WORKSHOPS & TRAINING

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources features a variety of workshops and training available to the public. Topics, as well as location, vary for each of the workshops and sessions offered. Click on a flyer or link below for more information.

AVAILABLE WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING

Free to all harvesters in state and out of state.

 

MDMR is offering webinar Oyster Harvester Training class December 11 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. All oyster fishermen are required to obtain or renew their harvester certificate by attending one of these classes prior to purchasing their oyster license. Certifications are valid for five years.

 

Each class is limited to 10 people. Classes will not be taught in person. Participants must have access to the internet to participate.

 

TO REGISTER:
Please call 228-523-4088 with name and phone number.

 

The purpose of this class is to educate harvesters on the safe handling of oysters

Miss Resident Cost: Free, Out-of-State Cost: $160

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The purpose of this course is to educate seafood dealers, processors and employees about hazards which can be introduced in seafood and the preventive measures that are used to control these hazards.

Miss Resident Cost: Free, Out-of-State Cost: $100

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This workshop is designed to provide information about safe seafood practices through the implementation and monitoring of sanitary control procedures.

PAST WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING

This workshop is mandatory for any Mississippi resident commercial fisherman who intends to obtain a Commercial Shark Endorsement in addition to possessing the applicable commercial harvesting licenses.
If you are interested in obtaining a commercial shark endorsement, please contact Jonathan Barr at 228-523-4051 or email jonathan.barr@dmr.ms.gov

Free to all harvesters in state and out of state

The purpose of this class is to educate harvesters on the safe handling of oysters

Miss Resident Cost: Free, Out-of-State Cost: $75

This workshop is designed to provide information about safe seafood practices through the implementation and monitoring of sanitary control procedures.

Miss Resident Cost: Free, Out-of-State Cost: $125

 

The purpose of this course is to educate seafood dealers, processors and employees about hazards which can be introduced in seafood and the preventive measures that are used to control these hazards.

Miss Resident Cost: Free, Out-of-State Cost: $75

 

This workshop is designed to provide information about safe seafood practices through the implementation and monitoring of sanitary control procedures.

Registration required, FREE to attend

 

This Workshop is an opportunity for nature-based tourism business owners to gain insight in the Gulf Coast Outpost recognition program by the MS Gulf Coast National Heritage Area. Interested business owners will work through a checklist for recognition to determine eligibility and next steps. Registration begins August 15. Visit bit.ly/gcoworkshop for details.

Miss Resident Cost: Free, Out-of-State Cost: $125

 

The purpose of this course is to educate seafood dealers, processors and employees about hazards which can be introduced in seafood and the preventive measures that are used to control these hazards.

Free to all harvesters in state and out of state.

MDMR is offering webinar Oyster Harvester Training classes June 22 and 29 at 10 a.m. and 3pm. All oyster fishermen are required to obtain or renew their harvester certificate by attending one of these classes prior to purchasing their oyster license. Certifications are valid for five years.

Each class is limited to 10 people. Classes will not be taught in person. Participants must have access to the internet to participate.

TO REGISTER:
Please call 228-374-5000 or 228-523-4066 with name, phone number, and preferred class date

 

The purpose of this class is to educate harvesters on the safe handling of oysters