Gulf Guardian Award Winners 2005
Individual Category - 3rd Place
The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that Mr. William S. “Corky” Perret will receive a third place Gulf Guardian Award for 2005 in the Individual Category.
Mr. William S. “Corky” Perret has strived throughout his career to lead as an example through his unwavering efforts in fisheries management and that has spanned almost four decades between Mississippi and Louisiana. His recognized accomplishments and vast knowledge on a state, regional and national level make him a pioneer in the field of marine resource management within the Gulf of Mexico. As a testament to his efforts he is recognized throughout the Gulf as a leader in the areas of shrimp, finfish, and oyster management. Mr. Perret uses a diverse approach to fisheries management that includes resource enhancement, habitat restoration and stabilization, and conservation of coastal wetlands.