MMNS Events

Mississippi’s Aquatic Introduced and Invasive Species

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Time: Noon - 1 p.m.

Location: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

County: Hinds

For more information please contact the Visitor Information Specialist at 601-576-6000 or by email at

SPEAKER: Dennis Reicke, Fisheries/Environmental Coordinator, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Jackson


 Reicke will discuss how Mississippi is dealing with aquatic nuisance species, those exotic or alien fish and plants like Silver Carp, Northern Snakeheads, Bighead Carp, Tilapia, Water Hyacinth and Giant Salvinia.

How did they get to Mississippi? What impact are they having on our native species? What can you do to stop their spread?

$6 for adults, $4 for youth ages 3 and up. Ages under 3 are FREE. Museum Members are FREE.

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