Forestry Policies (Arkansas)

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Place Arkansas


   
Applies to States or Provinces Arkansas
Name Forestry Policies (Arkansas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province




























Primary Website http://forestry.arkansas.gov/Services/ManageYourForests/Pages/forestStewardship.aspx



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source Forest Resource Assessment: http://forestry.arkansas.gov/SiteCollectionDocuments/ArkansasForestryCommAssessment.pdf, Forest Resource Strategy: http://forestry.arkansas.gov/SiteCollectionDocuments/ArkansasForestResourceStrategy.pdf


Summary

Arkansas' Forests are managed by the Arkansas Forestry Commission. In 2010 the Commission completed the state's Forest Action Plan which comprised both the Forest Resource Assessment and Forest Resource Strategy documents:

http://forestry.arkansas.gov/SiteCollectionDocuments/ArkansasForestryCommAssessment.pdf

http://forestry.arkansas.gov/SiteCollectionDocuments/ArkansasForestResourceStrategy.pdf

The Arkansas Forest Stewardship Program facilitates a number of opportunities for forest landowners, and is intended to be the path forward for any landowner or developer pursuing biomass energy markets.

http://forestry.arkansas.gov/Services/ManageYourForests/Pages/forestStewardship.aspx

The Arkansas Energy Office has issued the Arkansas Biomass Resource Assessment, a report summarizing the study funded by the US DOE through the Southern States Energy Board:

http://arkansasenergy.org/solar-wind-bioenergy/bioenergy/biomass.aspx



Policy Contact

Department Arkansas Forestry Comission
Division Forest Management




Phone 501-296-1861




     
     


















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