Wildlife Mississippi promotes innovative and
effective conservation practices through its publications, by sponsoring workshops
for landowners and land managers, and by highlighting the economic value of good
land and water management.
Conservation in Mississippi has a rich history full of passionate professionals
such as Fannye Cook, William Turcotte, Bill Quisenberry and others.
We collaborate with experts and agencies to publish a number of
handbooks that offer
detailed technical information for landowners. Handbooks available for download
cover restoration and management of longleaf pine forests and
native prairie habitat,
conservation easements and conservation provisions of the federal
Our quarterly magazine,
Wildlife Mississippi, contains a wealth of information for
private landowners wanting to improve wildlife populations, improve water quality
and enhance outdoor recreation experiences. James L. Cummins, Wildlife Mississippi’s
Executive Director, wrote a series of articles for Wildlife Mississippi magazine
called "So Now You Have the Old Home Place", which provided detailed information
on effective conservation practices on family land. The articles are available online
for download and printing.
Recently, Wildlife Mississippi and several partners developed a user-friendly online
tool, the Conservation Finance Center, to assist private landowners in making conservation
decisions based on economics. A landowner can make a comparative financial analysis
of land uses to visualize the economic results of undergoing certain conservation
We offer educational resources such as wild game recipes and printable material
woodworking for wildlife and kids’ activities.