Lake Mary Crawford Closed for Renovation

  MONTICELLO – Lake Mary Crawford, located near Monticello, is closed to the public.  The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) drained the lake in preparation for planned renovations.  “Draining Lake Mary Crawford will allow us to make needed repairs to the water level control structure, fishing piers, …Read More

Dove Season Starts September 2

JACKSON – Mississippi’s dove hunting season will open on September 2 statewide. For private lands on opening day, legal shooting hours will begin 30 minutes before sunrise. Dove fields on Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Wildlife Management Areas may have different hunt days and shooting times, depending …Read More

Biofuel Revolution Bringing Jobs to Lumberton

      SynSel Energy, Inc. of Elmhurst, IL is partnering with a US-based financier and G and C Industrial Services of Lumberton, MS to develop a $300 Million biorefinery in Lumberton.  The plant will use state-of-the-art, environmentally-responsible technology to produce clean second-generation biofuels from the area’s abundant wood waste and forest …Read More

Prescribed Burning Program Accepting Applications

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks is continuing its partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, Wildlife Mississippi, the National Wild Turkey Federation, Mississippi Forestry Commission and others to provide cost-share for prescribed burning on private lands. Since its …Read More

Flash Flooding Concerns Increase

Rain is expected to increase through the day today, and especially into tonight, as a tropical disturbance moves closer to the Gulf Coast. Flooding potential will slowly increase with totals of a few inches possible in some spots by later tonight. There is a Flash Flood Watch for the area …Read More