Posts Tagged ‘natural resources’

Agency asking for help in tracking turkey populations

by Associated Press Published: February 11,2013

Tags: bird, ecosystem, gamebird, hunt, hunter, hunting, natural resources, Nature, outdoors, state agency, Turkey, tyracking, wildlife

JACKSON — The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks is seeking information from hunters to keep track of turkey populations in the state. Adam Butler, wild turkey program biologist, said the spring gobbler hunter survey is one of the most reliable data sets used to monitor Mississippi turkeys. Currently, more than 1,200 turkey hunters […] [...]

Commission looking at increasing spotted seatrout quota

by Associated Press Published: July 19,2012

Tags: commercvial fishing, ecosystem, fish, fishing, food, habitat, natural resources, Nature, seafood, seatrout, state agency, wildlife

GULF OF MEXICO — Mississippi’s annual 40,000-pound limit on commercially caught spotted seatrout is under review. The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources decided on a study after being told commercial fishermen reached the 40,000-pound quota this year by May 19. The season had opened in January. The Mississippi Press reports fisheries biologist Buck Buchanan recommended […] [...]

MDA division launches new asset-mapping site

JACKSON — The Asset Development Division of the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) has launched an interactive website, assetmap.mississippi.org, to showcase unique assets found in communities throughout Mississippi. The website pinpoints historic sites, unique businesses, tourist attractions and natural resources found in communities that have undergone MDA’s asset mapping process. The website also highlights markers found […] [...]

TVA releases 20-year Natural Resource Plan

by For the MBJ Published: April 5,2011

Tags: electricity, energy, environment, natural resources, utilities

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority has drafted a Natural Resource Plan designed to help prioritize its stewardship efforts in categories as diverse as recreation facilities, water quality protection, wildlife and plant management and historical and cultural site preservation. The draft Natural Resource Plan and an accompanying draft Environmental Impact Statement are available for […] [...]

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