Mississippi Ecological Services Field Office
Southeast Region


Special Projects and Issues in Mississippi

In order to protect and conserve our trust resources, we work with partners on many projects in Mississippi and across state lines into our neighboring states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama and Tennessee.

NEW -Spring pygmy sunfish — two candidate conservation agreements with assurances

Yazoo Darter Enhancement Group

UPDATED 10/10/2012 - Information on the Bayou Darter and the Bayou Pierre Watershed Enhancement Group

UPDATED - 10/10/2012 - Revision in critical habitat for Dusky Gopher Frog (formerly Mississippi Gopher Frog)

Our collaborative efforts on special projects with our partners

Oil Spill in the Gulf

Yazoo Pumps Project

National Pollinator Week is June 20-26. What are pollinators?

Gopher Tortoise

Gopher Tortoise

For guidance to establish a gopher tortoise bank, click here.


Water & Sewer Project

For Mississippi Gulf Region Water and Sewer project review form, click here.


looking at oil boom
Contaminants biologist looking at oil spill boom. Credit: USFWS
bee is pollinating a yellow coneflower
A pollinatior hard at work. Credit: Malika Shettar, youth ambassador,USFWS
gopher tortoise burrow. Credit: Randy, Browning, USFWS
Gopher tortoise burrow. Credit: Randy Browning, USFWS
sign for public hearing. Credit:  Connie Dickard, USFWS
We hold public hearings. Credit: Connie Dickard, USFWS
Biologist looking at habitat
Biologists assessing wildlife habitat. Credit: USFWS


Last Updated: April 18, 2013