Mississippi Ecological Services Field Office
Southeast Region

Mission Statement

The Mississippi Field Office will work proactively with other Service programs and external partners to conserve and enhance trust species and their habitats. We will strive to be dedicated and professional, promoting scientific excellence and a strategic approach to address landscape scale conservation, not only in Mississippi but throughout the Southeast.

Information you can use Species and laws   In the News and Current Issues    

USFWS Jackson ES. Credit: Scott Wiggers USFWS

NEWLY released "Guide to the Identification and Distribution of Freshwater Mussels in Mississippi" Available.

Section 7(a)(1): Interagency Cooperation

Project Planning and Review


Partners Program






Juvenile Gopher Tortoise. Credit: Matt Hindeliter

Information on Federally Threatened or Endangered Species

Information on Federal Natural Resource Laws

Federally Listed Species in Mississippi

Dusky Gopher Frog Photo Credit: John Tupy

Interior Least Tern

Eastern Freshwater Mussels

Pearl Darter

Angular Dwarf Crayfish

White Fringeless Orchid

Louisiana Black Bear

Black Pinesnake

Dusky Gopher Frog

Northern Long-eared Bat

Fungus That Causes White-nose Syndrome Discovered in Mississippi

Lower Mississippi River

Spring Pygmy Sunfish


Last Updated: April 28, 2020