Mississippi Forestry Commission

Mississippi Forestry Commission lifts statewide burn ban

Effective immediately, the statewide burn ban has been lifted. County burn bans remain in effect. The Mississippi Forestry Commission announced the lift on their Facebook page. Mississippians are encouraged to continue to use caution when burning outdoors. The Mississippi Forestry…

Statewide burn ban lifted; county burn bans remain

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Phil Bryant has lifted the statewide burn ban, effective immediately. “Due to the amount of rainfall received in parts of the state over the last week, the MFC…

Statewide burn ban: DOs and DON'Ts

Governor Phil Bryant signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, effective immediately. Since this ban is in place until further notice fire experts want you to take this time to brush up on controlled burning safety.

Biloxi recognized by Mississippi Forestry Commission

It’s not hard to spot a tree in Biloxi and it has been that way for the past 35 years. The Mississippi Forestry Commission recently recognized the City of Biloxi for maintaining its Tree City USA status for 35 years.…

Firewise Program Teaches Coast Residents

It was only a week ago that a forest fire ripped through Jackson County. Today, the Mississippi Forestry Commission wanted to make sure Coast residents are ready if it were to ever happen closer to home. Residents from across the…