The Ouachita Mountains RC&D Area serves the following eight counties in Southeast, Oklahoma:
VISION STATEMENT: Ouachita Mountains RC&D (Resource Conservation & Development), Inc. is dedicated to the use and development of our natural resources to benefit the citizens and communities in Southeast Oklahoma. Our vision is to improve the standard of living and quality of life for all the Ouachita Mountains RC&D area's citizens.
MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to accelerate the conservation, development, and utilization of natural resources to improve the general level of economic activity and to enhance the environment and standard of living in the Ouachita Mountains RC&D area.
The Hugo Lake Disability Deer Hunt began in 1996. Ouachita Mountains RC&D began to assist in 2000. The hunt allows individuals with disabilities to hunt deer. Many of the hunters are Military Veterans. Several members of the Choctaw tribe are involved in this event as well as all the banks in Hugo, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, and US Army Corps of Engineers.
Youth Deer Hunt
Each October we team up with Oklahoma Department of Wildlife for the youth deer hunt. This hunt consists of both boys and girls ages 12 to 14 years of age .We solicit funds for meals for Friday through Sunday. Many kids harvest their first deer during this hunt.
For more information, please visit www.4stateforestryonthegrow.org.
Southeast District Forestry Judging Contestand Southeast District Land Judging Contest
Each spring for the past 35 years, we have sponsored the District Forestry Judging Contest for FFA and 4-
The Ouachita Mountain RC&D Council is also working to bring a Four-
2013 Officers & Executive Committee Members & Contact Info
Ouachita Mountains RC&D Council
Brandi Hernandez, Executive Assistant
7 East Choctaw Avenue, Suite 101
McAlester, Oklahoma 74501-
Eddie Woods – President
Daniel Lewia – 1st Vice President
James Aldridge – 2nd Vice President
Kenneth Battles – 3rd Vice President
Candace Frizzell – Secretary/Treasurer
Tom Smith – Past Chair
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