Mississippi

St. Tammany resident “recycles” for honor at Stennis

July 25, 2012
www.thesttammanynews.com

Bryon Maynard, a Stennis Space Center engineer living in Lacombe, recently received a prestigious 2012 Blue Marble Award for environmental excellence from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Environmental Management Division.

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Deer Island reef enhanced by Mississippi Department of Marine Resources project

June 4, 2012
blog.gulflive.com

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources' (MDMR) Artificial Reef Bureau and Shellfish Bureau have completed an enhancement project on the near shore reef, Deer Island North, which is just north of the eastern end of Deer Island.

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DMR Building Reefs with 'Goliath' Balls

Sept. 26, 2008
www.dmr.state.ms.us

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR) and Mississippi Gulf Fishing Banks are working together to enhance reef fish habitat in Mississippi with Goliath reef balls, large concrete balls used to create artificial reef habitat.

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Artificial Reef Program Web Sites

www.dmr.state.ms.us/Fisheries/Reefs/artificial-reefs.htm