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Mississippi Cultural Resources


Cultural Resources Fact Sheet

Circa 3000 B.C. Stone Effigy Bead
Our Cultural Resources Fact Sheet page describes the important role cultural resources plays in support of the Natural Resources Conservation Service Mission.

NRCS Cultural Resources Training Series ( Go to Agricultural Learning Service under USDA Employee Resources and log in)

National NRCS Cultural Resources webpage

If you encounter any problems with the files provided on this page, please contact Yolanda Jackson at 601-965-4139 ext. 166.

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Cultural Resources Compliance Process

Cultural Resources Review Form

Instructions for completing the MS-CR-1 form (PDF; 2483 KB)
Sample MS-CR-1 Form (PDF; 18 KB)
Instructions for Mississippi Site Files Section Grid (PDF; 59 KB)

Classification of Conservation Practice Effects on Cultural Resources

Effects Document (PDF; 46 KB)

Cultural Resources Guidance Documents
Mississippi Cultural Resources Procedures Handbook (PDF; 170 KB)
Compliance Process Overview (PDF; 19 KB)
Compliance Process Flowchart (PDF; 29 KB)
Check Sheet for Review Practices and Field Inspections (PDF; 69 KB)

Mississippi Cultural Resources Fact Sheets


Cultural Resources Links

Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Mississippi Archaeological Association
Indian Mounds of Mississippi
Vicksburg National Military Park
Southeastern Archaeological Center, NPS
Southeastern Archaeological Conference
National Park Service
United South and Eastern Tribes
Lower Mississippi Delta Region Initiative
Strategies for Protecting Archaeological Sites on Private Lands
Archaeology for Kids
Southeastern Region Outline of Prehistory and History

State Contact:

Cliff Jenkins, Cultural Resources Specialist
Phone: 601-965-4139 ext. 115
Email: Cliff Jenkins