Kansas Forest Service

The Kansas Forest Service, successor to the Kansas Commissioner of Forestry Office, is the Nation’s 5th oldest state forestry agency. Created by legislative act in 1887, the Agency celebrated its 130th Anniversary on March 10, 2017. The Agency serves rural landowners, communities, rural fire districts, forest and arboriculture industries, and citizens of the state through its Conservation Tree and Shrub Planting, Fire Management, Community Forestry, Rural Forestry, Marketing and Utilization, and Forest Health programs.