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Title: Forest resources of southwest Arkansas

Author: Eldredge, I.F.;

Date: 1937

Source: Forest Survey Release No. 27. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 25 p.

Publication Series: Forest Survey Release

Description: this report deals with the forest resources in that portion of Arkansas lying west of the alluvial delta of the Mississippi River and south of the Ouachita Mountains. This area if 8,931,900 acres comprises 18 counties and parts of 4 others. Texarkana and Pine Bluff are the two largest cities in the Unit, but much of the business activity affecting the Unit centers in Little Rock, wish is a short distance northeast of the Unit boundary. approximately 68 percent of the land surface of the Unit supports some kind of forest growth; and agriculture and forest industries are the chief activities, although the petroleum industry is important in certain localities. Shortleaf and loblolly pines in mixture with hardwoods are the predominating forest trees of the reason.

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Eldredge, I.F. 1937. Forest resources of southwest Arkansas. Forest Survey Release No. 27. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 25 p.


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