Protecting Arkansas’s forests, and those who enjoy them, from wildland fire and natural hazards while promoting rural and urban forest health, stewardship, development, and conservation for all generations of Arkansans

Arkansas Forest Action Plan

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Arkansas Forest Action Plan

In 2008, the U.S. Forest Service responded to increased threats to our nation's forests and decreasing Forest Stewardship funding by choosing to focus on three national priorities:

  • Conserve and manage working forest landscapes for multiple values and uses.
  • Protect forests from threats.
  • Enhance public benefits from trees and forests.

In accordance with those national priorities, the Arkansas 2020-2029 Forest Action Plan will:

  • Discuss critical issues and present strategic themes with specific objectives and actions for addressing them.
  • Describe various forestry programs implemented by the Forestry Division and partner agencies, recognizing their priority areas, goals, and performance measures.
  • Identify performance measures to be used for assessing progress toward objectives and actions.