Protecting MS Forestland from WildfireAssisting Timber Owners in Forest Pest ManagementPromoting Sound Forest Management PracticesProviding for our State's Natural Resource Needs
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STARKVILLE, Miss. (August 17, 2018) - The fall session of the Mississippi Forestry Commission’s Prescribed Burning Short Course will be held September 18-20, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville, MS. The Prescribed Burning Short Course is open to the public and designed for anyone wishing to become a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager in Mississippi.

Date:
September 18-20, 2018

Time:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on September 18th
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on September 19th & 20th

Location:
Hilton Garden Inn
975  Highway 12 East
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Charlie Morgan - MFC State Forester

The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) has been proud of our service to the public and protection of the state’s valuable forest resources since 1926. Committed to delivering quality services and assistance to both rural and urban landowners, the MFC looks forward to the continued privilege of caring for Mississippi’s trees, forests, and natural resources. Our Mission is to provide active leadership in forest protection, forest management, forest inventory, and effective forest information distribution, necessary for Mississippi's sustainable forest-based economy.

 

Charlie W. Morgan, Jr.
State Forester

 

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Forest Health

Assisting timber owners in forest pest management by conducting forest pest surveys and evaluations.

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Forest Information

Forest Information supports all MFC program areas by providing information to mass media outlets to release forestry and agency information to the public. A variety of delivery methods are used to reach people in the most effective manner.

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Forest Management

Promoting management practices which maintain the integrity of the environment and provide for our future natural resource needs for both private and public landowners in Mississippi.

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Forest Protection

Protecting our forests from both wildfire and illegal arson activities, forest protection ensures that Mississippi forests continue to flourish.