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Results of timber insurance study surprising, troubling

While landowners find timber insurance attractive, what they are willing to pay for it is significantly less than the going rate, and most choose to go uninsured and risk the losses even after Hurricane Katrina and last April’s destructive storms. That was the finding of a recent timber insurance study conducted by the Mississippi State University Forest and Wildlife Research ...

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Hunting up funding

Outdoor activity study offers good news, but raises concerns A new survey of hunting, fishing and outdoor activities in Mississippi shows the state recoups its 73-year investment in wildlife habitat restoration nearly six times over every year. But, money woes threaten this phenomenal return on investment. Concerns are high that funding shortfalls might bag the goose that laid the golden ...

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