Press Releases: Forestry

Caution Urged with High Fire Danger

For more information:   Keith Merckx, Information Representativekeith.merckx@ag.ok.gov | 405.522.6156 Caution Urged with High Fire Danger OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Oklahoma Forestry Services is urging Oklahomans to use extreme caution in the…
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Forester Mark Bays Recognized for Lifetime Achievement 

For more information:  Keith Merckx, OFS Information Representativekeith.merckx@ag.ok.gov | 405.664.4908  Forester Mark Bays Recognized for Lifetime Achievement Oklahoma Forestry Services Urban Forestry Coordinator Mark Bays is the 2022 recipient of the…
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Extreme Wildfire Potential Tuesday

For more information:   Michelle Finch-Walker, PIO Michelle.finch@ag.ok.gov  580-236-1021  April 12, 2022 Extreme Wildfire Potential Tuesday OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Officials with Oklahoma Forestry Services warn that the potential for extreme fire…
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Extreme Fire Weather Predicted Wednesday

For more information:  Michelle Finch-Walker   Michelle.finch@ag.ok.gov/580-236-1021 December 13, 2021 Extreme Fire Weather Predicted Wednesday  A damaging and potentially life-threatening wildfire event is expected over the southern Great Plains on Wednesday.…
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Oklahoma Prepares for Increasing Fire Danger

For more information: Michelle Finch-Walker  Michelle.finch@ag.ok.gov580-236-1021 December 9, 2021 Oklahoma Prepares for Increasing Fire Danger In anticipation of Friday’s record temperatures, an approaching dry cold front and persistent dryness across western and north-central parts…
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