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Grand Bay NERR to hold nature photography workshop

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May 17, 2016

Grand Bay NERR to hold nature photography workshop

BILOXI, Miss. – The Grand Bay NERR will host a nature photography workshop from 3-8 p.m. Friday, May 20.

The workshop is the Adventure Quencher for May, and the instructor is Robert Smith, coastal program coordinator for Wildlife Mississippi.

Participants will learn how settings, lenses and perspectives impact the images created. Those in the class should have a basic understanding of how their camera works, but the presentation will not be highly technical.

People who want to attend should bring a camera and a brown-bag dinner. Part of the workshop will be held outdoors, so participants should dress appropriately.

The workshop is free and is for adults and teens over age 15, but class size is limited to 24. Teenagers should be accompanied by an adult.

The NERR is located at 6005 Bayou Heron Road in Moss Point. For directions, go to grandbaynerr.org. To pre-register, call Jennifer Buchanan at 228-475-7047 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The NERR is managed through a state-federal partnership between the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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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