Resource Management

Resource Management

Resource Management


Fire Management

Since the beginning of time, fires have burned in the forest, playing a vital role in keeping the land healthy. Fire reduces dead vegetation, replenishes nutrients in the soil, stimulates new growth, and maintains biological diversity. As civilization moved deeper into the forest, fire came to be seen as an enemy that destroyed lives, property and natural resources. As a result... go to Fire Management page. 


Fire Information

Fire management programs on the Ouachita & Ozark-St. Francis National Forests are provided through the Fire Team at the Supervisor's offices for the Ouachita, Ozark-St. Francis National Forests. Additionally, the Arkansas-Oklahoma Interagency Coordination Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas directs suppression response activities and mobilization of forces in support of Regional and National emergencies.  Go to Fire Information page.





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