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MDMR Marine Information Calendars available coastwide

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Dec. 19, 2017

MDMR Marine Information Calendars available coastwide

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ 2018 Marine Information Calendars now are available at locations along the Coast.

The agency held a photo contest earlier this year, and those chosen are featured each month, as well as on photo pages in the back of the calendar.

“The response to our photo contest was great for the second year in a row,” said Melissa Scallan, Public Affairs director for MDMR. “We have many talented photographers in South Mississippi, and we are proud to feature their pictures of life on the Coast.”

The winners of the photo contest are: Cover, Caroline Shaw; January, Laura Thompson; February, Brandi Fountain; March, Vernon Steele; April, Cindy Lamb; May, Darrin Stewart; June, Chris Markham; July, Jimmy Baker; August, Jane Anne Sawyer; September, Grace Schloegel; October, Tim Lawton; November, John Mitchell; December, Sandra Huynh.

This year’s calendar features the offices and programs that MDMR administers to protect those coastal resources. The free calendar also contains such information as tide data, sunrise and sunset times, moon phases, artificial reef coordinates, size and possession limits for fish, boating safety requirements and Mississippi saltwater fish records.

The calendars will be available at the following locations while supplies last. Calendars also will be distributed to Coast bait shops.

Bay St. Louis:

The Sea Coast Echo, 124 Court St., 228-467-5473

Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Beach Blvd Ste A, 228-467-9048   

     

Biloxi:

Biloxi-D’Iberville Press, 819 Jackson St., 228-435-0720   

Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd., 228-374-3105

Department of Marine Resources, 1141 Bayview Ave., 228-374-5000

Mississippi State University Coastal Research & Extension Center, 1815 Popp’s Ferry Road, 228-388-4710

Hope Community Credit Union, 188 Porter Ave., 228-374-1554

Keesler Marina, KAFB, (Austin), 228-377-3160

WLOX, 208 DeBuys Road, 228-896-1313

 

Gulfport: 

The Sun Herald, 205 DeBuys Road., 228-896-2100

Gulf Coast Community Federal Credit Union, 12364 Hwy. 49, 228-539-7029  

WXXV Fox 25, 14351 Hwy. 49, 228-832-2525   

Gulfport City Hall, 2309 15th St. 228-868-5700

 

Long Beach:

Long Beach City Hall, 201 Jeff Davis Ave., 228-863-1556      

 

Moss Point: 

Grand Bay NERR, 6005 Bayou Heron Rd., 228-475-7047        

 

Ocean Springs: 

Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce, 1000 Washington Ave., 228-875-0892

Ocean Springs Gazette, 2016 Bienville Blvd., 228-875-1241  

Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, 2404 Government St., 228-875-5912 

        

Pascagoula:

Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, 720 Krebs Ave., 228-762-3391 

- Wayne Lee’s Grocery Store, 1317 Telephone Road, 228-762-4101

 

Pass Christian:

- Pass Christian City Hall, 200 West Scenic Drive 228-452-3311

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at dmr.ms.gov.

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