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Mississippi Gets Longleaf Pine Restoration Help

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) recently received two grants to restore longleaf pine forests on public and private lands in Mississippi. Longleaf pine was once common in our 35 southern counties, but is less common now because of overharvest and conversion to other land uses. Well-managed longleaf pine forests are important because they provide quality habitat for numerous wildlife species (including bobwhite quail). Read more HERE.