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Board chooses Young

The board of directors for the Mississippi Wildlife Federation has selected Brad Young to lead the organization, effective April 22. Young has served as Black Bear Program leader with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks for the past 10 years. Young, who grew up in Cleveland and currently lives in Madison, will provide invaluable insight into conservation programs ...

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Shropshire to retire

Mississippi Wildlife Federation executive director Dr. Cathy Shropshire is retiring effective Dec. 31. During Shropshire’s tenure, MWF instituted many innovative conservation programs now in place in Mississippi and around the country, including the Camo Coalition, Hunters Harvest, Katfishin’ Kids, Outdoorama and Magnolia Records. Shropshire was instrumental in the development of the Habitat Stewards program to protect natural lands on Mississippi’s ...

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Federation chooses Dillard

Rick Dillard, of Madison, was recently installed as president of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. Dillard received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in fisheries management from Mississippi State University. He is founder of Magnolia White-tailed Deer Records Program, which recognizes trophy deer taken across the state, and he is an official measurer for the Boone & Crockett Club, qualified to measure ...

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Dickerson honored for conservation work

The Mississippi Wildlife Federation has named Dena Dickerson of Clinton as the 2010 Conservationist of the Year as a tribute to her wide-ranging conservation accomplishments. She received the MWF Eagle Trophy. Dickerson is an environmental biologist with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg. She works with whales, manatees, tortoises and snakes, but the majority of ...

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Conservation award recipients’ names

The Mississippi Wildlife Federation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners are: Dena Dickerson, Clinton, Conservationist of the Year; Chad M. Dacus, Gluckstadt, Wildlife Conservationist of the Year; Jason Olive, Tupelo, Fisheries Conservationist of the Year; Dr. John Hodges, Ashland, Forest Conservationist of the Year; Justin Burger, Starkville, Youth Conservationist of the Year; Leslie ...

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Conservation award recipients' names

The Mississippi Wildlife Federation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners are: Dena Dickerson, Clinton, Conservationist of the Year; Chad M. Dacus, Gluckstadt, Wildlife Conservationist of the Year; Jason Olive, Tupelo, Fisheries Conservationist of the Year; Dr. John Hodges, Ashland, Forest Conservationist of the Year; Justin Burger, Starkville, Youth Conservationist of the Year; Leslie ...

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