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Home Water Conservation News ItemsGreen acres: Former orphanage now home to North Little Rock nonprofit that offers urban farming opportunities - Arkansas Online5/19/2018 2:52:48 AM
Arkansas Online Green acres: Former orphanage now home to North Little Rock nonprofit that offers urban farming opportunities Arkansas Online Participating gardeners are given the raised beds, soil, compost and water , along with access to a shed full of garden tools. The requirements are that they maintain their gardens in an organic way. In 2015 with money from the Arkansas Hunger Relief ...
Arkansas Producers Optimize Farm Operations Through EQIP Assistance - UAPB News5/9/2018 4:54:18 AM
UAPB News Arkansas Producers Optimize Farm Operations Through EQIP Assistance UAPB News Cost-share assistance funded through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) can go a long way in bringing the farm operations of small producers in Arkansas from good to great, says Dr. Henry English, head of the Small Farm Program at the ...
Arkansas celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week May 6-12 - Pine Bluff Commercial5/3/2018 5:43:49 PM
Arkansas celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week May 6-12 Pine Bluff Commercial Across the state, communities are planning to salute the 35th annual National Travel and Tourism Week with educational demonstrations, historic photos and displays, samples of Arkansas -made products and more. ... Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Millwood ...
The Latest: Trump, Nigeria leader didn't discuss vulgar term - WPXI Pittsburgh4/30/2018 3:38:15 PM
WPXI Pittsburgh The Latest: Trump, Nigeria leader didn't discuss vulgar term WPXI Pittsburgh President Donald Trump has welcomed the first African leader to visit the White House during his presidency, Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari (moo-HAH'-mah-doo boo-HAH'-ree). Security and economic issues top the agenda for ..... The Fryingpan- Arkansas is one ... and more »
Irrigation contest for Arkansas growers announced - Delta Farm Press4/30/2018 10:06:13 AM
Delta Farm Press Irrigation contest for Arkansas growers announced Delta Farm Press Irrigation contest for Arkansas growers announced. 'Most Crop per Drop' contest for rice, ... Chris Henry, University of Arkansas Assistant Professor and Water Management Engineer, will oversee the contest. Initially, he says, “the contest will ...
Jennifer James: Arkansas Farmer of the Year - Delta Farm Press3/16/2018 9:52:59 AM
Delta Farm Press Jennifer James: Arkansas Farmer of the Year Delta Farm Press When home from college between her sophomore and junior years, James worked as an intern for Lawhon Farm Services at McCrory, Ark. “She put on her hip boots every day that summer, learning about scouting and consulting,” her father says. “Then, after ...
Illinois River News ItemsMissing O'Fallon, Illinois man found dead in Arkansas River - fox2now.com5/21/2018 4:54:22 PM
fox2now.com Missing O'Fallon, Illinois man found dead in Arkansas River fox2now.com LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – An O'Fallon, Illinois man was found dead Monday after going missing over the weekend in Little Rock, Arkansas . The Little Rock Police Department located the body of 28-year-old Brennan Willis in the Arkansas River. A cause of death ... and more »
Records detail GIF guidance - Mcrecordonline5/16/2018 8:35:04 AM
Mcrecordonline Records detail GIF guidance Mcrecordonline Documents provided to The Madison County Record by the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District (WAPDD) and the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District (NWAEDD) detail hundreds of thousands of General Improvement Fund .... Other GIF ...
Other days - Arkansas Online5/16/2018 4:08:46 AM
Other days Arkansas Online RUSSELLVILLE -- The earth embankment supplementing the large concrete dam of the Arkansas Water and Power Company, six miles north of this city, gave way yesterday because of the high water, leaving Russellville temporarily without water supply. It is ...
Made in Chattanooga - All Things Nuclear5/10/2018 3:45:54 PM
All Things Nuclear Made in Chattanooga All Things Nuclear What do the Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 2, Beaver Valley Unit 1, Beaver Valley Unit 2, Big Rock Point, Callaway, Calvert Cliffs Unit 1, Calvert Cliffs Unit 2, Catawba Unit 2, Comanche Peak Unit 1, Comanche Peak Unit 2, Connecticut Yankee, Cooper, Diablo ...
Outdoor briefs - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette5/8/2018 4:18:49 AM
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Outdoor briefs Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The Northwest Arkansas Master Naturalists and Illinois River Watershed Partnership are co-sponsoring a native plant workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Watershed Learning Center in Cave Springs. The workshop will focus on native plant ...
How Scott Pruitt Helped Arkansas Poultry Giants Pollute One of Oklahoma's Prettiest Rivers - The Intercept5/4/2018 8:37:29 AM
The Intercept How Scott Pruitt Helped Arkansas Poultry Giants Pollute One of Oklahoma's Prettiest Rivers The Intercept Even before he was appointed to head the EPA, Pruitt faced questioning about his failure, as Oklahoma attorney general, to implement a standard for phosphorus levels in the Illinois River , which flows from Arkansas into Oklahoma. The river had high ... and more »
Some wonder if phosphorous goals will ever be attained - Tahlequah Daily Press5/4/2018 3:49:30 AM
Tahlequah Daily Press Some wonder if phosphorous goals will ever be attained Tahlequah Daily Press The 0.037 milligrams per liter standard for phosphorus in the Illinois River Watershed has not been met since its adoption. Though water quality has improved over the last 10-20 years, a 2017 report to the Arkansas -Oklahoma Arkansas River Compact ...
In Oklahoma, Critics Say Pruitt Stalled Pollution Case After Taking Industry Funds - NPR5/2/2018 5:15:28 PM
NPR In Oklahoma, Critics Say Pruitt Stalled Pollution Case After Taking Industry Funds NPR Oklahoma and Arkansas have fought for decades over pollution in the Illinois River watershed, and the fight even reached the U.S. Supreme Court. In a 1992 decision, the court held that upstream states like Arkansas have to adhere to the water quality ... Lobbyist helped arrange Scott Pruitt's $100000 trip to Morocco Washington Post all 411 news articles »
Modeling finished for Illinois River - Arkansas Online4/29/2018 4:19:01 AM
Arkansas Online Modeling finished for Illinois River Arkansas Online The U.S. Environmental Protect Agency has finalized modeling for Illinois River conditions, nearly three years after a draft model was released. This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. Stories can be purchased individually for ... and more »
LETTER: Pruitt, Trump screwed us royally - Tahlequah Daily Press4/25/2018 3:52:08 AM
Tahlequah Daily Press LETTER: Pruitt, Trump screwed us royally Tahlequah Daily Press EPA has merely released a model it hopes Arkansas and Oklahoma will use to arrive at TMDLs for the Illinois River and Tenkiller Lake. This is a far cry from what we were hoping for. STIR had hoped EPA would lay down the law to point source and nonpoint ...
Mississippi River News ItemsShooting closes eastbound I-40 in West Memphis - The Commercial Appeal5/21/2018 7:55:38 PM
The Commercial Appeal Shooting closes eastbound I-40 in West Memphis The Commercial Appeal Highway officials recommend motorists consider crossing the Mississippi River using I-55. The Arkansas Department of Transportation posted on Twitter: Crittenden Co: I-40 EB is closed due to an active crime scene in West Memphis (mile marker 280). and more »
Johnson County leader had life-changing kayak adventure at 22. At 64, he wants repeat - Kansas City Star5/21/2018 1:01:14 PM
Kansas City Star Johnson County leader had life-changing kayak adventure at 22. At 64, he wants repeat Kansas City Star He was able to resume his journey through Oklahoma and Arkansas , where he was hired to work on a barge towboat at Fort Smith for 10 days and went through the 19 locks and dams on the way to the Mississippi River . From there he kayaked to New ...
Good Morning! - KWTX5/21/2018 7:33:24 AM
KWTX Good Morning! KWTX On May 21, 1542—476 years ago today--Spanish Explorer Hernando de Soto died of a fever while searching for gold along the Mississippi River in present day Arkansas , almost three years to the day after he and an Army of about 600 first sighted land on ... and more »
Louisiana Purchase a terrible deal, Trump says - Arkansas Online5/19/2018 2:47:41 AM
Arkansas Online Louisiana Purchase a terrible deal, Trump says Arkansas Online For the record, the Louisiana Territory included everything from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and the Port of New Orleans to Canada. Being the ... 1, when the Arkansas consulate will be established in what is now the Conway offices of Rep.
Bottlenecks hold water on WMA - Arkansas Online5/17/2018 3:32:31 AM
Bottlenecks hold water on WMA Arkansas Online High water in the Mississippi River prevented the Arkansas River from draining, and high water in the Arkansas River prevented water from draining from Bayou Meto WMA, which finally drained within the last two weeks. "I've been here 28 years, and this ...
PHILIP MARTIN: Welcome to the Boomtown - Arkansas Online5/15/2018 3:31:56 AM
Arkansas Online PHILIP MARTIN: Welcome to the Boomtown Arkansas Online In the longest run, it's a futile enterprise, like trying to redirect the Mississippi River . You can do a little, maybe more than a little, with some paint and bond money, but eventually gravity overcomes human ingenuity and endeavor. Our engineering ...
Endangered species protection sought for lake sturgeon - Wisconsin Gazette5/14/2018 11:57:05 AM
Courthouse News Service Endangered species protection sought for lake sturgeon Wisconsin Gazette Lake sturgeon in Minnesota, Lake Superior, the Missouri River, Ohio River, Arkansas -White River and lower Mississippi River are more endangered. Sturgeon in Lake Michigan and the upper Mississippi River basin may qualify as threatened. Lake sturgeon ... Endangered Species Protection Sought for Iconic Lake Sturgeon Center for Biological Diversity (press release) all 5 news articles »
They're coming for you, Mississippi: How to fight gnats with home remedies (and other tips) - Jackson Clarion Ledger5/9/2018 2:53:45 PM
Jackson Clarion Ledger They're coming for you, Mississippi: How to fight gnats with home remedies (and other tips) Jackson Clarion Ledger (Here's an interesting tidbit from one such extension service in Arkansas: A severe outbreak of buffalo gnats in 1931 caused the death of more than 1,000 mules along the lower Mississippi River . Arkansas doesn't play around when it comes to striking ...
Arkansas police officer killed by stray bullet while in his home - ABC News4/29/2018 2:44:01 AM
ABC News Arkansas police officer killed by stray bullet while in his home ABC News Johnson lived in West Memphis, Arkansas , just over the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee, but was a police officer with the Forrest City Police Department. Forrest City is located about 40 miles west of West Memphis. Neighbors told WATN they ... Off-duty Arkansas police officer killed by stray gunshot UPI.com Forrest City Police Officer Shot And Killed At Home www.localmemphis.com Forrest City police officer shot and killed inside West Memphis home wreg.com GoFundMe - FOX13 Memphis all 76 news articles »
Water Resources News ItemsIndia's Modi goes to restive Kashmir - Arkansas Online5/20/2018 4:22:45 AM
Arkansas Online India's Modi goes to restive Kashmir Arkansas Online The neighboring countries signed the treaty in 1960, brokered by the World Bank, to share the vast water resources from the Indus River system, which supplies water to both. On Friday, Pakistan expressed serious concerns over the project's inauguration. and more »
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission: Strategic Plan FY 2018 –FY 2019 - JD Supra (press release)5/14/2018 3:04:29 PM
JD Supra (press release) Arkansas Natural Resources Commission: Strategic Plan FY 2018 –FY 2019 JD Supra (press release) ANRC has been tasked by the Arkansas General Assembly to establish policy and make funding and regulatory decisions relative to soil conservation, nutrient management, water rights, dam safety and water resources planning in development. The agency ...
Investors taking long view of water-infrastructure funds - Arkansas Online5/11/2018 2:52:00 AM
Arkansas Online Investors taking long view of water-infrastructure funds Arkansas Online Several exchange-traded funds invest in water-related stocks, including PowerShares Water Resources ETF, First Trust ISE Water Index Fund and Tortoise Water Fund. Each holds shares in U.S. water utilities, such as American Water Works, infrastructure ...
Water of life - NWAOnline5/11/2018 2:47:00 AM
NWAOnline Water of life NWAOnline I now live in a city where, thanks to Central Arkansas Water, we are blessed with excellent water resources and an efficient wastewater system. Hearing of the situation of Flint, Mich., where water is contaminated, or disaster areas where there is no ... Tension Bubbles Up Over Water Infrastructure Bill in Senate Route Fifty all 2 news articles »
Water conservation field day highlights advancements in water savings - High Plains Journal5/8/2018 9:10:19 AM
High Plains Journal Water conservation field day highlights advancements in water savings High Plains Journal The city of Garden City and the Upper Arkansas Regional Advisory Committee hosted a Water Conservation Field Day, April 13, in Garden City. ... Kansas has access to information about its water resources and water use and that's important, Streeter said.
How Scott Pruitt Helped Arkansas Poultry Giants Pollute One of Oklahoma's Prettiest Rivers - The Intercept5/4/2018 8:37:29 AM
The Intercept How Scott Pruitt Helped Arkansas Poultry Giants Pollute One of Oklahoma's Prettiest Rivers The Intercept Even before he was appointed to head the EPA, Pruitt faced questioning about his failure, as Oklahoma attorney general, to implement a standard for phosphorus levels in the Illinois River, which flows from Arkansas into Oklahoma. The river had high ... and more »
Planning a river rafting adventure in the West? Things are looking up - Los Angeles Times4/24/2018 9:02:03 AM
Los Angeles Times Planning a river rafting adventure in the West? Things are looking up Los Angeles Times The snowpack above the popular whitewater run on the Arkansas River near Salida, Colo., is about 80% of normal, so there should be adequate water for mellow to action-packed single and multi-day trips. For outfitters, see the Arkansas River Outfitters ...