Planning

Forest Service employees reviewing paperwork.2005 Forest Plan

The Revised Forest Plan was completed in 2005. The release is the culmination of three years work, including extensive public involvement, to revise the Forest's previous plan. The new plan provides guidance for managing more than 1.8 million acres of the Ouachita National Forest in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

 

Current Monitoring Plan

Ouachita National Forest Monitoring Plan

2005 Forest Plan Monitoring Reports

FY 2017 Monitoring Report - A summary of monitoring activities for Fiscal Year 2017 (PDF)

FY 2016 Annual Monitoring Report and Ten Year Review

FY 2015 Monitoring Report

FY 2014 Forest Monitoring Report

FY 2012 - FY 2013 Monitoring and Evaluation Report

FY 2011 Monitoring Report - A summary of monitoring activities for Fiscal Year 2011 (PDF)

2010 5-Year Review Monitoring Report - A summary of monitoring activities for 5-year effort (PDF).

FY 2009 Monitoring Report - A summary of monitoring activities for Fiscal Year 2009 (PDF).

FY 2008 Monitoring Report - A summary of monitoring activities for Fiscal Year 2008 (PDF).

FY 2007 Monitoring Report - A summary of monitoring activities for Fiscal Year 2007 (PDF).

FY 2006 Monitoring Report - A summary of monitoring activities for Fiscal Year 2006 (PDF).

FY 2005 Monitoring Report - A summary of monitoring activities for Fiscal Year 2005 (PDF).

Other Reports, Including Biological

Northern Long-Eared Bat (NLEB) Biological Assessment

Northern Long-Eared Bat FINAL 7(d) Determination

Northern Long-Eared Bat Interim Conference Report

Northern Long-Eared Bat USDI FWS Concurrence Letter

FY 2008 LeFlore County, Oklahoma Report - A summary of activities in LeFlore County, Oklahoma for Fiscal Year in 2008 (PDF).

Management Indicator Species Summary:  A Summary and Analysis of Data pertaining to Management Indicator Species for the Ouachita National Forest -  November 24, 2008.

Wilderness Air Quality Monitoring Plan 2009: The "Wilderness Stewardship Challenge" requires a Plan to provide a thorough evaluation of currently available air quality monitoring and modeling data for wilderness areas managed by the Ouachita National Forest.

Ozark-Ouachita Highlands Assessment

The assessment takes a broad look at social and environmental conditions within the interior highlands.

Secure Rural School and Community Self-Determination Act

Payments to States for 2017 under the Act of May 23, 1908

Without Congressional reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools Act (SRS Act), the Forest Service must revert to making payments to States under the 1908 Act, commonly called the 25% payments, for the 2017 payment year. 

This website provides information about the SRS Act and the Resource Advisory Committees (RACs) established under the Secure Rural Schools program.



https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/ouachita/landmanagement/planning