The following grant and cost-share programs are available to Oklahoma forest landowners.  Some programs are county specific.  Please contact your local OFS Forester for more information. 


Trees for Oklahoma Program --- Free Seedlings

This is an initiative to expand pine reforestation on recently harvested land or on lands being converted to forests SE Oklahoma. The program is funded by Huber Engineered Woods LLC of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, to provide free seedlings to qualified landowners.

Applications are accepted year-round.


Forest Resource Development Program (FRDP) --- Cost-share

Oklahoma’s Forest Resources Development Program (FRDP) was established to help eligible landowners implement forestry practices on their lands as prescribed in an approved Forest Stewardship Plan.

No Funding is Available


Canadian River Riparian Forest Restoration Project --- Cost Share

This two-year project is designed to enhance and restore the riparian forest and habitat along a portion of an approximately 70-mile section of the Canadian River and its tributaries located in western Oklahoma, thereby enhancing the ecosystem services provided.  

 Funding is Available  --  Applications are Being Accepted


Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program --- Cost-Share

The southern pine beetle (SPB) is a major threat to the pine forests of Oklahoma and the southern United States.  This cooperative program with the USDA Forest Service, encourages landowners to implement practices which reduce the susceptability of Oklahoma's forests to future SPB outbreaks.

The southern pine beetle (SPB) is a major threat to the pine forests of Oklahoma and the southern United States.  This cooperative program with the USDA Forest Service, encourages landowners to implement practices which reduce the susceptability of Oklahoma's forests to future SPB outbreaks.

Funding is Available  -- Applications are Being Accepted


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (NRCS) --- Cost-Share

This project will provide landowners with financial and technical assistance to improve or establish forest land. Only private, non-industrial forest land within the LEA is eligible. Through a cooperative agreement, Oklahoma Forestry Services Foresters provide direct technical assistance to landowners.  Financial Assistance will be provided through EQIP to establish and improve forests on lands with a site index of 50 or more.

Environmental benefits will include carbon sequestration, sediment reduction, and improvements in the quantity and quality of forest products. Other benefits include opportunities for local landusers to implement best management practices in an affordable manner. 

Applications are Being Accepted