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About the Commission

The Commission is comprised of 11 members:

  • President, Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts, Inc.
  • 1st Vice-President, Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts, Inc.
  • 2nd Vice-President, Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts, Inc.
  • Immediate Past President, Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts, Inc.
  • One member elected from each of the four (4) Congressional Districts
  • One member elected Statewide At-Large
  • Commissioner of Agriculture
  • State Forester​
  • Ex-Officio: Director of Cooperative Extension Service
  • Ex-Officio: Director of Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experimental Stations
  • ​Water Quality Programs

What we do

  • Watershed Rehabilitation Program
  • Education Programs
  • Education Enhancement Fund
  • Revolving Loan Fund for Districts
  • Personnel, Finance and Budgeting Assistance to SWCDs
  • Public Relations Assistance to SWCDs
  • Mississippi Envirothon
  • Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Youth Camp

Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission

680 Monroe Street,  Suite B

Jackson, MS 39202

(601) 354-7645