Arkansas Forests &
Drinking Water Collaborative
Thank you to the Arkansas Forestry Association
Voices of Forestry Podcast:
Highlight on the
Arkansas Forests and Drinking Water Collaborative
This month, AFA Communications Coordinator Seth Stephenson sat down with Joy Wasson, the coordinator for the Arkansas Forests & Drinking Water Collaborative to discuss the important relationship between the two. The two talk about how forests help create clean drinking water for communities and some of the projects the organization has coming.
Click the image above or HERE to listen.
Thank you to our sponsor for this month's episode, PotlatchDeltic! We appreciate their support of the show.
A special thank you to Robb McCormick/Some Guy Named Robb for the use of our theme song, "The Same Love" from his album "The Folkster". You can find more of his music at https://www.sgnrobb.com/.
For more information on the Arkansas Forestry Association, visit arkforests.org.
Have you seen the Arkansas Story Map?
Thanks to U.S. Forest Service’s Southern Research Station.
Sixty-one percent (61%) of all Arkansans drink water that originates in forested watersheds. Maintaining healthy forests is the best protection that we can provide for our water.
The next steering committee meeting is May 6th, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Please click below to learn more.
The Arkansas Forests and Drinking Water Collaborative is supported by the Southeastern Partnership for Forests and Water, a partnership effort of the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities and the U.S. Forest Service. If you have a project in Arkansas that supports clean water and healthy forests, please let us know by clicking below! Come back to see updates soon.
We are always in need of helping hands. If you like to volunteer on river side tree plantings, help organize meetings/field tours, brainstorm project ideas, and/or research funding, we can use your help. Contact us below.
The Arkansas Forests and Drinking Water Collaborative is supported by the Southeastern Partnership for Forests and Water, a partnership effort of the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities and the U.S. Forest Service. Did you know that clean water grows on trees? Click below to learn more about how the Southeast Partnership is working to help communities plan for the future.
The Southern Group of State Foresters and the Southeastern Partnership for Forests and Water have released a great video series regarding forests and source water protection. Click on our Video page to see these.