Forestry Policies (Arkansas)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Arkansas|
|Name||Forestry Policies (Arkansas)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|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|
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:
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.
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:
|Department||Arkansas Forestry Comission|
|Division|| Forest Management