The Mississippi Forestry Commission is charged in MS Code Section 49-19-3 to "promote sound forest management practices which maintain the integrity of the environment and provide for our state's future natural resource needs." The Mississippi Forestry Commission offers a variety of forest management services to non-industrial private forest landowners of relatively small acreages.  Landowners with large tracts of forestland are routinely referred to private consulting foresters.

 
The Mississippi Forestry Commission offers the following Forest Management Programs