Posts Tagged ‘Commission on Marine Resources’

CMR approves limited oyster-harvesting season

GULF OF MEXICO — The Commission on Marine Resources has voted to open a limited oyster season in Mississippi on Sept. 30 for tonging and Oct. 14 for dredging. The Sun Herald reports oystering will be allowed in conditionally approved areas on the Telegraph, Pass Marianne and Pass Christian reefs. Southern portions of Telegraph and […] [...]

Vernon Asper tenders CMR resignation

by MBJ Staff Published: July 26,2013

Tags: Commission on Marine Resources, government, Vernon Asper

Dr. Vernon Asper is resigning after serving 19 years on the Commission on Marine Resources. Jimmy Taylor, who currently is vice chairman of the Commission, will take over as chairman. Gov. Phil Bryant will appoint someone to take over for Asper, whose current term expires June 30, 2014. [...]

MDMR removes equipment from boats before sale

BILOXI — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has removed the electronics from two large fishing vessels that will be sold. The Sun Herald reports that the equipment removal was discovered when potential buyers took a tour of the two boats Tuesday. The MDMR is selling a 36-foot Topaz and a 42-foot Californian. They are […] [...]

Asper resigns from CMR after 19 years of service

BILOXI — Dr. Vernon Asper is resigning after serving 19 years on the Commission on Marine Resources. Jamie Miller, executive director of the Department of Marine Resources, said, “I would like to thank Dr. Asper for his 19 years of service with the Commission on Marine Resources. His leadership has been invaluable to the Commission […] [...]

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