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Camp Shelby Partnership Highlights


2000 — The Nature Conservancy begins a partnership agreement with Camp Shelby to monitor and provide management recommendations for federally listed species.

2004 — Cogongrass management begins in partnership with Camp Shelby and the United States Forest Service-DeSoto Ranger district.

2006 — The gopher tortoise head-start project is implemented.

2007 — Boy Scout volunteers work with the Nature Conservancy, the Mississippi Army National Guard and the United States Forest Service on a tree thinning project to restore Camp Shelby burrowing crayfish habitat.

2009 — The first recorded black pinesnake nest is documented on Camp Shelby.

2014 — Partners review the Black Pinesnake Candidate Conservation Agreement. A modified Gopher tortoise head-start project is implemented.

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