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 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.
New Videos & Fact Sheet on Forestry and Water: The Southern Group of State Foresters and the Southeastern Partnership for Forests and Water have released a new video series regarding forests and source water protection. You can find them here! There is also an informational fact sheet available here and an infographic.