Free Workshop on Mississippi General Permits to Be Held June 19

13-64-CWS | May 30, 2013

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve are hosting a free workshop about updated Mississippi general permits on June 19, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Bolton State Office Building Auditorium, 1141 Bayview Ave., Biloxi.


The workshop is designed to inform participants about applying for a general permit on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the recent updates to the 2013


Mississippi General Permits. Contractors, consultants and anyone needing a permit for minor docks and piers, mooring pilings, boat slips and boat ramps, debris removal, shoreline stabilization, living shorelines or dredging are urged to attend.


Pre-registration for the workshop is recommended. Free lunch will be provided to those who register by June 14. To register or for more information, contact Larissa Graham at, (228) 475-7047, or register online at


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 Follow us on Twitter @Mississipp_DMR.


Contact: Susan Lepoma Perkins, APR
Phone: (228) 523-4124