Mississippi Department of Marine Resources 2017 Marine Information Calendar

For years, the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has provided an annual marine information calendar to residents and tourists. This year we held our first ever photo contest to help raise awareness of and appreciation for our unique coastal landscape and received more than 100 entries. We hope you enjoy the beautiful photographs.

Cover: "Low Tides" by Scott Breazeale

January

Fishermen coming in to Graveline Bay, Gautier by John Mitchell

February

Pod of Pelicans by Virginia Hilton

March

Cat Island Lagoon by Stacy Moseley

April

Back Bay Trawl Dock by Ron Maxie

May

Deer Island Lagoon by Shelly Gilliam Fayard

June

Bait Tanks at Biloxi Harbor Fuel by Valorie Anderson

July

Lightning at Gulfport Harbor by Carl Reule

August

Crowing of Mississippi Seafood Chef Alex Eaton at the Great American Seafood Cook-off by Amber Jones

September

Blue Crab by Russ Pylant

October

American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) by Holly Cox

November

Twelve Oaks Preserve by Derek Fountain

December

Christmas on Biloxi Front Beach by Bob Effinger

2017 Marine Information Calendar

Presented by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Pick up your copy from any of these locations, while supplies last.

Runners-up

Biloxi Beach by Valorie Anderson

Gulf Islands waterfowl by Carla McGee

Ocean Springs Front Beach also by Carla McGee

Coastal Birds by Whitney Osburn

Great Blue Heron by Larry Chance

Gulf Grass in Pass Christian by Lisa Heifner

Snowy Egret by TJ Scruggs

Harbor Lights by Michelle Stewart

Hunter by Ron Maxie

Where the Locals Gather by Andrea Babin

Rotten Bayou by Natalie Guess

Coastal Vista by Andrea Petro

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 DMR online at dmr.ms.gov.

Check out the #DMRCalendar17 hashtag on Instagram for more contest submissions!

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