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Bottomland Hardwoods News ItemsTimber hunting for mallards puts state on the waterfowler's map - Arkansas Online11/26/2017 1:01:07 AM
Arkansas Online Timber hunting for mallards puts state on the waterfowler's map Arkansas Online Mallards are targeted by most who hunt bottomland hardwoods , followed distantly by wood ducks and other species such as teal, gadwalls and wigeons. Interestingly, mallard hunting in timber is largely responsible for the development of the duck call ...
Hunters concerned about water levels ahead of duck season - KAIT11/15/2017 6:42:56 PM
Hunters concerned about water levels ahead of duck season KAIT Arkansas ' duck hunting season opens 30 minutes before sunrise Saturday and while hunters are ready to get the season started, some are concerned that low water levels will lead to a disappointing first weekend. The combination of little rain and a ...
Harvesting Trees Essential to Arkansas Wildlife Management - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News2/16/2017 7:10:06 PM
AmmoLand Shooting Sports News Harvesting Trees Essential to Arkansas Wildlife Management AmmoLand Shooting Sports News American Indians set fires and manipulated the landscape to fit their needs, and settlers converted many acres of forests into agricultural land during westward expansion. Other forested areas were manipulated to produce timber more efficiently, and ... and more »
These overlooked WMAs can provide shooting action for late-season ducks - Arkansas Online1/3/2016 1:18:03 AM
Arkansas Online These overlooked WMAs can provide shooting action for late-season ducks Arkansas Online It may seem strange to be hunting waterfowl on a bottomland area with a mountain backdrop, but when the sun rises over the peaks surrounding the WMA, flocks of ducks start dropping into the timber along the Petit Jean River and smaller tributaries ... and more »
Tulsa Area Leaders Push To Change The Arkansas River's Tainted Image - KGOU10/8/2015 10:18:22 AM
KGOU Tulsa Area Leaders Push To Change The Arkansas River's Tainted Image KGOU The Arkansas River is an iconic feature of Tulsa, cutting across downtown and winding through the west side of the city. But it has a bad reputation. “Considering there's a treatment plant right over there, I wouldn't go swimming in the river,” Tulsa ... and more »
Emerald Ash Borer - Delta Farm Press1/28/2015 3:01:02 PM
Delta Farm Press Emerald Ash Borer Delta Farm Press One speaker with the US Forest Service in Minnesota will review the history of the EAB in the US and a second speaker with the Arkansas Forestry Commission will update the group on the status of the insect in that state. For more information on the ... and more »
Arkansas fish hatcheries in danger of closing - NewsOK.com5/25/2014 1:09:31 AM
NewsOK.com Arkansas fish hatcheries in danger of closing NewsOK.com The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation gets trout free of charge from the national fish hatcheries in Arkansas as “mitigation,” or compensation for the environmental impact to the stream and the loss of bottomland hardwoods caused by the ...
Oklahoma Delegation Supports Three Rivers Study - KGOU3/25/2014 3:03:23 PM
KGOU Oklahoma Delegation Supports Three Rivers Study KGOU Oklahoma's entire congressional delegation has announced support for the so-called "Three Rivers Study" of the area at the confluence of the Arkansas , Mississippi, and White Rivers. The area is the starting point of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River ... and more »
Long Slog for the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker - Pacific Standard9/7/2012 5:20:16 AM
Pacific Standard Long Slog for the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Pacific Standard If so, what can be done to protect the bird's potential remaining habitat in northwest Florida, eastern Louisiana and the Big Woods of Arkansas ? "It's a combination of using more appropriate wildlife-oriented forestry practices," said Hunter. "It's ...
Forest Resource Assessment News ItemsEnvironment notebook - Arkansas Online1/14/2018 3:57:28 AM
Environment notebook Arkansas Online Arkansas and Oklahoma will receive $1,575,000 in funding for the final year of the states' Woodland Restoration project in the Ozark-St. Francis and Ouachita national forests , according to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's ... and more »
More leases open, but drillers yawn - Arkansas Online1/9/2018 3:01:15 AM
Arkansas Online More leases open, but drillers yawn Arkansas Online Outside of Elko, the U.S. Forest Service is preparing an environmental assessment for a 54,000-acre auction, the first that may ever be held on the 6.3 million-acre Humboldt-Toiyabe, the largest national forest outside Alaska. The auction encompasses ... and more »
Mercy, Arkansas Health & Wellness And LifeShare Form Joint Venture And Receive Insurance License In Arkansas - PR Newswire (press release)10/25/2017 8:20:55 AM
Mercy, Arkansas Health & Wellness And LifeShare Form Joint Venture And Receive Insurance License In Arkansas PR Newswire (press release) ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercy Health of Arkansas and Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) subsidiaries LifeShare and Arkansas Health & Wellness announced today that their recently formed joint venture, Arkansas Total Care, has received a ... and more »
Potlatch and Deltic Timber to Combine to Create Leading Timberland REIT and Lumber Manufacturer - GlobeNewswire (press release)10/23/2017 7:02:00 AM
Potlatch and Deltic Timber to Combine to Create Leading Timberland REIT and Lumber Manufacturer GlobeNewswire (press release) Potlatch is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) with approximately 1.4 million acres of timberland in Alabama, Arkansas , Idaho, Minnesota and Mississippi. Potlatch, a certified forest practices leader, is committed to providing superior returns to ... and more »
As Dicamba Dust Settles, Scientists and Industry Spar - Bloomberg BNA8/30/2017 8:26:09 PM
As Dicamba Dust Settles, Scientists and Industry Spar Bloomberg BNA The task force will incorporate the recommendations in a formal report due in the next three weeks. If implemented by the Arkansas Plant Board, the recommendations will drive hundreds of farmers' decisions next year. A compromise between those who have ... and more »
Vigil for addiction awareness Thursday night - Harrison Daily8/26/2017 1:09:08 PM
Harrison Daily Vigil for addiction awareness Thursday night Harrison Daily According to Cindy DeWitt, NAPHE's Regional Prevention Provider Coordinator, “The 2016 Arkansas Prevention Needs Assessment (APNA) shows that 15.4 percent of Boone County seniors reported having misused prescription drugs in their lifetime. We also ... and more »
US Forest Service grants expand wood energy markets - Biomass Magazine5/25/2017 5:27:42 PM
Biomass Magazine US Forest Service grants expand wood energy markets Biomass Magazine Recipients of the 2017 Wood Innovation grants are from Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas , Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin ... and more »
Forestry Resources News ItemsBlue Ridge Lumber Expands Essex County, Virginia, Operations - Area Development Online12/20/2017 1:55:23 PM
Blue Ridge Lumber Expands Essex County, Virginia, Operations Area Development Online Arkansas ' Thriving Timber Basket · Hoosier Energy Helping Innovators of Egg Production · Kentucky's Forestry Resources Attract Food and Beverage Businesses · NPPD Satisfying Food Processors' Power Needs · Sustainability, Resilience and Wellness: Pulse ...
Potential of cross-laminate timber gets attention from University of Arkansas - Magnoliareporter8/28/2016 6:04:47 AM
Magnoliareporter Potential of cross-laminate timber gets attention from University of Arkansas Magnoliareporter Tappe said the chief obstacle to enticing a private enterprise to establishing a CLT manufacturing facility in Arkansas is the unknown amount of demand for the finished product in the wider construction market. Pete Kobelt, a construction consultant ...
Environmental research round-up - environmentalresearchweb7/27/2016 9:10:38 AM
environmentalresearchweb Environmental research round-up environmentalresearchweb Image credit U of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, photo by Kevin Lawson. Greenhouse gas mitigation could significantly reduce future adverse climate impacts on US agriculture, while curtailing; The spatial distributions of net ecosystem ...