Bears are on the move!

FROM MSDWFP: The warmer days of spring and the annual greening up of the landscape brings with it increased activity by black bears throughout the state. Although our bears do not truly hibernate, they do exhibit a period of torpor, or decreased activity during the winter months. This is primarily due to a lack of... Read More.

Alligator season: Permit applications can be submitted June 1

FROM MSDWFP: A total of 960 permits will be available within seven hunting zones across the state for the 2021 10-day alligator hunting season on public waters.  Applications for permits will be accepted by Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) from June 1-8.  The season begins Aug.... Read More.

Flood Warning for Big Black River has been lifted

The Flood Warning for the Big Black River near Bentonia has been lifted. as of 1:15 PM Thursday 5-13-21 the river stage was 16.19' ft. The river is forecast to crest around 18.7' ft on Friday Evening 5-14-21. The fllod stage is 22' ft.

Spring squirrel season begins May 15

From MSDWFP: Mississippi's spring squirrel season opens May 15 and closes June 1. Many of Mississippi's open public lands and Wildlife Management Areas across the state offer squirrel hunting opportunities. Hunters generally should look for areas with mature, hardwood forest cover for the best squirrel hunting experience. Anyone planning to hunt public... Read More.

Wild Weather comes to Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

Wild Weather, the latest exhibit from MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (MMNS), immerses visitors of all ages in the science of severe weather. Join a research flight through a hurricane, witness the power of a tornado, follow turbulent cloud formations and lightning strikes, become a community scientist in... Read More.