Registration: NOW OPEN for 2015 State of Our Coast
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will be hosting the first regional meeting to discuss the State of Our Coast on May 12 and 13, 2015, at the Golden Nugget Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.
There will be a complimentary Welcome Reception that will take place at the Biloxi Visitor Center on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. The Welcome Reception is open to all registered attendees and guests. Enjoy this great opportunity for informal networking and relaxation with colleagues and friends.
The State of Our Coast will be held Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at the Golden Nugget Casino.This meeting is a chance to bring together state, federal, local government, along with academia, non-profit organization and corporate business by offering network, collaborative information and leveraging opportunities to effectively address issues of concern.
The goal for the 2015 State of Our Coast is to learn how Mississippi and its partners are progressing into the future, through restoration initiatives using regional collaboration and sound science. The meeting will focus on restoration and resilience planning emphasizing those activities and opportunities across the region including Mississippi’s three coastal counties. Also, those attending will get a report on the Governor’s Oyster Council recommendations that will be released in June, as well as the upcoming Red Snapper season which kicks off in June. Invited speakers include, but are not limited to: Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, Gary Rikard, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Executive Director, Justin Ehrenwerth, RESTORE Council Executive Director; Chuck Wilson, Chief Science Officer of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative and Laura Bowie, Gulf of Mexico Alliance Executive Director.
Registration is now open and the agenda is being finalized. Please visit our website www.dmr.ms.gov to see an overview of the meeting. If you know of someone that might be interested in learning more about the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources please forward them the registration link.
The event will be held at the Golden Nugget Casino and Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi . A block of rooms have been reserved for this event. Room rate is $69.00 plus taxes.The Golden Nugget Casino and Hotel is located at 151 Beach Blvd. in Biloxi, MS 39530.
Reservation can be made either by calling 1.800.777.7568 or online atwww.goldennugget.com/Biloxi
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