MDWFP and MSU to host pond management workshop in Marshall County
4/3/2019 3:06:50 PM

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Marshall County. The workshop will be held at the Marshall County Extension Office at 120 South Spring Street in Holly Springs on Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m.  

The hour-long presentation will include topics on pond design, fish stocking, harvest, vegetation control, liming, and fertilizing. A question-and-answer period will follow. Anyone interested in attending the workshop is asked to register by calling the Marshall County Extension Office at (662) 252-3541.

“This workshop will allow biologists and private pond owners the opportunity to discuss management options to improve fish populations and habitat,” MDWFP Fisheries Biologist Keith Meals said. “This is a great way for us to provide how-to information that can help pond owners achieve their goals.

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