The meetings will be from 7-8:30 pm on the dates and at the locations listed below:

      February 7th: North WMAs at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona

      February 9th: East Central WMAs at Roosevelt State Park in Morton

      February 15th: South Delta WMAs at Hinds Community College - Vicksburg Branch

      February 16th: Southwest WMAs at the Copiah County Multipurpose Building in Gallman

      February 21st: North Delta WMAs at Muscadine Farms WMA near Greenville

      February 23rd: Southeast WMAs at East Central Community Center in Wade

 

MDWFP biologists and law enforcement officers will be in attendance to answer questions from the public.


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