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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Please click on the link – Mississippi’s Forest Assessment Survey – to participate in a short on-line survey about the issues affecting forestry in Mississippi. It only takes a few minutes. Your input is greatly appreciated and will be included as part of the Mississippi Forest Action Plan. This action plan is a statewide effort, addressing the future of Mississippi’s forests and related natural resources, that acts as a guide for the development and...

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.

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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.