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Forest statistics for Arkansas' Ozark counties - 1988Author(s): F. Dee Hines
Source: Resour. Bull. SO-131. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 45 p.
Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe 1988 survey of the Ozark Unit in Arkansas showed several changes since the 1978 survey.
- Timberland area now covers 5729.6 thousand acres, up 10 percent since 1978
- Private ownership accounts for 4417.1 thousand acres, up 11 percent.
- Area covered by loblolly-shortleaf forest type is up 16 percent.
- Oak-pine forest types showed a 22 percent increase in acreage.
- Bottomland hardwood forest types increased by 66.2 thousand acres, 48 percent.
- Sawtimber stands increased 30 percent, poletimber stands increased 26 percent, sapling-seedling stands decreased 29 percent.
- Plantation acreage is up 74 percent.
- Softwood volumes have increased; 26 percent for growing stock, 25 percent for sawtimber.
- Hardwood volumes have increased, 39 percent for growing stock, 54 percent for sawtimber.
- Softwood growth and removals decreased for both growing stock and sawtimber.
- hardwood growth estimates for growing stock and sawtimber are up substantially from the 1978 estimates.
- Removals of hardwood growing stock have decreased, while removals of hardwood sawtimber have increased.
- Mortality estimates are up more than 90 percent.
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CitationDee Hines, F. 1988. Forest statistics for Arkansas'' Ozark counties - 1988. Resour. Bull. SO-131. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 45 p.
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