"Conservation can accomplish its objectives only when it
springs from an
impelling conviction on the part of private landowners."
- Aldo Leopold
Wildlife biologists within the Private Lands Habitat Program
(PLHP) provide habitat management advice to private landowners to
help them achieve their wildlife management
objectives. About 80% of Mississippi
is privately owned - a tremendous landbase used by many wildlife
species. Many landowners want to manage
wildlife on their property, but simply do not know where to start.
PLHP biologists conduct site visits with landowners and
make habitat management recommendations for their specific
property. When possible, biologists can
help landowners obtain cost-share assistance to conduct management
practices. Detailed management plans may
also be developed to help landowners accomplish their objectives.
And the best news - biologist assistance is
For more information about the PLHP
or to schedule a site visit, contact your regional PLHP biologist
listed below. For a map of current PLHP regions click here.