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

Forest Health Monitoring Reports

The Forestry Division monitors the occurrence of forest health disturbances. This is accomplished by on-the-ground surveillance or aerial survey. Additionally, the use of remote sensing technologies, such as satellite imagery, are used to detect or describe issues across the forest landscape.

For more information about this activity, please visit the U.S. Forest Service website on the program: Forest Health Monitoring (

Arkansas Forest Health Monitoring Event Reports:

January 2022 – Interim Report on Anhydrous Ammonia Damage

November 2021 – Ips Infestation Event In Howard and Sevier Counties

November 2021 – Interim Report on Anhydrous Ammonia Damage

October 2021 – Anhydrous Ammonia Damage near Hampton

June 2021 – Needlecast and Ips Infestation Event in Central Arkansas

May 2021 – Freeze Event in NWA

March 2021 – Needlecast Observations in Southwestern Arkansas

This program is made possible through a grant from the USDA Forest Service.