“The local forestry community comes together for the greater good” at the Log-A-Load fundraiser
Loblolly pine is the most economically significant tree species in the state’s approximately $6 billion forest economy
Attendees will see active pine forest management operations from establishment to thinning to final harvest.
The decline has taken the form of browning and dropping of needles in stands of mature pines in southeastern Arkansas.
The increase in pine tree discoloration and mortality is an issue that has been observed in Arkansas and neighboring states.
In recognition of National Arbor Day, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division will be hosting giveaways of bare root seedlings at various locations across the state each Friday from March 17 through April 28.
The scholarship will provide $4,000 per semester, for four years, to an incoming freshman pursuing a forestry degree at UAM’s College of Forestry, Agriculture, and Natural Resources.