MDWFP and MSU to Host Pond Management Workshop in Harrison County


BILOXI -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 Harrison County. The workshop will be held in the MSU Coastal Research and Extension Center located at 1815 Popps Ferry Road in Biloxi on Thursday, April 26th at 6:30 p.m. Those interested in attending this workshop are asked to pre-register by calling the Harrison County Extension Service Office at (228) 865-4227.

An hour-long presentation will include topics on pond design, fish stocking, harvest, vegetation control, liming, and fertilization. A question-and-answer period will follow. “This workshop will provide the information and know-how for private pond owners to get the most out of their pond,” said MDWFP Fisheries Biologist Stephen Brown. “We will cover a wide variety of pond management topics, and this session will be a great way for us to help pond owners achieve their goals.”

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