Land & Resources Management


Click on the Planning link above to access the National Forests in Mississippi's Land Management Plan, revised in 2013 then released in 2014, as well as plan revisions, amendments, and monitoring reports.

2014 Land Management Plan

Maps: Bienville maps 1-10v,  Chickasawhay maps 11-20vDelta maps 21-32v, De Soto North & South maps 32-38 & 39-45, De Soto Other maps 46-74v, Holly Springs maps 75-90v, Homochitto maps 91-105, Tombigbee maps 106-125v


Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the environmental effects of a proposed activity on National Forest or other federal lands must first be analyzed, with opportunity for public comment, before a decision is made on whether or not to undertake that activity. This section includes Projects and SOPA's.

Resource Management 

The Forest Service manages the national forests for a number of multiple uses, including recreation, timber, wilderness, minerals, water, grazing, fish, and wildlife. Click on the link above for more information about how these resources are managed in the National Forests in Mississippi.

The Resource Management section includes information and links concerning the Travel Management Rule (MVUM, Timber Sales and Land Sales of the National Forests in Mississippi.

Transportation Analysis Report and maps

These reports are part of a nationwide requirement and are not decision documents—instead, they provide an analysis of the road system as it exists today.

Geospatial Data

Geospatial data are georeferenced, or spatially explicit, digital files that can be used in a GIS (Geographic Information System).  This data is utilized to enhance our abilities to project changes by comparing data and history.