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MDWFP Announces Habitat and Predator Management Month

JACKSON – Amidst growing concern for populations of wild turkeys and other wildlife species, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) seeks to begin a new initiative aimed at encouraging hunters and landowners to undertake management practices to boost numbers of sought-after game species.

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In Pursuit of Northern Bobwhites

Generations of southern sportsmen long-gone shared stories of bird dogs and covey rises instead of the pursuit of trophy bucks and limits of mallards. To me, our hunting heritage is predicated in these stories…on the pursuit of the Northern Bobwhite quail. It is likely this is reason that many carry a passion for the species that outweighs all others.

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Extreme Weather Results in Record Waterfowl Numbers

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) completed its early January aerial waterfowl survey this week as part of the nationwide Mid-Winter Waterfowl Survey.

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