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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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NOAA proposes fisheries amendment

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — NOAA Fisheries Service is seeking public comment on a proposed rule for the Gulf of Mexico reef fish fishery. The proposed rule published in the Federal Register Dec. 10. The public comment period ends Jan. 11, 2010. On July 2, 2009, NOAA Fisheries Service approved Amendment 29, which creates an IFQ program for grouper and tilefish ...

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