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MDWFP and MSU to Host Pond Management Workshops in Union and Coahoma Counties
5/30/2018 9:24:48 AM
From MDWFP

TUPELO AND CLARKSDALE – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting two pond management workshops.  One workshop will be held at the Union County Extension Service Office located at 112 Fairground Circle in New Albany on Tuesday, June 5 at 6 p.m.  Those interested in attending this workshop are asked to pre-register by calling the Union County Extension Service Office at (662) 534-1917.

The second workshop will be held at the Coahoma County Extension Service Office located at 503 East 2nd Street in Clarksdale on Tuesday, June 12 at 6 p.m.  Those interested in attending the workshop are asked to pre-register by calling the Coahoma County Extension Service Office at (662) 624-3070.

An hour-long presentation will include topics on pond design, fish stocking, harvest, aquatic vegetation control, liming, and fertilization. A question-and-answer period will follow.  “These workshops allow biologists and private pond owners the opportunity to discuss all aspects of pond management,” said MDWFP Fisheries Bureau Assistant Director Larry Bull. “We talk to many people each year who request assistance managing their ponds. This is a great way for us to provide personal how-to information that can help pond owners achieve their goals.”   

For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our website at www.mdwfp.comor call us at (601) 432-2212. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mdwfp or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MDWFPonline.

 

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