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

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Wildlife Management Area Public Meetings in the South Delta and Southwest Mississippi
JACKSON - MDWFP is hosting public meetings on September 25 for the South Delta WMAs at Hinds Community College in Vicksburg and on September 27 for the Southwest WMAs at Percy Quinn State Park in McComb.  The meetings, which are scheduled from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., will showcase WMA harvest data, habitat work, and infrastructure improvements on WMAs in the South Delta and Southwest Mississippi.  All WMA users, adjacent landowners, hunting clubs, and interested citizens are encouraged to attend.
WMAs to be covered at the South Delta WMA meeting on September 25th will be Howard Miller, Lake George, Mahannah, Shipland, Sunflower, and Twin Oaks.  And WMAs to be covered at the Southwest WMA meeting will be Canemount, Caston Creek, Copiah County, Marion County, Theodore Mars, Natchez State Park, Old River, Sandy Creek, and Wolf River.
 "These meetings will give us the opportunity to show the public what we have accomplished on our WMAs, receive input from the public about these activities, and provide information about WMAs," said Chad Dacus, MDWFP Wildlife Bureau Assistant Director.  "These meetings will give us an opportunity to interact with the public and keep them informed about activities on these WMAs."  MDWFP wildlife biologists, WMA personnel, and conservation officers will be in attendance to answer questions from the public. MDWFP wildlife biologists, WMA personnel, and law enforcement officers will be in attendance to answer questions from the public

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