John D. Moore, II

The Mississippi Forestry Commission is proud of its service to the public and its protection of the state’s valuable forest resource. Committed to delivering quality services and assistance to both rural and urban landowners, the Forestry Commission looks forward to the continued privilege of caring for Mississippi’s trees and forests. Serving Mississippi Since 1926.


Our Mission is to provide active leadership in forest protection, forest management, forest inventory and effective forest information distribution, necessary for Mississippi's sustainable forest-based economy.

Contact John D. Moore, II

Mississippi Forestry Commission
Assistant District Forester - East Central District Office
P.O. Box 429
14941 Hwy 16 West
Philadelphia, Mississippi  39350
Phone: (601) 656-1381
Cell Phone: (601) 357-0192
Fax: (601) 656-8739


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Neshoba County, Mississippi

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