Water Resources in Arkansas Valley Region

 Home Water Conservation

   
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Tips for the Home Gardener for Efficient Water Use

Find watering tips for your garden.

 

Home Water Conservation

A Univ. of Arkansas fact sheet detailing the water cycle and little ways to save lots of water at home - both inside and outside.

 

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There are 21 resources serving Arkansas Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Home Water Conservation Organizations & Professionals serving Arkansas Valley Region
Government Agencies
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Teresa Marks - Director - North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Dept of Rural Services
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Toni Snow - Administrative Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission
Lori Scott Nakai - Public Information Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas NRCS State Office
Michael E. Sullivan - State Conservationist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission
- Little Rock, AR
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Soil / Water Testing Labs
ATOKA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Overton, PG - President & CEO - Hot Springs, AR
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX

 Illinois River

   
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Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program - Arkansas Illinois River Watershed
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The program is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the state of Arkansas, which seeks to enroll 15,000 acres of eligible marginal pastureland and cropland in 14 to 15 year contracts within the Illinois River watershed, with the primary goals of enhancing wildlife habitat and improve water quality by filtering agricultural runoff.

 

Cost Comparison for Participation in Arkansas's Illinois River CREP Project -updated 2012

This table provides a comparison of total return, after variable and fixed costs, for land enrolled in the new Illinois River CREP program in Arkansas.

 

Increased Income in Arkansas's new Illinois River CREP on 1 acre of land using CP22 Riparian Buffer Practice for Planting Trees

This example compares 2009 versus 2012 Illinois River CREP payments when installing CP22, a riparian buffer.  This spreadsheet shows the substantially increased new CREP payments.

 

Increased Income in Arkansas's new Illinois River CREP on 1 acre of land using CP29 Marginal Pastureland Wildlife Habitat Buffer Practice

This example compares 2009 versus 2012 Illinois River CREP payments when installing CP29, a grass buffer for marginal farmland.  This spreadsheet shows the substantially increased new CREP payments.

 

Handbook of Best Management Practices for the Upper Illinois River Watershed and Other Regional Watersheds

This handbook address potential management actions that can be taken by individuals or groups at households, businesses, institutions, municipalities, industrial facilities, farms, and construction sites to maintain or improve the water quality of the Illinois River.

 

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There are 60 resources serving Arkansas Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Illinois River Organizations & Professionals serving Arkansas Valley Region
Geologists / Hydrologists
Apex Geoscience
- Tyler, TX
ATOKA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Overton, PG - President & CEO - Hot Springs, AR
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Tamara Jenkins
Government of White County, Arkansas - White County Floodplain Manager - Searcy, AR
Government Agencies
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Teresa Marks - Director - North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Dept of Rural Services
- Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Toni Snow - Administrative Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission
Lori Scott Nakai - Public Information Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas NRCS State Office
Michael E. Sullivan - State Conservationist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission
- Little Rock, AR
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Licensed Water Well Contractors
Anderson Engineering Consultants
Jeffery W. Walker - Little Rock, AR
Andrews & Foster Drilling Company
Donald A. Foster - President - Athens, TX
Apex Geoscience
- Tyler, TX
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
MagnaCore Drilling & Environmental Services, Inc.
Cedric Cascio - Allen, TX
Pender Water Wells
Ernest Pender - President - Texarkana, TX
Strata Core Drilling, Inc
William Fields - Fort Worth, TX
Soil / Water Testing Labs
ATOKA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Overton, PG - President & CEO - Hot Springs, AR
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
Arkansas Acres for Wildlife Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Aquatic Resources Education Program
Jimmy Barnett - ARE Program Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Colton Dennis - Black Bass Biologist - Hot Springs, AR
Arkansas Forest Stewardship Program
Doug Akin - Assistant State Forester-Management - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Toni Snow - Administrative Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Partners Project
Bill Noble - Project Biologist - North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Poultry Litter Cost Share Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Private Lands Program
David Long - Private Lands Supervisor - Jonesboro, AR
Arkansas State Wildlife Grants
Jane Anderson - Arkansas Wildlife Action Plan Implementation Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Stream Team Program
Steve Filipek - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Wetland Mitigation Bank Program
John Turner - Environmental Program Manager - Little Rock, AR
Arkansaswater.org
- Little Rock, AR
Conservation District Grant Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Family and Community Fishing Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Firewise Communities Program
Kevin Kilcrease - Firewise Coordinator/State Liaison - Little Rock, AR
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
Trumpeter Swan Restoration and Reporting
AGFC - Little Rock, AR
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Water Conservation
David Heikes
University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff Aquaculture & Fisheries Center - Extension Fisheries Specialist - Pine Bluff, AR
Ecological Conservation Organization
Rob Fisher - Executive Director - Little Rock, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Rex Roberg
University of Arkansas/CES - Assistant Specialist, Wildlife - Little Rock, AR

 Mississippi River

   
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NRCS Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative

In November of 2009, Secretary Vilsack announced a commitment of $320 million over the next four years for a Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative to address water quality, wildlife habitat and natural resource conservation concerns in the Basin.& ...

 

Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture

The Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture, or LMVJV, is a self-directed, non-regulatory private, state, federal conservation partnership that exists for the purpose of implementing the goals and objectives of national and international bird conservation plans within the Lower Mississippi Valley region.

 

National Pollution Funds Center

While not specific to Mississippi, the National Pollution Funds Center administers the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, which may be a source of funding for personal damages and ecosystem restoration in Mississippi and other Gulf states in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon debacle.

 

Audubon Mississippi River Initiative

The National Audubon Society is advocating a new vision for the Mississippi River watershedas a connected natural system that deserves greater attention from the nation.

 

The Mississippi River Conservation Initiative

The Mississippi River Conservation Initiative, or MRCI, is the implementation phase of the LMRCC’s Aquatic Resource Management Plan.

 

Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee

The Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee (LMRCC) is a cooperative, nonprofit organization of state and federal agencies working to renew and effectively managie the natural resources of the Lower Mississippi River.& ...

 

 Water Best Management Practices

   
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State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

Lawn Irrigation Guide: An Easy Way to Save Water
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Lawn irrigation accounts for nearly half of homeowner water usage. Many homeowners irrigate too often and for too short a period to meet lawn and especially landscaping (tree and shrub) needs.

 

Arkansas Watersheds

A factsheet that explains the watershed concept and their relationship to hydrological unit codes, or HUC, and water quality management.

 

Safe Medicine Disposal in Arkansas

Explains how throwing old medicines in the toilet or trash can pollute water, alternatives for disposal and protection for various types of water systems.

 

Beef Cattle Management for Water Quality Protection in Arkansas

This 14-page summary from the Univ. of Ark., Division of Agriculture describes various forms of grazing management that can improve compaction, riparian degradation and runoff from beef cattle operations.& ...

 

Nutrient Management Planning for Livestock Operations: an Overview

Explains the objectives and benefits of developing a nutrient management plan.  Federal law requires plans for all concentrated animal feeding operations and the northwest Arkansas counties with areas designated as “nutrient sensitive” also require nutrient management plans.

 

Nutrient Management Regulations Overview for Livestock Farms in Arkansas

This is a Univ. of Ark., Division of Agriculture fact sheet about the Arkansas Natural Resource Commissions mandate to safeguard water quality in the state.& ...

 

10 Things You Can Do to Stop (Water) Pollution

This factsheet from the Arkansas Watershed Advisory Group lists 10 simple but important measures that anyone can undertake, and provides a map overview of Arkansas watersheds.

 

Landowner’s Guide to Streamside Living

This 40+ page booklet, produced by the Kings River Watershed of northeast Arkansas, provides an overview of water quality rules and regulations as well as riverine ecosystems.& ...

 

Best Management Practices for Water Quality Protection

A 50-page document from the Arkansas Forestry Commission gives the definitive treatment for streamside management zones, roads, harvesting, chemical use, site prep, reforestation, fire and soils.

 

Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative 2012 Annual Report
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Mission: The Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative articulates a shared vision for sustainable natural and cultural resources in the face of a changing climate and other threats; fosters a cooperative capacity within the conservation community to meet the challenges of achieving that vision; and facilitates the refinement of that vision through targeted evaluation over time.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
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A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Two-Stage Poultry Mortality Composting, Daily Maintenance is Essential
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Beyond simply covering poultry mortality with litter, includes water contamination concerns.

 

Treating Poultry Litter with Alum
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Explains the benefits of using alum for both poultry production and water quality.

 

Watering systems for Cattle Ponds
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Discusses general considerations and various designs for such systems.

 

Channel Catfish, Life History and Biology
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The basics on “the most important species of aquatic animal commercially cultured in the United States.”  Discusses blue, white, brown bullhead, black bullhead, yellow bullhead, and flathead catfish species.

 

Recirculating Aquaculture Tank Production Systems: An Overview of Critical Considerations
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Pros and cons and essentials for this system. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

BMPs for Landscaping, Gardening and Pest Control

Best Management Practices For: residential homeowners, small businesses, landscapers, teenagers taking care of lawns as a summer job, golf courses, etc.

 

BMPs for Domestic Animals, Hobby Farms and Stables

Best Management Practices For: Boarding Stables, Equestrian Centers, Small Farms, Urban Horse Owners, and Kennels.  Developed because animal waste contributes to water pollution when it is improperly stored or left uncovered near small streams and storm drains.

 

Riparian Area Assessment Guide for Streamside Landowners
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This 26-page booklet introduces the Stream-A-Syst system to help landowners assess and manage their streams.  It contains a worksheet, action plan with recommended steps and sources of information to address various issues, and a visual (photographic) assessment guide.

 

Riparian Buffers: Functions and Value
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Defines riparian buffers and discusses various benefits, including property value, wildlife habitat, timber, and recreational/aesthetic/spiritual values.

 

Riparian buffers: Types and establishment methods
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Discusses grass, 3-zone, 2-zone, wildlife, urban and naturalized buffers and recommendations for how to choose, establish and cost-share.

 

Liquid Manure Solids Management
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This brief factsheet from the University of Arkansas defines liquid manure, discusses storage and management options, as well as solids removal and equipment.

 

The Use of Poultry Litter in Row Crops
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This factsheet from the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture delineates nutrient content, application procedures and guidelines for application and storage of poultry litter as a fertilizer and source of organic matter for row crops.

 

Best Management Practices for Fayetteville Shale Natural Gas Activities

This 30-page document developed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with numerous state and federal agencies, provides a comprehensive overview of recommended voluntary practices for energy companies during exploration, drilling and reclamation activities.& ...

 

Analysis of the Numeric Water Quality Criteria Adopted by the Ten States That Border Directly on the Mississippi River
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This report summarizes findings from an Environmental Law Institute (ELI) analysis of the numeric water quality criteria (WQC) formally adopted, as of September 1, 2008, by the ten states that border directly on the Mississippi River—Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

 

Verification of Recommended Management Practices for Major Aquaculture Species
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The primary goal of this Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (SRAC) project was to start verification programs in participating states (i.e.

 

Common Farm-raised Baitfish
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Characteristics and requirements of the three most common baitfish in the South: the golden shiner, fathead minnow or goldfish. The Southern Regional Aquaculture Center also lists all their available factsheets online.

 

What is Cage Culture?
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Advantages and disadvantages of one of the four primary methods of aquaculture: ponds, raceways, recirculating systems or cages. The Southern Regional Aquaculture Center also lists all their available factsheets online.

 

Aquaculture: Realities and Potentials When Getting Started
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Important personal, feasibility, and financial factors to consider. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.

 

Algal Blooms, Scums and Mats in Ponds
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This brief document is full of photos that will help landowners to determine what form of algae they may have.  It describes the major types, their causes, effects, and what can be done to manage algal blooms.

 

Costs of Small Scale Catfish Production
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Cost estimates developed for 6 2-acre levee ponds, including production facilities, site selection and pond construction, feed storage, water supply, equipment, and production practices.

 

 Water Resources

   
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National Wetlands Database and Interactive Mapping Tool

The Wetlands mapper is designed to deliver easy-to-use, map like views of America’s Wetland resources. It integrates digital map data along with other resource information to produce current information on the status, extent, characteristics and functions of wetlands, riparian, and deepwater habitats. ?The wetlands displayed on the Wetlands Mapper show wetland type and extent using a biological definition of wetlands. There is no attempt to define the limits of proprietary jurisdiction of any Federal, State, or local government, or to establish the geographical scope of the regulatory programs of government agencies.?

 

 

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program - Arkansas Illinois River Watershed
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The program is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the state of Arkansas, which seeks to enroll 15,000 acres of eligible marginal pastureland and cropland in 14 to 15 year contracts within the Illinois River watershed, with the primary goals of enhancing wildlife habitat and improve water quality by filtering agricultural runoff.

 

Landowners Guide to Voluntary Wetland Conservation Programs in Arkansas

The purpose of this guide is to assist private landowners in the conservation and management of Arkansas’ wetlands and associated agricultural lands.

 

The Delta Wetlands of Arkansas, GIS-Based Analysis of Arkansas’ Natural Resources

Wetlands are transitional habitats between land and water, often making wetland char - acterization and mapping a complex process. Geographic information systems (GIS) make it possible to provide an overview of wetland analysis at the watershed level, which gives wetland specialists in state agencies up-to-date information.

 

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There are 27 resources serving Arkansas Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Resources Organizations & Professionals serving Arkansas Valley Region
State Funding / Technical Resources
Arkansas Acres for Wildlife Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Aquatic Resources Education Program
Jimmy Barnett - ARE Program Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Colton Dennis - Black Bass Biologist - Hot Springs, AR
Arkansas Forest Stewardship Program
Doug Akin - Assistant State Forester-Management - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Toni Snow - Administrative Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Partners Project
Bill Noble - Project Biologist - North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Poultry Litter Cost Share Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Private Lands Program
David Long - Private Lands Supervisor - Jonesboro, AR
Arkansas State Wildlife Grants
Jane Anderson - Arkansas Wildlife Action Plan Implementation Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Stream Team Program
Steve Filipek - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Wetland Mitigation Bank Program
John Turner - Environmental Program Manager - Little Rock, AR
Arkansaswater.org
- Little Rock, AR
Conservation District Grant Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Family and Community Fishing Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Firewise Communities Program
Kevin Kilcrease - Firewise Coordinator/State Liaison - Little Rock, AR
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
Trumpeter Swan Restoration and Reporting
AGFC - Little Rock, AR
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Water Conservation
David Heikes
University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff Aquaculture & Fisheries Center - Extension Fisheries Specialist - Pine Bluff, AR
Ecological Conservation Organization
Rob Fisher - Executive Director - Little Rock, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Rex Roberg
University of Arkansas/CES - Assistant Specialist, Wildlife - Little Rock, AR
 

 Google News about Water Resources

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Arkansas weekly fishing report - North Texas e-News
7/20/2018 10:18:20 PM
Arkansas weekly fishing report North Texas e-News As of Wednesday, the Army Corps of Engineers reports the lake's elevation at 459.56 feet msl (normal conservation pool: 462.04 feet msl Oct. 1-April 30; 463.04 feet msl May 1-June 1; 462.54 feet msl June 1-Sept. 30). (updated .... Arkansas River at ... and more »

NYC steam-pipe blast prompts evacuations - Arkansas Online
7/20/2018 4:45:49 AM
Arkansas Online NYC steam-pipe blast prompts evacuations Arkansas Online Daniel Lizio-Katzen, 42, was riding his bike home to the West Village when he saw the plume from the high-pressure steam explosion. ... "In conjunction with that investigation, the Departments of Environmental Conservation and Labor are standing by to ... Asbestos Confirmed in Steam Pipe That Exploded in Manhattan New York Times all 547 news articles »

Gulf hammerheads are an attraction - Arkansas Online
7/19/2018 3:30:07 AM
Gulf hammerheads are an attraction Arkansas Online Reports from home and abroad tell us that now is a prime time to catch hammerhead sharks on Gulf Coast beaches. On Sunday, we shared the shark fishing exploits of Charles Harger of Maumelle and Hal Harger of Little Rock. They take annual trips to the ... and more »

Helpful Hints - Arkansas Online
7/16/2018 2:41:44 AM
Helpful Hints Arkansas Online Living with our California drought problems, we are all very concerned about water conservation . ... Talk to a contractor who's done a lot of remodeling in your area to see what it would cost to remodel an old home , after you've selected the house you ... and more »

Faulkner County family honored for farming operation - Arkansas Online
7/15/2018 1:01:09 AM
Arkansas Online Faulkner County family honored for farming operation Arkansas Online Michael said the Flying C Ranch is involved in several programs through the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture's Cooperative Extension Service, including 300 Days Grazing, which has cut down on feeding hay to the cattle. “This limited hay ...

8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation - Arkansas Online
7/13/2018 9:49:39 AM
Arkansas Online 8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation Arkansas Online Preliminary investigations point to salt poisoning as the rhinos tried to adapt to saltier water in their new home , the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife said in a statement, describing how the animals likely became dehydrated and drank more salty water ... and more »

Rice growers named Farm Family of the Year - Arkansas Online
7/1/2018 1:01:38 AM
Arkansas Online Rice growers named Farm Family of the Year Arkansas Online Isbell said he'd come home on weekends from Conway to work on the farm. He even came home after class during ... While some farms have a specific water -recovery system that is funded through the United States Department of Agriculture or the Natural ...

Illinois River News Items
Historic camp lives on near Siloam Springs - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/19/2018 5:58:35 AM
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Historic camp lives on near Siloam Springs Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The camp is about 7 miles south of Siloam Springs on the northwest side of the Arkansas 59 bridge over the Illinois River . It served as a girls summer camp from 1923 until 1978, Jerrid Gelinas said. The camp has been used for summer get-togethers ...

Gypsy Camp legacy lives on - NWAOnline
7/18/2018 12:24:44 PM
NWAOnline Gypsy Camp legacy lives on NWAOnline This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Northwest Arkansas Newspapers LLC. Please read our Terms of Use or contact us. Material from the Associated Press is Copyright © 2018, Associated Press and may not be ...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Paddlers keep cool at Siloam Springs Kayak Park - Arkansas Online
7/17/2018 2:01:34 AM
Arkansas Online PHOTOS, VIDEO: Paddlers keep cool at Siloam Springs Kayak Park Arkansas Online The park is a good access for float trips on the Illinois River . It's about a 6-mile float from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission access on Chamber Springs Road to the kayak park. It's a 5-mile run from the park down to Highway 59 canoe rental ...

Saints defensive lineman Mitchell Loewen drew on prior experience while helping save injured driver Sunday - The Laconia Daily Sun
7/16/2018 9:48:26 PM
The Laconia Daily Sun Saints defensive lineman Mitchell Loewen drew on prior experience while helping save injured driver Sunday The Laconia Daily Sun Minutes later, the third-year defensive lineman out of Arkansas led a group of 10 men who flipped the car back onto its wheels, helping to save the driver inside, whose legs had been pinned underneath the car. "I just felt led to help. I had extreme ... 'Surreal moment': Saints' Mitchell Loewen rushes to help driver in ... The Advocate Saints player helps save man trapped in car that plunged from CBD garage NOLA.com Man injured when car plunges from CBD parking garage NOLA.com all 38 news articles »

Park Hill never regained antebellum majesty - Tahlequah Daily Press
7/14/2018 3:54:54 AM
Tahlequah Daily Press Park Hill never regained antebellum majesty Tahlequah Daily Press The interior featured mahogany and rosewood furniture brought up the Arkansas River and transported by wagon overland from the head of navigation, which changed with the season. The home's china, crystal, and linen rivaled that of any palatial mansion ...

Walton Family Foundation has awarded $6.2 billion in grants in 30 years - talkbusiness.net
6/22/2018 12:13:32 PM
Walton Family Foundation has awarded $6.2 billion in grants in 30 years talkbusiness.net State Park and Recreation Foundation of Arkansas received $1.033 million in grants last year, Watershed Conservation Resource Center received $227,480 and Upper White River Basin Foundation got $35,000. The Illinois River Watershed Partnership ... and more »

EPA finalizes guidelines to ebb Illinois River, Tenkiller Lake pollution - Tulsa World
4/17/2018 12:42:50 AM
Tulsa World EPA finalizes guidelines to ebb Illinois River , Tenkiller Lake pollution Tulsa World The Oklahoma- Arkansas Scenic Rivers Joint Phosphorus Study, part of the cooperative effort started in 2003, found that a 0.037 ppm total maximum daily load was appropriate for the river with the help of Baylor University researchers. The guideline is ... and more »

Mississippi River News Items
Dr. Berry speaks at Ferriday Rotary about deer diseae - The Franklin Sun
7/18/2018 7:14:39 AM
The Franklin Sun Dr. Berry speaks at Ferriday Rotary about deer diseae The Franklin Sun Issaquena County, East Carroll Parish and Arkansas's Chicot County meet in the southeastern corner of Arkansas and the northeastern corner of Louisiana. The northern boundary of Issaquena County is almost directly across the Mississippi River from the ...

Half a century later, St. Louis' Gateway Arch emerges with a new name and a skeptical view of western expansion - Arkansas Online
7/15/2018 3:13:39 AM
Arkansas Online Half a century later, St. Louis' Gateway Arch emerges with a new name and a skeptical view of western expansion Arkansas Online ... 1968, it has been reconnected to the city of St. Louis, with a sleek underground entrance facing the city, an expanded and redesigned visitor center and museum, a cleaner landscape and an elevated and more elegant waterfront along the Mississippi ...

From a boat or a train, scenery along the Arkansas River in Colorado is spectacular - Wichita Eagle
7/14/2018 9:01:57 AM
Wichita Eagle From a boat or a train, scenery along the Arkansas River in Colorado is spectacular Wichita Eagle The Arkansas River is one of the longest rivers in the country, starting near Leadville, Colo., and flowing nearly 1,469 miles through four states to its confluence with the Mississippi River in eastern Arkansas . The stretch near Cañon City where Echo ...

Arkansas River Interests Hire Lobbyist - The Waterways Journal
7/6/2018 11:01:50 AM
Arkansas River Interests Hire Lobbyist The Waterways Journal The Three Rivers system includes a series of structures that separate the waters of the White River from the Arkansas River and keep its channel connected to the Mississippi River via a 10-mile-long canal built 20 years after the opening of the MKARNS.

Oklahoma economy floats on commerce driven by McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System - NewsOK.com
7/3/2018 11:50:21 AM
NewsOK.com Oklahoma economy floats on commerce driven by McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System NewsOK.com The massive coils of steel, which weigh thousands of pounds each, arrived at the port on a flotilla of barges, traveling up the Mississippi River and then the Arkansas and Verdigris rivers to reach Catoosa. Guided by port director David Yarbrough, I ...

Sultana museum in Arkansas memorializes 1800 who died in river - Arkansas Online
7/3/2018 3:14:48 AM
Arkansas Online Sultana museum in Arkansas memorializes 1800 who died in river Arkansas Online The shifting of Mississippi River channels over the past 153 years has left the charred wreckage from history's deadliest U.S. maritime disaster buried beneath a farm field in Crittenden County. This story is only available from the Arkansas Online ...

Terry Eastin Keeps Steady Course at Big River Strategic Initiative - Arkansas Business Online
7/2/2018 3:41:58 AM
Arkansas Business Online Terry Eastin Keeps Steady Course at Big River Strategic Initiative Arkansas Business Online A $1.2 million grant from the Walton Foundation will help develop a 30-mile section of the Big River Trail project connecting Mississippi River State Park to Arkansas ' Delta Heritage Trail through Helena-West Helena. The foundation knows the importance ...

Water Resources News Items
News of the Day From Across the Nation - SFGate
7/20/2018 6:03:40 PM
News of the Day From Across the Nation SFGate Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas , Louisiana and Mississippi and west Tennessee were all under heat advisories or warnings. Forecasters said scorching temperatures would combine with high humidity, posing a health risk ... 6 Algae blooms: The California ... and more »

UAPB grad student says research could improve production of largemouth bass - Pine Bluff Commercial
7/19/2018 5:42:24 PM
Pine Bluff Commercial UAPB grad student says research could improve production of largemouth bass Pine Bluff Commercial “In Arkansas and most other states, the main source of water for fish culture comes from deep underground water resources , which are often high in iron content that can also prove toxic for fish,” he said. “Our plan is to test the effects of ammonia on ...

Water sharing agreement announced between Lower Arkansas Water Management and Colorado Springs Utilities - Lamar Ledger
7/19/2018 3:30:07 PM
Lamar Ledger Water sharing agreement announced between Lower Arkansas Water Management and Colorado Springs Utilities Lamar Ledger “We are interested in water sharing agreements with the agricultural community and have been involved in leasing agreements since the 2002 drought,” said Pat Wells, General Manager, Water Resources , Colorado Springs Utilities. “Utilities has had ...

LAWMA approves water sharing agreement with Colorado Springs Utilities - Fence Post
7/19/2018 11:18:41 AM
Fence Post LAWMA approves water sharing agreement with Colorado Springs Utilities Fence Post Formed in 1973, LAWMA is a member owned, non-profit corporation based in Lamar that replaces out of priority depletions to the Arkansas River caused by members' well pumping. Approximately 90 percent of its members are farmers. ... "We are interested ...

Northeast Oklahoma neighbors organizing to call for limits on poultry industry - Tulsa World
7/17/2018 8:18:25 PM
Tulsa World Northeast Oklahoma neighbors organizing to call for limits on poultry industry Tulsa World The company projects a 16 percent increase in the number of chickens processed and that will take an area increase of slightly more than 200 chicken houses, about half of which would be built on existing farms in Arkansas , Oklahoma and Missouri ...

Wooster preparing for future growth - Arkansas News
7/2/2018 1:58:04 AM
Wooster preparing for future growth Arkansas News Wooster is becoming known as one of the fastest growing small towns in Arkansas . ... This population growth has strained Wooster's water resources in recent years, especially with Wooster only having one master meter connecting it to Greers Ferry. and more »

Low flows in Arkansas River affecting Pueblo recreation, revenue - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
6/25/2018 11:41:10 PM
KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News Low flows in Arkansas River affecting Pueblo recreation, revenue KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News The lack of snow and rain this year is creating a serious situation in the Arkansas River Valley. Low water levels in that river are affecting business and recreation in the Home of Heroes. The Colorado Division of Water Resources says the levels this ...

Report: Arkansas farming a drain on water; again, irrigation cited in draw-off - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/24/2018 9:33:02 AM
Report: Arkansas farming a drain on water; again, irrigation cited in draw-off Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette More farmers could implement water-saving techniques or infrastructure if they applied for more conservation tax credits, said Edward Swaim, water resources division manager for the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission. The state is allowed to grant ... and more »

Game and Fish Foundation awards $65K for unpaved roads - Harrison Daily
6/24/2018 9:16:30 AM
Game and Fish Foundation awards $65K for unpaved roads Harrison Daily LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Economic Development Commission announced today it has received $65,000 for its Division of Rural Services Unpaved Roads Grant Program. The funding was made possible through the Arkansas Game and Fish ...

AEDC gets Unpaved Roads Grant from Game & Fish Commission - Times Record
6/22/2018 1:57:43 AM
AEDC gets Unpaved Roads Grant from Game & Fish Commission Times Record “Protecting the water resources Arkansas enjoys benefits the state's citizens and generations to come,” said Natural Resources Commission Director Bruce Holland. “And we appreciate the joint effort from our sister state agencies and other stakeholders.”.