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Arkansas Forests &
Drinking Water Collaborative

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End of year/Winter Member Meeting
Held December 8, 2022 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thank you to all of our partners for attending the end of year meeting!  Thank you to our host, The Department of Agriculture - Division of Forestry, the meeting was held both in-person and available virtually through via zoom.  See our events page or check your email for a meeting summary.
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Managing Forests to Protect Drinking Water Quality

Prescribed burns and other forest management strategies can play key roles in source water protection.

By Raven L. Lawson, Central Arkansas Water

Partner Highlight: Central Arkansas Water

Partner Highlight: Watershed Conservation Resource Center

Have you seen the Arkansas Story Map?

Thanks to U.S. Forest Service’s Southern Research Station.

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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.

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The last membership meeting was held December 8th, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.  Please click below to learn more.

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OUR PROJECTS

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.

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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.

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