Recreational harvest opening for Greater Amberjack, closing for Gray Triggerfish

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Recreational harvest opening for Greater Amberjack, closing for Gray Triggerfish

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that recreational harvest for Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on Friday, May. 1, 2020, at 12:01 a.m. Officials also announced that the recreational harvest for Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will close in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01…

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2020 Bonnet Carre Spillway Watch

Special thanks from Dunny Green for putting together these FANTASTIC story maps. Dunny closed the 2019 – 2020 Bonnet Carre Spillway Story Map in early February. The link to that map can be found below: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/abb97e8c08c343e6bb7e21bd7f807772 Dunny then created the 2020 Bonnet Carre Spillway Watch story map. The new story map will keep everyone informed…

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President Trump Signs The Modern Fish Act

Rebecca Louviere, Communications Director Center for Sportfishing Policy 225-382-3756 Washington, D.C. – January 2, 2019 – The recreational fishing and boating community is now celebrating the enactment of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), which was signed into law by President Trump December 31. The Modern Fish Act finally recognizes…

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CCA Bay Chapter Conservation Scholarships Programs

CCA Bay Chapter Conservation Scholarship Program Purpose To provide scholarship awards available to children of or sponsored by members of the Bay Chapter, CCA. The scholarship is for educational purposes to provide financial assistance during the pursuit of a college degree in an accredited field of study. Mission Statement CCA is a non-profit organization comprised…

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Responding to oil spills: Coastal Wetland Habitats

The Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Team is pleased to announce a new opportunity to learn more about oil spill response and the science that guides it: Responding to oil spills: Coastal wetland habitats October 26, 2017 – Biloxi, MS, MSU Coastal Research and Extension Center (Popps Ferry Rd), 9:00 to 4:00 (Live streaming also…

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