Our State. Our Home. Our Responsibility.
Our state’s Area Foresters are committed to serving Mississippi’s forest landowners and protecting lives, property, and forestland from wildfires.
Earlier this week, crews from the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Harrison County Fire Services and a number of other agencies battled a large wildfire in Harrison County.Read More
MFC issues burning permits based on the daily fire weather forecast. Permits are required for any fire set for a recognized agricultural and/or forestry purpose.Request A Burn Permit
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Become a Prescribed Burn Manager
Three times a year, MFC offers the Prescribed Burning Short Course. This course is open to the public and designed for anyone wishing to become a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager in Mississippi.Sign Up
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The Mississippi Forestry Commission is always happy to hear from the people we serve. Please feel free to contact us by phone or email with your questions, comments, and concerns.Contact Us