Madison, MS (January 1, 2001)- The Mississippi Urban Forest Council is a nonprofit organization aimed at promoting quality urban and community forestry in Mississippi. One of their chief aims is to assist communities in implementing sound natural resource conservation practices such as water quality, community forestry, scenic projects, habitat development, flood control, hazard mitigation, recycling, watershed assessments and many other valuable practices.
The Scenic Communities of Mississippi program is a listing of resources and programs in Mississippi that assist and provide funding/ technical assistance to communities. Over 200 natural resource conservation projects will be included in the resource listing with contacts and agencies within the state that provide these services directly to communities.
For more information, visit the Mississippi Urban Forest Council.