Russell L. Swords

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 Russell L. Swords

MS Forestry Commission
Service Forester
P. O. Box 368
Walthall, Mississippi  39771
Phone: 662-258-6661
Cell Phone: 662-891-3532


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Webster County, Mississippi

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