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 28 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 Forestry Commission
- 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
Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center (APAC)
- Little Rock, AR
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Forrest City Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Forrest City, AR
Fort Smith Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Ft. Smith, AR
Jonesboro Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Jonesboro, AR
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
USDA Rural Development - Arkansas Office
- Little Rock, AR
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.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, 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 68 resources serving Arkansas Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Illinois River Organizations & Professionals serving Arkansas Valley Region
Geologists / Hydrologists
ATOKA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Overton, PG - President & CEO - Hot Springs, AR
David R. Williamson, RPG
CRC, LLC International Archaeology & Ecology Consultants - Environmental Geologist - Chappell Hill, TX
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Fogarty Land and Environmental
Michael Fogarty - Earth Scientist - Canaan, NH
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Bob Boagni, P.E. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
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 Forestry Commission
- 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
Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center (APAC)
- Little Rock, AR
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Forrest City Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Forrest City, AR
Fort Smith Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Ft. Smith, AR
Jonesboro Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Jonesboro, AR
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
USDA Rural Development - Arkansas Office
- Little Rock, AR
Licensed Water Well Contractors
Anderson Engineering Consultants
Jeffery W. Walker - Little Rock, AR
Andrews & Foster Drilling Company
Donald A. Foster - President - Athens, 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
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.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, 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
Bubba Groves - Private Lands Assistant Supervisor - Monticello, 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
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
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.
Gary Tucker - 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 25 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
Bubba Groves - Private Lands Assistant Supervisor - Monticello, 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
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
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.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
 

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Arkansas weekly fishing report - North Texas e-News
7/21/2019 6:48:51 PM
Arkansas weekly fishing report    North Texas e-News CENTRAL ARKANSAS. Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir. NOTICE: AGFC employees and contractors using airboats will be conducting foliar ...

Loans will allow homes to avoid tainted well - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/20/2019 4:15:07 AM
Loans will allow homes to avoid tainted well    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette BENTONVILLE -- Loan money will allow a small water district with a tainted well to connect to another source in Benton County. The Arkansas Natural ...

Remnants of Barry drench parts of southwest Arkansas - KATU
7/16/2019 11:42:00 AM
Remnants of Barry drench parts of southwest Arkansas    KATU ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — The remnants of a massive tropical storm have soaked parts of Arkansas, causing flash flooding in rural areas and prompting the ...

Arkansas To Buy Out Hog Farm Poised Upstream Of Buffalo National River - National Parks Traveler
7/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas To Buy Out Hog Farm Poised Upstream Of Buffalo National River    National Parks Traveler The state of Arkansas is using $6.2 million from its "rainy day" fund to buy out a hog farm that posed a pollution threat to Buffalo National River.

Dark vision: Giant squid makes rare pass at deep-sea camera - Arkansas Online
7/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dark vision: Giant squid makes rare pass at deep-sea camera    Arkansas Online In the pitch black waters almost 2500 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a thin, undulating arm emerges from the gloom.

In the news - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
In the news    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Paul Neilson, 51, of Lisbon, N.H., is accused of forging a police report to support his excuse to his boss that he was late because an officer had given him a ...

Pick for Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is panel's youngest ever - Camden News
6/28/2019 12:21:09 PM
Pick for Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is panel's youngest ever    Camden News Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday appointed a Little Rock woman to a seven-year term on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Pick for Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is first woman appointed to full term - Arkansas Online
6/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Pick for Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is first woman appointed to full term    Arkansas Online Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday appointed a Little Rock woman to a seven-year term on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Records show state allowed years of violations in Bethel Heights - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Records show state allowed years of violations in Bethel Heights    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette BETHEL HEIGHTS -- The city's wastewater treatment plant has been out of compliance for the better half of five years, and the state agency responsible for the ...

USDA reverses decision to close rural Job Corps centers, including Franklin Co. location - talkbusiness.net
6/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
USDA reverses decision to close rural Job Corps centers, including Franklin Co. location    talkbusiness.net Following public outcry nationwide and pushback from some Arkansas congressional members over the past three weeks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

New Bentonville Exhibit Connects Environment to Art | Arkansas News - U.S. News & World Report
6/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
New Bentonville Exhibit Connects Environment to Art | Arkansas News    U.S. News & World Report BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The connection between art and nature guides the latest temporary exhibit at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Arkansas Valley looking at a good water year - Fence Post
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Valley looking at a good water year    Fence Post The mountain run off in the Arkansas River is later than usual, which is not news to farmers who have been experiencing lower than normal temperatures and ...

State strikes deal to remove hog farm from Buffalo River watershed: UPDATE - Arkansas Times
6/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
State strikes deal to remove hog farm from Buffalo River watershed: UPDATE    Arkansas Times Gov. Asa Hutchinson used an appearance before the Arkansas Municipal League today to announce that a deal had been struck to remove the C and H factory ...

Colorado rafting companies warned of high water on Arkansas River - The Denver Post
6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado rafting companies warned of high water on Arkansas River    The Denver Post Commercial rafting companies are avoiding three sections of the Arkansas River in Colorado after high water level advisories were issued.

Officials: Arkansas River Levels Drop, but Still Not Safe - U.S. News & World Report
6/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Officials: Arkansas River Levels Drop, but Still Not Safe    U.S. News & World Report LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas River is receding and conditions are improving, but boaters should stay away because the water is still dangerously ...

River nearing all-time record at Pine Bluff - Pine Bluff Commercial
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
River nearing all-time record at Pine Bluff    Pine Bluff Commercial The Arkansas River is expected to crest at 51.5 feet on Friday, up from the previously projected crest of 51 feet, according to the National Weather *Service*.

Arkansas swimming holes await: Ten state parks offer beaches for swimming and sunning - NWAOnline
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas swimming holes await: Ten state parks offer beaches for swimming and sunning    NWAOnline When Arkansans talk about going to the beach, it's a good guess that they're planning a seaside vacation to the Florida Panhandle or the Texas Gulf Coast.

Delta counties brace for rise in the Arkansas River - Magnoliareporter
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Delta counties brace for rise in the Arkansas River    Magnoliareporter McGEHEE – While farmers in southeastern Arkansas prepare for the rising Arkansas River, some of their colleagues are coping with the opposite problem: dry ...

Arkansas River levee breaches threaten homes, farmland - EastTexasMatters.com
6/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River levee breaches threaten homes, farmland    EastTexasMatters.com Heavy rains in the central United States have caused levees to breach along the Mississippi and Arkansas Rivers, which may eventually put thousands of ...

Record floods breach Arkansas levee, overtop 2 in Missouri - WZTV
5/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Record floods breach Arkansas levee, overtop 2 in Missouri    WZTV LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Relentless flooding in the central U. S. on Friday inundated communities and damaged or spilled over levees on three major rivers in ...

Arkansas River tops 2 levees amid forecasters' concerns - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River tops 2 levees amid forecasters' concerns    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 1:43 p.m.. Rising waters from the Arkansas River topped two flood levees Tuesday morning, including one protecting an area with nearly 300 people in Perry ...

Arkansas River crests after near-historic flooding; danger still remains - Enid News & Eagle
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River crests after near-historic flooding; danger still remains    Enid News & Eagle MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Donna Powell's recollection of near-historic flooding is similar to scores of others who live along the Arkansas River, or any overflowing ...

Wichitan pulls freakishly big fish out of the Ark River. Experts say it’s a good thing - Wichita Eagle
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wichitan pulls freakishly big fish out of the Ark River. Experts say it’s a good thing    Wichita Eagle Jose Hernandez, a Wichita fisherman, caught a 56.7-pound flathead catfish out of the Arkansas River at the Lincoln Street Dam on Sunday. The river has been ...

Trump to kill 1100 jobs in rural job corps program, including Arkansas facility - Arkansas Times
5/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump to kill 1100 jobs in rural job corps program, including Arkansas facility    Arkansas Times The Trump administration announced Friday that it would end a Forest *Service* program that provides free job training to disadvantaged young people at rural ...

Corps updates flow forecast for Arkansas River - Russellville Courier
5/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Corps updates flow forecast for Arkansas River    Russellville Courier The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers updated the flow forecast Thursday for the Arkansas River in Arkansas as rain continues to fall in the river's drainage b.

Hummingbird haven surrounded by 1800 acres in Arkansas - THV11.com KTHV
5/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hummingbird haven surrounded by 1800 acres in Arkansas    THV11.com KTHV The Potlatch Conservation Education Center at Cook's Lake is open for programs year round.

Central Arkansas Wildlife fishing report - News - Log Cabin Democrat
5/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Central Arkansas Wildlife fishing report - News    Log Cabin Democrat Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir NOTICE: AGFC employees and contractors using airboats will be conducting foliar applications of EPA-approved ...

Arkansas to open 'Monument Trails,' a collection of destination mountain biking trails - talkbusiness.net
5/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas to open 'Monument Trails,' a collection of destination mountain biking trails    talkbusiness.net Arkansas State Parks will begin opening Monument Trails, a collection of destination mountain biking trails, throughout the state in June. The trails will merge ...

Arkansas Passes Significant NFA Gun Law Reforms in 2019 - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
5/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Passes Significant NFA Gun Law Reforms in 2019    AmmoLand Shooting Sports News Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In 2019, Arkansas passed gun law reform for silencers, other NFA items, and cut concealed handgun permit fees in half. The State of ...

Spring has Ozarks outdoors on fast track - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Spring has Ozarks outdoors on fast track    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Ah, April in Arkansas, and what a lovely April it's been. The dogwoods have been stunning this month, and the fishing is good. If it's hiking, biking, mushroom ...

Northwest Arkansas town looks for new water source - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Northwest Arkansas town looks for new water source    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette There's just one rule when people visit Jon Fricke's getaway home: Don't drink the water.

Warming trend means Arkansas River wont meet demand - La Junta Tribune Democrat
4/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Warming trend means Arkansas River wont meet demand    La Junta Tribune Democrat The message came in three different voices: Climate change and global warming are here, and they will shrink Colorado's rivers and water supply."We are ...

Big Ideas for Arkansas 2019 - Arkansas Times
4/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Big Ideas for Arkansas 2019    Arkansas Times In a near-annual tradition, the Arkansas Times recently solicited suggestions from thinking people — from experts to the creative-minded — on how to improve ...

Arkansas trout permit increase to benefit world-class fisheries - Hot Springs Village Voice
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas trout permit increase to benefit world-class fisheries    Hot Springs Village Voice With the signing of Senate Bill 486 on April 11, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas General Assembly have started the ball rolling to maintain the fantastic ...

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame announces 5th annual inductees - talkbusiness.net
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame announces 5th annual inductees    talkbusiness.net The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame (AWHOF) has released its fifth annual class of inductees — seven women and one organization that have made significant ...

Alan Fortenberry - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Alan Fortenberry    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette On a recent March morning, the beautifully landscaped campus of the Beaver Water District headquarters is overrun with school-age kids, all darting to and fro ...

Nature center set for region - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nature center set for region    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A stream to walk and splash in. An up-close look at a hibernating bear in its den. The feeling of a “nibble” on the end of a fishing line.

In lawsuit, Arkansas farmers, landowners blame Corps for flood losses - Arkansas Online
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
In lawsuit, Arkansas farmers, landowners blame Corps for flood losses    Arkansas Online A group of 131 Arkansas farmers and landowners who live and work along the White River and its tributaries -- mostly in Prairie and Monroe counties -- sued the ...

Arkansas farm-permits bill progresses; authority shift given Senate nod - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas farm-permits bill progresses; authority shift given Senate nod    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A bill that would transfer hog and other farm permitting authority from one state agency to another passed in the Arkansas Senate on Tuesday after a brief ...

EPA reviewing impact of proposal to ease hog waste regulation - Arkansas Times
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
EPA reviewing impact of proposal to ease hog waste regulation    Arkansas Times The regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency has told Arkansas it's reviewing legislation to shift oversight of liquid animal waste handling ...

Senate committee approves bill to loosen regulation of liquid animal waste - Arkansas Times
3/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Senate committee approves bill to loosen regulation of liquid animal waste    Arkansas Times A Senate committee today approved SB 550 to transfer regulation of liquid animal waste from the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to the Arkansas ...

Arkansas, Utah lawmakers pass 18-week abortion bans - CBS News
3/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas, Utah lawmakers pass 18-week abortion bans    CBS News Lawmakers in Arkansas and Utah sent their governors legislation Wednesday banning most abortions 18 weeks into a woman's pregnancy, moving the states ...

Boil order issued for water authority - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Boil order issued for water authority    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A boil order for customers of Benton County Water Authority No. 5 will likely last through the weekend, an official said Thursday.

Pipe problems put city in stinky situation - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Pipe problems put city in stinky situation    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Much of the 9 miles of pipe between the regional wastewater plant and the city needs to be repaired or replaced less than a decade after being installed.

Before LR city board: Cooperating with feds on illegal immigration UPDATE - Arkansas Times
2/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Before LR city board: Cooperating with feds on illegal immigration UPDATE    Arkansas Times Also noted on the Little Rock City Board agenda: A resolution pledging cooperation with the federal government to “stem illegal immigration.” UPDATE: It ...

Pushing for a More Sustainable Arkansas - amppob.com
1/31/2019 4:46:30 PM
Pushing for a More Sustainable Arkansas    amppob.com Multiple organizations and businesses across the state of Arkansas are doing their part and playing a significant role in taking the steps necessary to make the ...

Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission dismisses hog farm permit denial appeal - Baxter Bulletin
1/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission dismisses hog farm permit denial appeal    Baxter Bulletin The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission on Friday dismissed a Newton County hog farm's appeal of its permit denial.

Arkansas waterfowl report - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas waterfowl report    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette While reports indicate that there has been some duck hunting success in various spots around Arkansas over the past three splits, many hunters have been left ...

Man found dead inside burned Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building - KOAA 5
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Man found dead inside burned Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building    KOAA 5 A man's body was found as firefighters went through the remains of the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building that caught fire in Rocky Ford ...

21st Annual Arkansas Soil and Water Conference is Jan. 30 - ASU News
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
21st Annual Arkansas Soil and Water Conference is Jan. 30    ASU News JONESBORO – The 21st annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Expo at Arkansas State University will address the latest issues and trends ...

Farmers and Legislators Gather for 2019 Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting - amppob.com
1/8/2019 4:08:04 PM
Farmers and Legislators Gather for 2019 Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting    amppob.com Rice farmers from around Arkansas and the Mid-South gathered on Tuesday, Jan. 8, for the Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting at the Grand Prairie Center in ...

Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame to add five new members - talkbusiness.net
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame to add five new members    talkbusiness.net The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame will induct five individuals whose leadership and *service* have brought distinction to the state's largest business sector.

A mural to move Little Rock forward - Arkansas Times
12/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
A mural to move Little Rock forward    Arkansas Times When artist Joe Jones painted a dramatic mural depicting the misery of sharecropping, the plight of coal miners and the lynching and burning of a black man ...

Gordon Watkins helms an effort to 'Save the Buffalo River – Again' - Arkansas Times
12/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Gordon Watkins helms an effort to 'Save the Buffalo River – Again'    Arkansas Times Forty minutes and six seconds into my phone conversation with Gordon Watkins, president of the Buffalo River Watershed Alliance, his abiding reticence finally ...

West Fork sewer project gets state funding - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Fork sewer project gets state funding    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A long-planned upgrade to the West Fork sewer system is closer to realization with the approval of a package of three loans from the state Natural Resources ...

Environmental groups pan Oklahoma-Arkansas water quality agreement - Tulsa World
11/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Environmental groups pan Oklahoma-Arkansas water quality agreement    Tulsa World While state agencies tout headway gained with a new Arkansas-Oklahoma agreement on water quality, environmental groups are not sold on its potential.

Conservation Groups Criticize Joint Oklahoma-Arkansas Plan For Sensitive Watershed - KOSU
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Conservation Groups Criticize Joint Oklahoma-Arkansas Plan For Sensitive Watershed    KOSU Environment and agriculture officials in Oklahoma and Arkansas signed an agreement pledging continuing cooperation in developing a plan that addresses.

Exploring the White River Refuge with biologist Matt Moran - Arkansas Times
11/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Exploring the White River Refuge with biologist Matt Moran    Arkansas Times Deep in the Delta, just a few miles north of where the White and the Arkansas rivers merge and pour into the Mississippi, you'll find the largest tree in the state.

Water Well Trust Receives USDA Grant for Arkansas Water Well Projects - PR Newswire
10/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Water Well Trust Receives USDA Grant for Arkansas Water Well Projects    PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Water Well Trust, a national nonprofit helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has ...

Hutchinson announces reorganization plan - Arkansas Times
10/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hutchinson announces reorganization plan    Arkansas Times Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced today his plan to reduce the number of cabinet-level state agencies from 42 to 15. He said the plan would improve delivery of ...

Hummingbird season in Arkansas | Fluttering friends are here to stay till October - THV11.com KTHV
8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hummingbird season in Arkansas | Fluttering friends are here to stay till October    THV11.com KTHV Hummingbird season is here in Arkansas! These fluttery fellows are here until October, when they migrate for the winter.

20th Annual Arkansas Soil and Water Conference is Jan. 31 - ASU News
1/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
20th Annual Arkansas Soil and Water Conference is Jan. 31    ASU News JONESBORO – The 20th annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Expo at Arkansas State University will address the latest issues and trends ...

Arkansas Rice Farmers Test Water-Saving Technique - AgWeb
4/26/2017 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Rice Farmers Test Water-Saving Technique    AgWeb Generations of Arkansas rice growers who farmed the flood plains near the Mississippi River had little reason to pay attention to water supplies or their impact on ...

Illinois River News Items
Poultry waste tracking report | News - Muskogee Daily Phoenix
7/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Poultry waste tracking report | News    Muskogee Daily Phoenix Land applications of poultry waste in the Illinois River watershed west of the Arkansas state line declined for the first time in fiscal year 2018 after trending the ...

Haak announces run to replace Douglas - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/12/2019 2:01:00 AM
Haak announces run to replace Douglas    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Delia Haak will run to replace retiring state Rep. Dan Douglas, R-Bentonville, for the Republican nomination as the House District 91 representative, she said in ...

Republican announces bid for District 91 House seat - talkbusiness.net
7/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Republican announces bid for District 91 House seat    talkbusiness.net Delia Haak will announce her candidacy Monday (July 15) for the District 91 seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives. An event is scheduled at noon on ...

Yearlong work to shutter park at Bentonville - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Yearlong work to shutter park at Bentonville    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Lake Bentonville Park closes for nearly a year today for a major renovation.

Authorities investigate body found in Illinois River - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Authorities investigate body found in Illinois River    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette WATTS, Okla. -- Grand River Dam Authority Police and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation are investigating a body found in the Illinois River on ...

NWA fishing report - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
NWA fishing report    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette BEAVER LAKE. Black bass are prowling the flooded bushes. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker recommends fishing around bushes with spinner baits, ...

Upper Miss Open, Arkansas Closure Remains - The Waterways Journal - The Waterways Journal
6/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Upper Miss Open, Arkansas Closure Remains - The Waterways Journal    The Waterways Journal Weekly journal focused on inland marine, towboat, barge, river, shipbuilding, jobs, training and other maritime news.

Flooding assessed in Washington, Benton counties - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flooding assessed in Washington, Benton counties    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette FAYETTEVILLE -- Officials got to work Monday assessing damage and lingering issues from the weekend's storms and flooding. The Washington Water ...

Wastewater woes remain in spotlight in Bethel Heights - Arkansas Online
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wastewater woes remain in spotlight in Bethel Heights    Arkansas Online The city's wastewater treatment plant in Bethel Heights has been out of compliance for the better half of five years, and the state agency responsible for the ...

Records show state allowed years of violations in Bethel Heights - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Records show state allowed years of violations in Bethel Heights    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette BETHEL HEIGHTS -- The city's wastewater treatment plant has been out of compliance for the better half of five years, and the state agency responsible for the ...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Kayakers ride the waves at the Siloam Springs Kayak Park - NWAOnline
6/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Kayakers ride the waves at the Siloam Springs Kayak Park    NWAOnline Danner Hutchison, a University of Arkansas student from Dripping Springs, Texas, practices eskimo rolls on Wednesday June 19 2019 at the Siloam Springs ...

Mississippi, Arkansas Rivers Subject To Further Flooding Through Saturday - Newsweek
6/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi, Arkansas Rivers Subject To Further Flooding Through Saturday    Newsweek Flood warnings continue for the Mississippi and Arkansas Rivers, with snowmelt expected to contribute to the heavy rainfall seen over the past month.

New flood warning for Arkansas River through the weekend - 40/29tv Fort Smith/Fayetteville
6/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
New flood warning for Arkansas River through the weekend    40/29tv Fort Smith/Fayetteville 40/29 Meteorologist Laura Huckabee updates you on the new flood warnings impacting people along 3 major rivers.

Floods hit Washington County; heavy rains lead to closures of bridge, roads, 2 highways - Arkansas Online
6/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Floods hit Washington County; heavy rains lead to closures of bridge, roads, 2 highways    Arkansas Online Flash flooding Thursday night closed two state highways in Washington County along with a number of county roads.

County panel backs site plan for RV park - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
County panel backs site plan for RV park    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Benton County's Planning Board on Wednesday night unanimously approved the site plan for a recreational vehicle park.

More rain during early June could push river levels higher, expand flooding in central US - AccuWeather.com
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
More rain during early June could push river levels higher, expand flooding in central US    AccuWeather.com As waters reach levels seldom seen along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers and reach new heights along portions of the Arkansas and Illinois rivers, the risk of ...

Levee Breaches Flood Central US Towns - DTN The Progressive Farmer
6/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Levee Breaches Flood Central US Towns    DTN The Progressive Farmer LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Crews were making a "last ditch effort" on Saturday to save low-lying parts of a small Arkansas city from floodwaters pouring through a ...

May Rainfall Smashed Monthly Records, Leading to Record River Flooding in Parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas - The Weather Channel
5/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
May Rainfall Smashed Monthly Records, Leading to Record River Flooding in Parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas    The Weather Channel Heavy rainfall over the past few weeks shattered all-time May records, swelling rivers to record levels in parts of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.

Trump declares disaster in Louisiana - Arkansas Online
5/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump declares disaster in Louisiana    Arkansas Online President Donald Trump signed a federal disaster declaration for Louisiana, days before the planned opening of the Morganza Spillway. Opening the spillway ...

The Latest: Residents seek shelter after river floods homes - The Associated Press
5/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Latest: Residents seek shelter after river floods homes    The Associated Press 2:45 p.m.. Temporary shelters are housing hundreds of residents who have lost their homes in flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. Thomas Lindley was ...

Multimillion-Dollar Whitewater Paddling Park Closer to Reality, Not Far from Springfield - OzarksFirst.com
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Multimillion-Dollar Whitewater Paddling Park Closer to Reality, Not Far from Springfield    OzarksFirst.com SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A section of the Illinois River near Siloam Springs, Arkansas, is on track to be turned into a whitewater paddling park — funded largely by ...

Arkansas governor calls for postponing hog-farm bill - Arkansas Online
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas governor calls for postponing hog-farm bill    Arkansas Online Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday that he hopes state lawmakers don't proceed with a bill that would change how concentrated animal feeding ...

CN in contact with GRDA on Illinois River white water park - Cherokee Phoenix
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
CN in contact with GRDA on Illinois River white water park    Cherokee Phoenix WATTS – There are still some hurdles to jump, but the Illinois River may soon have a white water park near the Oklahoma-Arkansas border, and interests have ...

Siloam Springs to Get Multi-Million Dollar White Water Park - KNWA
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Siloam Springs to Get Multi-Million Dollar White Water Park    KNWA SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark.--(KNWA) - One Northwest Arkansas city will be getting a multi-million dollar water park that's expected to bring in millions in tourism.

States Agree to Reduce Pollution in Illinois River - kuaf.com
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
States Agree to Reduce Pollution in Illinois River    kuaf.com Arkansas and Oklahoma have agreed on developing a collaborative watershed management plan for the Illinois River Watershed. Oklahoma has long fought ...

Rains raising river's phosphorus - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rains raising river's phosphorus    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette An increase in water flow has caused phosphorous concentrations in the Illinois River watershed to rise, according to a state natural resources official.

Environmental groups pan Oklahoma-Arkansas water quality agreement - Tulsa World
11/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Environmental groups pan Oklahoma-Arkansas water quality agreement    Tulsa World While state agencies tout headway gained with a new Arkansas-Oklahoma agreement on water quality, environmental groups are not sold on its potential.

Oklahoma keeps Illinois River standard - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oklahoma keeps Illinois River standard    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Oklahoma will keep its standard for phosphorus in the Illinois River, rejecting a lower concentration recommended by a university and a committee.

Arkansas/Oklahoma Memorandum of Agreement Announced: Illinois River Watershed Collaboration - JD Supra
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas/Oklahoma Memorandum of Agreement Announced: Illinois River Watershed Collaboration    JD Supra The states of Arkansas and Oklahoma announced on November 14th the execution of a document titled: Memorandum of Agreement by and Between the ...

Oklahoma, Arkansas agree to create cleanup plan for Illinois River - Journal Record
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oklahoma, Arkansas agree to create cleanup plan for Illinois River    Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Amid a decades-long dispute over water quality standards for the Illinois River watershed, state officials in Oklahoma and Arkansas have ...

Arkansas, Oklahoma agencies agree to clean up Illinois River - 4029tv
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas, Oklahoma agencies agree to clean up Illinois River    4029tv Arkansas and Oklahoma state agencies have signed an agreement which commits the states to work together to address concerns about water quality in the ...

Drift down lazy river - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Drift down lazy river    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette When tinges of color appear in the trees and mornings turn brisk and refreshing, paddlers who ply the Ozarks' streams begin thinking about a fall foliage float.

$1.4M earmarked for Illinois River for cleanup projects - Arkansas Online
9/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
$1.4M earmarked for Illinois River for cleanup projects    Arkansas Online About $1.4 million appropriated more than a decade ago to help the Illinois River will be distributed to applicants who want to implement practices to improve the ...

Arkansas Nonprofit Aims To Restore 20 Miles Of Illinois River - News On 6
9/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Nonprofit Aims To Restore 20 Miles Of Illinois River    News On 6 Arkansas officials are distributing about $1.4 million appropriated to improve the Illinois River more than a decade ago to applicants who want to implement ...

NW Arkansas cities revisit water proposal - Arkansas Online
9/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
NW Arkansas cities revisit water proposal    Arkansas Online A group of Northwest Arkansas cities is amending its proposal for a statewide nutrient pollution trading program after receiving dozens of comments from people ...

ADEQ releases draft plan for troubled Arkansas water resources, seeks public comment - talkbusiness.net
7/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
ADEQ releases draft plan for troubled Arkansas water resources, seeks public comment    talkbusiness.net The state Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) on Thursday (July 26) released a proposed list of impaired natural water bodies in Arkansas that will be ...

Illinois River advocates question off-the-radar EPA move - Tahlequah Daily Press
7/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Illinois River advocates question off-the-radar EPA move    Tahlequah Daily Press Advocates of Oklahoma and Arkansas natural water resources want answers from the Environment Protection Agency, since its approval of Arkansas' 2016 list ...

Historic camp lives on near Siloam Springs - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Historic camp lives on near Siloam Springs    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Campers spent their summers at the Gypsy Camp for Girls, making friends, spending time in nature and enjoying the water of the Illinois River for more than 50 ...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Paddlers keep cool at Siloam Springs Kayak Park - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
PHOTOS, VIDEO: Paddlers keep cool at Siloam Springs Kayak Park    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Expert paddlers and laughing kids in inner tubes shoot the white-capped rapids at Siloam Springs Kayak Park on the Illinois River south of town.

How Scott Pruitt Helped Arkansas Poultry Giants Pollute One of Oklahoma’s Prettiest Rivers - The Intercept
5/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
How Scott Pruitt Helped Arkansas Poultry Giants Pollute One of Oklahoma’s Prettiest Rivers    The Intercept Under Scott Pruitt, the EPA has taken actions that could further undermine Oklahoma's longstanding efforts to clean up the Illinois River.

EPA finalizes guidelines to ebb Illinois River, Tenkiller Lake pollution - Tulsa World
4/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
EPA finalizes guidelines to ebb Illinois River, Tenkiller Lake pollution    Tulsa World After decades of disagreement and litigation, it appears Arkansas and Oklahoma finally will be operating off the same page when it comes to Illinois River and ...

Eight years later: Unresolved 'poultry lawsuit' just one piece of complicated Illinois River portrait - Tulsa World
3/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Eight years later: Unresolved 'poultry lawsuit' just one piece of complicated Illinois River portrait    Tulsa World In 2009, at a peak moment in decades of conflict between Oklahoma and Arkansas over water quality in the Illinois River, one of the 60 witnesses called into ...

Pressure on Arkansas Polluters Behind Recent Illinois River Water Quality Gains - StateImpact Oklahoma
1/16/2014 3:00:00 AM
Pressure on Arkansas Polluters Behind Recent Illinois River Water Quality Gains    StateImpact Oklahoma Former State Attorney General Drew Edmondson filed a lawsuit against the Arkansas poultry industry in 2005. His claim: Chicken waste was polluting the Illinois ...

Mississippi River News Items
Arkansas peach variety wins topi prize at Alabama festival - Magnoliareporter
7/22/2019 1:35:00 AM
Arkansas peach variety wins topi prize at Alabama festival    Magnoliareporter CLANTON, Ala. — Mark Knight wasn't even considering entering a white-fleshed peach in the Chilton County Peach Festival contest in Alabama this year.

Arkansas weekly fishing report - North Texas e-News
7/21/2019 6:48:51 PM
Arkansas weekly fishing report    North Texas e-News CENTRAL ARKANSAS. Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir. NOTICE: AGFC employees and contractors using airboats will be conducting foliar ...

In case you missed it: Barry dumps heavy rain over Louisiana, Arkansas; Deadly mudslides kill over 100 in India, Nepal - AccuWeather.com
7/19/2019 3:39:00 PM
In case you missed it: Barry dumps heavy rain over Louisiana, Arkansas; Deadly mudslides kill over 100 in India, Nepal    AccuWeather.com The first hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season dumped heavy rain over Louisiana as it made landfall last weekend as a Category 1 storm. Barry, which ...

Flows on Arkansas navigation channel in June outpaced those posted in flood of 1986, official said - Tulsa World
7/19/2019 1:20:00 AM
Flows on Arkansas navigation channel in June outpaced those posted in flood of 1986, official said    Tulsa World Flows that have stalled shipping along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System were far faster than those recorded in 1986, the most common ...

Some river traffic returns at Little Rock port - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/18/2019 3:23:33 AM
Some river traffic returns at Little Rock port    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Flooding that stalled barges on the Arkansas River last month has retreated enough to allow limited traffic in and out of the Port of Little Rock.

Arkansas Peach Wins First, Second Place in Premier Alabama Festival - University of Arkansas Newswire
7/18/2019 1:10:14 AM
Arkansas Peach Wins First, Second Place in Premier Alabama Festival    University of Arkansas Newswire Mark Knight wasn't even considering entering a white-fleshed peach in the Chilton County Peach Festival contest in Alabama this year. His daughters talked him ...

Barry has minimal effect on river levels - The Vicksburg Post - Vicksburg Post
7/17/2019 7:24:48 PM
Barry has minimal effect on river levels - The Vicksburg Post    Vicksburg Post The heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Barry that fell in the Arkansas River Basin should not affect the Mississippi River, a meteorologist for the National ...

State's GOP stocks up for '20; Republicans raise cash while Democrats recruit candidates - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/17/2019 9:16:00 AM
State's GOP stocks up for '20; Republicans raise cash while Democrats recruit candidates    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette While Democrats work to recruit strong challengers, members of the all-Republican Arkansas House delegation are stockpiling cash for their own 2020 ...

More than 70 dogs rescued from Arkansas animal shelter after Barry's rain triggers flooding - AccuWeather.com
7/16/2019 10:00:00 PM
More than 70 dogs rescued from Arkansas animal shelter after Barry's rain triggers flooding    AccuWeather.com Barry continues its move further inland, weakening as it pushes north but drenching areas that lie in its path with heavy rainfall and causing flooding in parts of ...

USACE VIDEO: Protecting MKARNS System - Dredging Today
7/16/2019 4:31:22 AM
USACE VIDEO: Protecting MKARNS System    Dredging Today During the 2019 flood in Oklahoma, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS ) flooding – caused by heavy rainfall – halted traffic on the ...

Stakeholders Outline Arkansas Intermodal Project - Transport Topics Online
7/15/2019 2:15:00 PM
Stakeholders Outline Arkansas Intermodal Project    Transport Topics Online [Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Barges carrying shipping containers on the Arkansas River from as far as Asia and Europe is the ...

NASA-NOAA satellite tracking Barry through Louisiana, Arkansas - Phys.Org
7/15/2019 12:40:02 PM
NASA-NOAA satellite tracking Barry through Louisiana, Arkansas    Phys.Org Barry, now a tropical depression, continues moving slowly north through Arkansas and rainfall and flooding remains a concern. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP ...

Arkansas: Job Creation Is Blossoming In The Natural State - Business Facilities Magazine
7/15/2019 9:25:00 AM
Arkansas: Job Creation Is Blossoming In The Natural State    Business Facilities Magazine April was a banner month for economic development in Arkansas, with a haul of more than $200 million in investment and more than 900 new jobs.

Planes, Trains and Barges: Little Rock Port Authority Turns 60 - Arkansas Business Online
7/15/2019 1:00:00 AM
Planes, Trains and Barges: Little Rock Port Authority Turns 60    Arkansas Business Online The head of Union Pacific Railroad said he had cautionary words for President Donald Trump several weeks ago about the country's trade war with China.

Barry Has Arrived In Arkansas: More Light Rain For West AR - KFSM 5Newsonline
7/14/2019 7:26:00 PM
Barry Has Arrived In Arkansas: More Light Rain For West AR    KFSM 5Newsonline Mostly cloudy skies, isolated showers, and cooler air will continue for the first half of the new work week. Tropical Depression Barry has now arrived into ...

Barry loses strength, will bring heavy rain to Eastern Arkansas -- power out in Village area briefly - Magnoliareporter
7/14/2019 4:22:00 PM
Barry loses strength, will bring heavy rain to Eastern Arkansas -- power out in Village area briefly    Magnoliareporter Barry weakened into a tropical depression on Sunday afternoon, bringing light rain to South Arkansas. Rainfall and wind are expected to pick up as the storm's ...

Barry To Track Across Arkansas, Adding To History Of Tropical Systems Impacting The State - KFSM 5Newsonline
7/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Barry To Track Across Arkansas, Adding To History Of Tropical Systems Impacting The State    KFSM 5Newsonline The tropical system in the Gulf has been a trending topic in weather the past few days. That's because of Barry, a tropical cyclone that originated over the ...

TS Barry spinning up to deliver high winds and rains along Mississippi River basin - Magnoliareporter
7/12/2019 7:15:00 AM
TS Barry spinning up to deliver high winds and rains along Mississippi River basin    Magnoliareporter The Magnolia area may expect to receive a glancing blow from Tropical Storm Barry, although the storm's impact may be much greater in Southeast Arkansas.

Tropical Storm Barry may harm Arkansas rice crop - Magnoliareporter
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tropical Storm Barry may harm Arkansas rice crop    Magnoliareporter Arkansas' rice crop, delayed by a wet spring and bludgeoned by high heat, is now facing a triple threat from Tropical Storm Barry, whose remnants are expected ...

Felony conviction makes Arkansas mayor ineligible for office, state says - KATV
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Felony conviction makes Arkansas mayor ineligible for office, state says    KATV The mayor of a southeast Arkansas city faces removal from office over a felony conviction 20 years ago. A complaint filed by the state says that Eudora Mayor ...

Arkansas researchers count Mississippi River Delta turtles - Times Union
7/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas researchers count Mississippi River Delta turtles    Times Union LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has launched a three-year study to track aquatic turtles in the Mississippi River Delta to ...

Glory days: Crumbling old Arkansas grocery also was a theater for minorities and a family's home - Arkansas Online
7/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Glory days: Crumbling old Arkansas grocery also was a theater for minorities and a family's home    Arkansas Online Only a few remnants of the Chu Building's past life could still be seen during a recent visit. Best known for having housed a grocery owned by a Chinese family ...

In flooding, trail's deer likely hiked - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/7/2019 4:03:45 AM
In flooding, trail's deer likely hiked    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette OH, DEER If you've ever spent much time walking, running or cycling through Two Rivers Park in west Little Rock, you are probably familiar with the herd of deer ...

Arkansas Sports Betting Now Live as Oaklawn Opens Sportsbook at Historic... - Casino.Org News
7/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Sports Betting Now Live as Oaklawn Opens Sportsbook at Historic...    Casino.Org News Arkansas became the ninth state to offer sports betting when Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort officially opened its sportsbook at the Hot Springs track on Monday.

Vicksburg District urges recreation site visitors to 'play it safe' du - Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers
7/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Vicksburg District urges recreation site visitors to 'play it safe' du    Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District reminds recreation site visitors across Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas ...

Arkansas teen artists win display space at Capitol Hill tunnel art gallery - Arkansas Online
7/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas teen artists win display space at Capitol Hill tunnel art gallery    Arkansas Online Four young Arkansans have claimed spots in a well-traveled Capitol Hill art gallery -- the tunnelway linking the House chambers to the House office buildings.

State's water adding to dead zone - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/1/2019 2:00:00 AM
State's water adding to dead zone    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Historic flooding along the Arkansas River will cause environmental issues far away from the Natural State, a federal agency said.

State's water adding to dead zone as nitrogen, other nutrients flow into Gulf, NOAA says - Arkansas Online
6/30/2019 5:30:00 AM
State's water adding to dead zone as nitrogen, other nutrients flow into Gulf, NOAA says    Arkansas Online Historic flooding along the Arkansas River will cause environmental issues far away from the Natural State, a federal agency said.

REX NELSON: Breaching the levee - NWAOnline
6/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
REX NELSON: Breaching the levee    NWAOnline During the recent floods along the Arkansas River, Arkansans became familiar with the levee system and terms such as "breach." Front-page headlines in this ...

Upper Miss Open, Arkansas Closure Remains - The Waterways Journal - The Waterways Journal
6/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Upper Miss Open, Arkansas Closure Remains - The Waterways Journal    The Waterways Journal Weekly journal focused on inland marine, towboat, barge, river, shipbuilding, jobs, training and other maritime news.

Environment notebook - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Environment notebook    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Petition on water on panel's agenda. The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission is to meet Friday to consider an industry petition to begin a ...

Heavy Rain Threat Returns to Flood-Weary Arkansas and Mississippi River Valleys Father's Day Weekend - The Weather Channel
6/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Heavy Rain Threat Returns to Flood-Weary Arkansas and Mississippi River Valleys Father's Day Weekend    The Weather Channel Heavy rain is expected near a stalled front this week, potentially causing flash flooding from the Plains to the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic.

Mississippi, Arkansas Rivers Subject To Further Flooding Through Saturday - Newsweek
6/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi, Arkansas Rivers Subject To Further Flooding Through Saturday    Newsweek Flood warnings continue for the Mississippi and Arkansas Rivers, with snowmelt expected to contribute to the heavy rainfall seen over the past month.

Mississippi River Flooding: High Water Levels Stop Barge Traffic Above St Louis and Illinois, Arkansas Rivers - Newsweek
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi River Flooding: High Water Levels Stop Barge Traffic Above St Louis and Illinois, Arkansas Rivers    Newsweek Flooding along the Arkansas River has taken the life of a man from Texas, with warnings still in place. According to the National Weather *Service* (NWS), Pueblo, ...

Arkansas River Flooding: Catastrophic Midwest flooding threatening farmers' crops - CBS News
6/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River Flooding: Catastrophic Midwest flooding threatening farmers' crops    CBS News Justin Sebo's wheat crop was only two weeks away from harvesting. Now it's gone.

Levee failures along Mississippi, Missouri and Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuation orders - AccuWeather.com
6/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Levee failures along Mississippi, Missouri and Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuation orders    AccuWeather.com Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi, Missouri and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes late last week and over the ...

Mississippi River rising to 'near historic' level as 'catastrophic' flooding possible on Arkansas River - Fox News
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi River rising to 'near historic' level as 'catastrophic' flooding possible on Arkansas River    Fox News Floods that have caused months of misery across the Midwest are expected to get even worse this week as major rivers are forecast to reach record levels and ...

Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River - Arkansas Online
5/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River    Arkansas Online OMAHA, Neb. — Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying millions of tons of grain to market and bringing ...

Rains swell Mississippi River - Arkansas Online
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rains swell Mississippi River    Arkansas Online The Mississippi River is about 4 miles wide and lapping at the levee in Crittenden County, said Jim Pogue, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in ...

Water Resources News Items
Kansas–Oklahoma Arkansas River Commission meeting set for July 25 - High Plains Journal
7/17/2019 4:02:00 PM
Kansas–Oklahoma Arkansas River Commission meeting set for July 25    High Plains Journal The 55th annual meeting of the Kansas–Oklahoma Arkansas River Commission will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 205 SW Frank Phillips Blvd, Bartlesville, ...

Heavener City Council to address water quality - Arkansas News
7/15/2019 6:01:29 AM
Heavener City Council to address water quality    Arkansas News Water issues will be a topic of discussion for the Heavener City Council on Tuesday.State Rep. Lundy Kiger will speak to the Heavener City Council and ...

Strong and Felsenthal receive Rural Services grants of $14,303.46 - El Dorado News-Times
7/10/2019 10:37:03 PM
Strong and Felsenthal receive Rural Services grants of $14,303.46    El Dorado News-Times Governor Asa Hutchinson presented grants totaling $586633.14 to 49 cities and counties throughout Arkansas at a ceremony held May 16 at the annual ...

Distributing the water wealth - News - Bent County Democrat
7/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Distributing the water wealth - News    Bent County Democrat The snow melt is coming down the Arkansas River big time, and it's a balancing game for the Colorado Division of Water Resources, both at the Pueblo ...

Time outdoors leads to more fulfilling lives, research shows - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Time outdoors leads to more fulfilling lives, research shows    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette It's been established that people who spend more time in parks and other natural settings tend to report higher levels of health and happiness, but new research ...

Flood warning issued for La Junta - News - La Junta Tribune Democrat
7/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flood warning issued for La Junta - News    La Junta Tribune Democrat The National Weather *Service* has issued a flood warning for the Arkansas River at La Junta. At this time, the warning remains in effect will continue until Sunday ...

Measuring the flow of the Arkansas River in North La Junta - Fowler Tribune
6/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Measuring the flow of the Arkansas River in North La Junta    Fowler Tribune The Colorado Division of Water Resources measures the flow of the Arkansas River and tributaries with a special device mounted in a miniature boat which is ...

Water Talks: Colorado Water Rights as Private Property Rights - by Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District - The Ark Valley Voice
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water Talks: Colorado Water Rights as Private Property Rights - by Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District    The Ark Valley Voice The misreading of Section 5, Article 16 of the Colorado Constitution has led many citizens to mistakenly assume that all the water of the state belongs.

U of A Student Researcher Wins National Poster Competition - University of Arkansas Newswire
6/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
U of A Student Researcher Wins National Poster Competition    University of Arkansas Newswire Gina Riggio, a doctoral student in the cell and molecular biology program at the University of Arkansas, won first place in the student poster competition during a ...

Officials provide update on Arkansas River flow near La Junta - La Junta Tribune Democrat
6/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Officials provide update on Arkansas River flow near La Junta    La Junta Tribune Democrat Jeanette Myers of the Colorado Division of Water Resources here in La Junta, gave a picture of the Arkansas River on Wednesday, as it was running at 2210 ...

Lake Fayetteville algae back to safe levels, researchers say - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lake Fayetteville algae back to safe levels, researchers say    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Algae level at Lake Fayetteville is again safe, according to researchers who have been testing samples.

Three Join Arkansas Academy of Biological and Agricultural Engineers - University of Arkansas Newswire
5/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Three Join Arkansas Academy of Biological and Agricultural Engineers    University of Arkansas Newswire Alumni Cory Scott, Rusty Tate and Jessica Temple have been inducted into the Arkansas Academy of Biological and Agricultural Engineers.

Trump signs orders making it harder to block pipelines - Arkansas Online
4/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump signs orders making it harder to block pipelines    Arkansas Online CROSBY, Texas — President Donald Trump's support for shifting more power to states on Wednesday faded next to his affinity for oil and gas production, as he ...

Applications for Student Internship in Water Science Due April 19 - University of Arkansas Newswire
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Applications for Student Internship in Water Science Due April 19    University of Arkansas Newswire The Arkansas Water Resources Center at the University of Arkansas is seeking interested students to apply for this summer's internship.

Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit/92nd Arkansas General Assembly: Act 470 Enacted Reducing Threshold Necessary for Homeowner Qualification - JD Supra
3/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit/92nd Arkansas General Assembly: Act 470 Enacted Reducing Threshold Necessary for Homeowner Qualification    JD Supra Governor Hutchinson signed House Bill 1493 which amends the Arkansas Historic Rehabilitation income tax credit. The bill reduces the investment threshold ...

Current and future challenges to Upper Arkansas Basin Water supplies - by Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District - The Ark Valley Voice
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Current and future challenges to Upper Arkansas Basin Water supplies - by Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District    The Ark Valley Voice Most discussions involving water supply or quality require a good examination of the historical perspective of water development. For this reason,

Bent County seeking water quality, restoration grant - News - Bent County Democrat
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bent County seeking water quality, restoration grant - News    Bent County Democrat Mike Weber of the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District, along with Ken Wagner and Roy Davis of the Las Animas Public Works Department, ...

CN in contact with GRDA on Illinois River white water park - Cherokee Phoenix
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
CN in contact with GRDA on Illinois River white water park    Cherokee Phoenix WATTS – There are still some hurdles to jump, but the Illinois River may soon have a white water park near the Oklahoma-Arkansas border, and interests have ...

Drain Smart project expands to North Little Rock, Bryant; artists sought to create storm drain murals - Arkansas Online
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Drain Smart project expands to North Little Rock, Bryant; artists sought to create storm drain murals    Arkansas Online In its fifth year, Drain Smart, a public art program aimed at raising awareness, education and protection of local water resources that has resulted in murals on ...

Victim of Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building fire identified - KOAA 5
1/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Victim of Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building fire identified    KOAA 5 A man's body was discovered by firefighters last week as they sifted through the remains of the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building.

Man found dead inside burned Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building - KOAA 5
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Man found dead inside burned Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building    KOAA 5 A man's body was found as firefighters went through the remains of the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building that caught fire in Rocky Ford ...

Bills filed to reorganize, trim number of state agencies - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bills filed to reorganize, trim number of state agencies    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Two lawmakers filed four bills this week that, if passed, would establish the state Department of Agriculture and three other reorganized agencies as ...

Missouri, Oklahoma make bids for Arkansas ducks - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Missouri, Oklahoma make bids for Arkansas ducks    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Finally, ducks have arrived in Arkansas. We were worried, but apparently bad weather in Missouri moved some ducks south. A friend hunted in southeast ...

West Fork sewer project gets state funding - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Fork sewer project gets state funding    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A long-planned upgrade to the West Fork sewer system is closer to realization with the approval of a package of three loans from the state Natural Resources ...

Contentious water sale could leave Bent, Colo., high and dry - Fence Post
11/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Contentious water sale could leave Bent, Colo., high and dry    Fence Post In its 44 years, 25 of which have been marked by a lawsuit regarding water across the Kansas border, the Lower Arkansas Water Management Association has ...

States Agree to Reduce Pollution in Illinois River - kuaf.com
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
States Agree to Reduce Pollution in Illinois River    kuaf.com Arkansas and Oklahoma have agreed on developing a collaborative watershed management plan for the Illinois River Watershed. Oklahoma has long fought ...

Lower Ark water sold to Springs - Bent County Democrat
11/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lower Ark water sold to Springs    Bent County Democrat An agreement between a member of the Lower Arkansas Water Management Association and the City of Colorado Springs will allow water originally allocated ...

Fort Lyon Canal Company approves LAWMA deal - Ag Journal
11/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fort Lyon Canal Company approves LAWMA deal    Ag Journal An agreement between a member of the Lower Arkansas Water Management Association and the City of Colorado Springs will allow water originally allocated ...

Oklahoma keeps Illinois River standard - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oklahoma keeps Illinois River standard    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Oklahoma will keep its standard for phosphorus in the Illinois River, rejecting a lower concentration recommended by a university and a committee.

Conservation groups criticize joint Oklahoma-Arkansas plan for sensitive watershed - StateImpact Oklahoma
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Conservation groups criticize joint Oklahoma-Arkansas plan for sensitive watershed    StateImpact Oklahoma Environment and agriculture officials in Oklahoma and Arkansas signed an agreement pledging continuing cooperation in developing a plan that addresses ...

Conservation groups disappointed with Illinois River plan by Arkansas, Oklahoma officials - Arkansas Online
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Conservation groups disappointed with Illinois River plan by Arkansas, Oklahoma officials    Arkansas Online OKLAHOMA CITY — Conservation groups are expressing disappointment with an agreement between Oklahoma and Arkansas officials to study ways to ...

Oklahoma environmental agencies announce collaboration with Arkansas to address Illinois River water quality - Tulsa World
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oklahoma environmental agencies announce collaboration with Arkansas to address Illinois River water quality    Tulsa World State environmental agencies in Oklahoma and Arkansas on Wednesday announced the completion of an agreement to address water quality concerns in the ...

Business People of Northwest Arkansas - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
10/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Business People of Northwest Arkansas    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Steve Badger, MBA, FACHE, was named CEO for Northwest Medical Center -- Bentonville. He has more than 20 years of health care experience, most recently ...

ADEQ releases draft plan for troubled Arkansas water resources, seeks public comment - talkbusiness.net
7/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
ADEQ releases draft plan for troubled Arkansas water resources, seeks public comment    talkbusiness.net The state Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) on Thursday (July 26) released a proposed list of impaired natural water bodies in Arkansas that will be ...

Illinois River advocates question off-the-radar EPA move - Tahlequah Daily Press
7/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Illinois River advocates question off-the-radar EPA move    Tahlequah Daily Press Advocates of Oklahoma and Arkansas natural water resources want answers from the Environment Protection Agency, since its approval of Arkansas' 2016 list ...

Report: Arkansas farming a drain on water; again, irrigation cited in draw-off - Arkansas Online
6/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Report: Arkansas farming a drain on water; again, irrigation cited in draw-off    Arkansas Online Arkansas continues to be one of the biggest users of water in the country, according to data released last week by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Annual Conference - University of Arkansas Newswire
9/29/2017 9:20:12 PM
Annual Conference    University of Arkansas Newswire Mark your calendar to attend the 2019 Arkansas Water Resources Center Annual Water Conference on July 30 and 31. We'll be at the Fayetteville Town Center ...