John D. Polkupdated: April 2014

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. Polk

Contact John D. Polk

Mississippi Forestry Commission
Service Forester
P. O. Box 924
9113 Third Street
Prentiss, Mississippi  39474
Phone: (601) 792-2107
Cell Phone: (601) 927-8536
Fax: (601) 792-2859


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

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