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Arbor Day in Mississippi is Friday, February 8, 2019. The following week is Tree Planting Week, designated by Governor Phil Bryant's Arbor Day/ Tree Planting Week Proclamation. As a public resource, the Mississippi Forestry Commission reached out to their natural resource partners to compile a statewide... - January 26, 2019 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Trees represent life, peace, growth and nature. A tree is our most important contact with nature. They have been known to provide humans with the necessities for survival, including water, shade and oxygen. As much as trees have a special way of beautifying the environment, they can be equally dangerous when diseased or damaged. - January 11, 2019 - AAA Tree Service
The Mississippi Forestry Commission’s Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of Russell Bozeman to serve as Mississippi’s 13th State Forester, effective December 15, 2018. - December 16, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Wildfires occur year-round in Mississippi. The Mississippi Forestry Commission responded to and suppressed 2,318 wildfires that burned 33,574 acres in Fiscal Year 2017. As dry cold fronts begin to move through Mississippi this fall, it is important to be aware of the potential for increased wildfire... - October 14, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
In September 2017, the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) completed the first step of the Help Stop the Pop program, asking the public to report sightings of Chinese tallow (popcorn) trees. At this time, the MFC is taking applications from municipalities statewide to assist with popcorn tree control, the second step of our Help Stop the Pop program. To apply, visit: www.mfc.ms.gov/popcorn-tree-control-program - September 28, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) completes Forest Health flights twice annually to monitor forest health issues, such as the southern pine beetle. The interactive map includes data from the most recent flights as well as data provided by the U.S. Forest Service. Verification of this data from... - May 26, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
This weekend, the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) deployed two bulldozer strike teams to Texas, and one Wildland Firefighting Task Force Leader to Oklahoma. - April 18, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) has a new wildfire reporting phone number for the public to call in Mississippi: 1-833-MFC-FIRE (1-833-632-3473). Previously, numbers were broken down by geographic areas of the state. The new wildfire reporting number will allow the public to quickly report... - April 11, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The Mississippi Forestry Commission’s (MFC) public service announcement video, Stop Wildfires at the Starting Line, won a silver ADDY at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Jackson awards in the category of Public Service Television Commercial. The award-winning public service announcement was produced by the Jackson-based video production and advertising firm Mad Genius and received grant funding from the U.S. Forest Service. - April 01, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) is deploying one Wildland Firefighting strike team with two bulldozers to Texas, where they will assist state and federal partners with wildfire suppression efforts. Five MFC Wildland Firefighters traveled overnight arriving in Merkel, Texas on Tuesday, March... - March 21, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) is deploying a bulldozer strike team and two division supervisors to Oklahoma to assist state and federal partners with wildfire suppression efforts. Eight MFC Wildland Firefighters traveled overnight to Shawnee, Oklahoma the morning of Friday, March 16, 2018.
“We... - March 17, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Stop Wildfires at the Starting Line: Tori Bowie, Olympic Gold Medalist, World’s Fastest Woman, featured in the Mississippi Forestry Commission’s (MFC) public service announcement video, view here: http://bit.ly/StopWildfiresStartingLine. Produced by the Jackson-based video production and advertising firm Mad Genius, the series received grant funding made available by the U.S. Forest Service. - February 18, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma (AICCO) has announced their third annual Leadership Native Oklahoma (LNO) class for 2018. LNO is a unique leadership opportunity for business and governmental leaders in Indian Country to broaden their network and sharpen their understanding of self-governance and self-determination. - February 02, 2018 - Chloeta
Ecotone, Inc. has restored 2,160 linear feet of stream in the northeastern part of Baltimore County, Maryland. The project was funded by Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources through the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund. By applying Ecotone’s unique “less is more” approach of stream restoration they completed the project at half the cost of traditional engineering approaches, minimized the project’s carbon footprint, and increased the stream's sustainability. - January 05, 2018 - Ecotone, Inc.
MS Forestry Commission Employee Serves on Hurricane Harvey Incident Management Team. On Monday, August 28, 2017, Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) employee Bill Kitchings (MFC Outreach Officer, Region 2) deployed to Texas as a member of the 2017 Southern Area Blue Team, a National Type-1 All-Hazard Incident Management Team. The Incident Management Team will assist state and federal partners with Hurricane Harvey disaster relief. - August 31, 2017 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Inc. Magazine has ranked ecological restoration firm, Ecotone as #1834 in the 36th annual Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies. Ecotone was also included in the Inc. 5000 Honors list as #15 amongst Top Environmental Services companies in the nation and as #24 amongst Top... - August 17, 2017 - Ecotone, Inc.
242 suspected southern pine beetle spots were identified on privately owned forestland during those flights. The southern pine beetle outbreak has been fueled by two summers of drought followed by two winters of unusually high temperatures. The southern pine beetle is said to be the most destructive forest insect in the South. - August 13, 2017 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Annual scholarships recognize academic performance and leadership skills of two standout students enrolled in accredited natural resource fields. - August 12, 2017 - Ben Meadows
Wildfires cause approximately $2.2 billion in losses annually to the insurance industry. Chloeta is employing proven strategies to limit the number of claims experienced by property casualty underwriters. These wildfire loss prevention and risk mitigation services are available nationally to insurers. - August 02, 2017 - Chloeta
Wiland Associates, an all-hazards training and consulting firm out of Selah, Washington is teaming up with Chloeta, a government contracting and incident management firm based in Oklahoma City, OK. Combining operations will give the new company, Wiland Chloeta, the opportunity to reach more clients and provide clients with even higher-quality instruction. - July 13, 2017 - Chloeta
Ecological Restoration company, Ecotone donates to support the 11 water-focused, environmental non-profits from the Anne Arundel County that are part of the GreenGive initiative. - June 13, 2017 - Ecotone, Inc.
The Center for Watershed Protection has recognized Scott McGill of Maryland based ecological restoration company, Ecotone, Inc with its 2017 Innovation and Leadership in Watershed Protection and Restoration award for partnering with designers, researchers and local governments to advance science-based approaches to stormwater and watershed management projects. - May 03, 2017 - Ecotone, Inc.
March is Wildfire Prevention Month in Mississippi as stated by Governor Phil Bryant’s proclamation. Historically, March has one of the highest wildfire occurrence rates of the year due to the weather transition from winter to spring, dry vegetation, and windy conditions. Since January 1, 2017,... - March 04, 2017 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
In Mississippi, 76 out of 82 counties remain under burn bans. The Governor's partial state level ban and all individual county bans remain in effect through the weekend. The dry cold front coming in today will make conditions favorable for an increase in the frequency and severity of wildfire activity. To see a complete list of burn bans in Mississippi, visit: www.mfc.ms.gov/burn-bans - November 06, 2016 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
One wildfire-related fatality has been reported in Montgomery County, Miss. The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) would like to express their deepest condolences to those affected by the tragic incident. This incident brings to light the importance of adhering to all burn bans statewide. In Mississippi, 69 out of 82 counties remain under burn bans. The Governor's partial state level burn ban, which offers no exemptions, and all individual county burn bans remain in effect through the weekend - November 05, 2016 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
At the request of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Governor Phil Bryant has issued a partial state level burn ban. The partial state level burn ban is effective immediately for the following fifty-two (52) counties, and has no exemptions. Visit www.mfc.ms.gov/burn-bans for an up-to-date list. - October 14, 2016 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
As the weather transitions from summer to fall, dry vegetation and lower humidity have the potential to increase wildfire activity statewide.
Since June 1, 2016 the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) has responded to and suppressed 259 wildfires that burned 2,363 acres in the state of Mississippi. - October 01, 2016 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) and Plan-It Geo recently launched a new online tool for communities across the state to prepare and plan for potential Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) management.
To access the EAB Preparedness Cost Calculator tool, visit: https://pg-cloud.com/Mississippi/
The Emerald... - September 23, 2016 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The fall session of the Mississippi Forestry Commission’s Prescribed Burning Short Course will be held October 4-6, 2016 in Hattiesburg. The Prescribed Burning Short Course is open to the public and designed for anyone wishing to become a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager in Mississippi. Upon completion... - September 18, 2016 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) would like to remind everyone celebrating Independence Day this weekend to exercise caution using outdoor grills, campfires, and fireworks. Charlie Morgan, State Forester, emphasized the far-reaching consequences of wildfire: “Wildfires can start with just a spark, and spread quickly to endanger forestland, personal property, and lives.” - July 01, 2016 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
The MFC partners with Treecycler to help extend the reach of reforestation activities on school trust lands. Treecycler allows users to donate money toward tree-planting projects by redeeming codes found on product packaging, in the mail, or online. The codes can be redeemed for the MFC’s project, “Planting Trees for Our Children” by visiting: http://bit.ly/TreecyclerMFC - April 29, 2016 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
American Tree Farm System 75th Anniversary Resolution - April 09, 2016 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
Trout Headwaters, Inc. just announced that they are offering a free webinar September 22, 2015 to officially launch EcoBlu Analyst2.0 , the cloud-based Big Data efficiency tool designed for environmental professionals. Register at: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8079635121560461314
The EcoBlu Analyst... - September 12, 2015 - Trout Headwaters, Inc.
New web resource for consumer education and awareness in Washington. - February 28, 2015 - Ace Tree Service LLC
On Friday, October 3rd, 2014 from 1-5pm Ecora Engineering and Resource Group is hosting an open house event to celebrate the grand opening of their Prince George office and for an exclusive look at their growing business. - September 17, 2014 - Ecora Engineering & Resource Group
TimberLogix, a website development company has launched, providing technology services exclusively for the timber industry. - September 06, 2014 - TimberLogix
Providing Residential and Commercial Tree Removal Services at prices you can afford. Services Include Stump Grinding & Removal, Tree Pruning & more. - July 05, 2014 - ABC Tree Removal
Canadian environmental monitoring company commissioned whitepaper to explain critical differences between competing schools of thought regarding infrastructure deployment. - May 04, 2014 - Forest Technology Systems
Local tree services company "Out of The Woods Tree Service" partners up with the SEO experts at "Prospect Genius" to bring superior tree removal, tree trimming, and more to the greater Bergen County, NJ area. - August 08, 2013 - Out of The Woods Tree Service
Scott Burroughs brings over fifteen years of environmental and project management experience to WEG’s expert transportation team. - May 12, 2013 - Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
Eccotopia has agreed to the development, implementation, and management of Megafolia© tree plantations in South Africa, identifying land use, as well as the approximate number of local jobs to be created. - March 04, 2013 - Eccotopia Ltd
Timber Update (http://www.timberupdate.com) responds to the growing trend of unsatisfied landowners throughout the Southeast.
“For decades, the timber industry has existed on handshakes and word-of-mouth, allowing for little accountability or standard expectations from landowners,” says... - January 30, 2013 - Timber Update
Move will facilitate company’s expanded efforts at combining ecological and environmental improvements with industrialization and profitability. - January 26, 2013 - Eccotopia Ltd
The ISIN number (International Securities Identification Number) applied for by Eccotopia has been issued. Eccotopia also was issued a CUSIP (Committee on Uniform Security Identification Procedures) number. - January 17, 2013 - Eccotopia Ltd
Eccotopia Megafolia© plantations can provide phytoremediation of ground water and topsoil, biofuel production, timber production, and biomass-to-energy production in South Africa. - January 11, 2013 - Eccotopia Ltd
Phil Hughes Environment and Conservation Services offer comprehensive tree services alongside construction and conservation work. With over 30 years’ experience, they provide the highest standard of tree felling and conservation services with numerous other tree care solutions. - December 12, 2012 - Phil Hughes Ltd Environment & Conservation Services
Rachel Roberts brings ten years of environmental policy and management experience to WEG’s expert regulatory team. - November 10, 2012 - Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
Three Employees from Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc. (WEG) Took Home the Top Prize for the Virginia Low Impact Development (LID) Design Competition (Urban Infill Category) - April 21, 2012 - Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
Rebuilding in the aftermath of the Rwandan Civil War and Genocide still requires support and expertise from a wide variety of sources and WEG employees are contributing their time and expertise in the recovery efforts. - March 31, 2012 - Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
General Services Administration (GSA) adds Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc. (WEG) to its Schedule as an Approved Contract Provider of Environmental Services - January 29, 2012 - Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.