MDWFP is pleased to announce that The Honorable Governor Tate Reeves has appointed Colin Maloney from Tupelo and Todd Hairston from Gulfport to the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.

PQ state park reopening

MDWFP is pleased to announce the grand re-opening of Percy Quin State Park in McComb, Mississippi


MDWFP is excited to announce that Deputy Administrator Angel Rohnke will serve as the next Director of the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. 

VEC Choctaw Flute demonstration

Allen Winters, the fourth great-grandson of Choctaw Chief Mushulatubi, will share insights into the Choctaw lifestyle and his work with the Choctaw Cultural Preservation Program. Winters will showcase native artifacts and perform flute music for the audience. 

Law Enforcement boat

MDWFP Conservation Officers have concluded the 2024 Operation Dry Water Campaign over the holiday weekend.  

Emily Field

Emily shares her passion for reptiles and amphibians, discussing everything from alligator snapping turtles to venomous snakes and endangered salamanders.

John Bernstiel

Join us in this episode of the Mississippi Outdoors Podcast as host Matt Wyatt sits down with John Bernstiel, a park ranger with the National Park Service on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Black Bear

MDWFP encourages individuals who receive the survey to take the time to fill it out completely. This data will be monumental in research to better understand the sociological impacts of the Mississippi black bear.

Charles Knight headshot

Knight's leadership has significantly contributed to the museum’s success and its impact on conservation, education, and tourism in Mississippi. 

Alfred Williams

In this episode of the Mississippi Outdoors Podcast, we sat down with Alfred Williams, a Bass Fishing Hall of Famer and one of Mississippi's finest anglers.