MCMR Calling Special Meeting on Dec. 7 to Discuss Opening

12-82-CWS | December 6, 2012

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources will hold a special meeting concerning opening oyster tonging reefs to dredging. The meeting will take place on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at 1 p.m. in the auditorium of the Bolton State Building located at 1141 Bayview Ave. in Biloxi.


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 MDMR online at


Contact: Shelly Becker
Phone: 228.523.4051