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Director's Office

Director's Office

Oklahoma Forestry Services is a division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry.  The Director of Forestry is the State Forester for Oklahoma. The State Forester is required by state statute to be a professional forester and qualified by the State Board of Agriculture.

The Director of Forestry is charged with

  • Enforcing the provisions of the Oklahoma Forestry Code
  • The prevention and extinguishing of wildland fires
  • Leading Oklahoma in its efforts to manage and protect its trees, forests and related natural resources
  • Provide assistance for the protection and management of forested state lands
  • Recommending and implementing plans for the future of forestry in the state of Oklahoma

OFS is headquartered in Oklahoma City.