Please do not transport firewood to Buffalo National River. Campers may use dead and down firewood around the campground. Some outfitters and local businesses sell local firewood.
Arkansas State Plant Board Implements Emergency Quarantine
Twenty-five Arkansas counties are included in an ash quarantine, voted into action today by the Arkansas State Plant Board to slow the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Quarantined items include firewood of all hardwood species, and the following ash items: nursery stock; green lumber with bark attached; other material living, dead, cut or fallen including logs, pulpwood, stumps, roots, branches, mulch and composted/un-composted chips (1 inch or greater). Firewood is the only quarantined item that relates to all hardwood; all other quarantined items are relative to ash, only.
Counties affected include: Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Drew, Garland, Grant, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lincoln, Little River, Miller, Montgomery, Nevada, Ouachita, Pike, Saline, Sevier and Union counties.
Last updated: January 15, 2017