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 70 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
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
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
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, 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
- 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
- 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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Law protecting industrial farms starts in Missouri despite lawsuit - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/18/2019 2:58:21 AM
Law protecting industrial farms starts in Missouri despite lawsuit    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A new Missouri law that shields large farms from local health regulations is now in effect, but opponents say the fight is far from over.

OLD NEWS: Kicking the 'profiteers' while wearing their shoddy shoes - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/16/2019 3:30:00 AM
OLD NEWS: Kicking the 'profiteers' while wearing their shoddy shoes    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Shoes were on the move in autumn 1919. In August, burglars broke the bars on the alley window of the Saifer Bros. shoe store at 604 Main St. in Little Rock and ...

Good Crop, Tough Year - RFD-TV
9/12/2019 11:08:44 AM
Good Crop, Tough Year    RFD-TV Farmers have faced many challenges this year but in Arkansas, some producers managed to grow good crops. As Arkansas Farm Bureau reports, even with that ...

2019-20 Arkansas Hunting Guidebook available online | Free - Harrison Daily
9/3/2019 9:00:00 AM
2019-20 Arkansas Hunting Guidebook available online | Free    Harrison Daily LITTLE ROCK — With a month left before the opening day of archery deer season, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is busy distributing this year's ...

Helpful Hints - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Helpful Hints    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette DEAR READERS: In order to streamline the process of sorting through hundreds of resumes for one job posting, companies can use artificial intelligence to pull ...

Let's Talk Lumens: A Q&A with Bruce McMath of the Arkansas Natural Sky Association - Arkansas Times
8/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Let's Talk Lumens: A Q&A with Bruce McMath of the Arkansas Natural Sky Association    Arkansas Times When it comes to outer space, count me among the ranks of the laity. I doubt I could explain celestial light refraction to you with any finesse, and I probably ...

State fines Bethel Heights over on-going wastewater violations - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
State fines Bethel Heights over on-going wastewater violations    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Bethel Heights faces $122000 in fines for violations of its wastewater treatment plants, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality told the city Friday.

Sewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Human waste threatens to foul the highly touted nest called Northwest Arkansas.

Bethel Heights to begin trucking wastewater away - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bethel Heights to begin trucking wastewater away    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The state ordered Bethel Heights this week to remove wastewater by truck from its treatment plants seven days a week, the Arkansas Department of ...

Westerman visits treatment plant - El Dorado News-Times
8/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Westerman visits treatment plant    El Dorado News-Times If you talk with Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) for even a few minutes, it's clear he cares about the trees and rivers of Arkansas.

SEC Football Preview: Arkansas Razorbacks - KBTX
8/1/2019 11:50:39 PM
SEC Football Preview: Arkansas Razorbacks    KBTX The Arkansas football team is looking to bounce back from a 2-10 season in year one of the Chad Morris era.

Water and Fire by Bret Schulte — Summer 2019: Water in a World of Conflict - The Wilson Quarterly
7/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water and Fire by Bret Schulte — Summer 2019: Water in a World of Conflict    The Wilson Quarterly Environmentalists are winning the battle to keep an Arkansas river clean. So why does history keep them looking over their shoulders?

A shaken Alliance: Bayou Bartholomew, one the state's most diverse streams for fish and wildlife, faces an uncertain future - Arkansas Online
7/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
A shaken Alliance: Bayou Bartholomew, one the state's most diverse streams for fish and wildlife, faces an uncertain future    Arkansas Online Bayou Bartholomew, once a swampy afterthought and a tire dump, was resurrected as a wetlands eco-center through decades of cleanup, education and an ...

Reports indicate several Arkansas Valley water systems in violation of health standards - Ag Journal
7/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Reports indicate several Arkansas Valley water systems in violation of health standards    Ag Journal Ask people around the Arkansas Valley about their tap water, and most would say it doesn't taste good and isn't good for you.A recent report backs up those ...

Down on the bayou: Arkansas water trails get visitors “back in” and back home. - Uniontown Herald Standard
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Down on the bayou: Arkansas water trails get visitors “back in” and back home.    Uniontown Herald Standard For an Allegheny uplander, central Arkansas requires an adjustment. Here at home, the woods are always above you — on the ridges and hills, and farmers till ...

Top fishing spots in Arkansas - North Texas e-News
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Top fishing spots in Arkansas    North Texas e-News Whether you're an Arkansas local or just passing through, you'll be pleased to hear that there are some excellent fly fishing locations around.

UA Board of Trustees approves energy conservation project at UAMS, salary increases for athletic staff at Fayetteville - Arkansas Times
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
UA Board of Trustees approves energy conservation project at UAMS, salary increases for athletic staff at Fayetteville    Arkansas Times In a meeting Tuesday afternoon, members of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a $156 million energy conservation ...

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.

The Month That Was: High water on the Arkansas, deep trouble for an ex-legislator in court - Arkansas Times
7/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Month That Was: High water on the Arkansas, deep trouble for an ex-legislator in court    Arkansas Times How high the water. Heavy rains in May produced record flooding along the Arkansas River. Thousands of acres of farmland, hundreds of homes and many ...

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.

Washington Water Authority issues conservation request - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Washington Water Authority issues conservation request    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The Washington Water Authority is asking its customers south of Farmington or Fayetteville to conserve water, according to a press release. The request is for ...

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 ...

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 - Arkansas Online
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas swimming holes await: Ten state parks offer beaches for swimming and sunning    Arkansas Online 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 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 ...

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 CASSCOE, Ark. — This week's Discover Arkansas took the team to Casscoe, Arkansas which is 20 miles southeast of Stuttgart. Casscoe is the home to the ...

Arkansas weekly fishing report - North Texas e-News
5/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas weekly fishing report    North Texas e-News Sandra Nash, niece of guide and regular Fishing Report contributor Austin Kennedy, found an opportunity to catch this rainbow trout in the Beaver Dam tailwater ...

Riceland Foods elects Jennifer James to board - talkbusiness.net
5/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Riceland Foods elects Jennifer James to board    talkbusiness.net The farmer members of Arkansas-based Riceland Foods, Inc. have elected Jennifer James to the board of directors for the North Central Arkansas District of the ...

Rebuilding and Repairing a Piece of History - USDA.gov
5/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rebuilding and Repairing a Piece of History    USDA.gov On any sunny day in Faulkner County, Arkansas, you will find people boating, swimming, and camping at Lake Bennett in Wooley Hollow State Park.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Central Arkansas Wildlife fishing report - News - Heber Springs Sun-Times
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Central Arkansas Wildlife fishing report - News    Heber Springs Sun-Times Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir (updated 4-17-2019) Bates Field and Stream (501-470-1846) said the water clarity is stained and the level is high.

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 ...

Building Trails from the Ground Up in De Queen, Arkansas - International Mountain Bicycling Association
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Building Trails from the Ground Up in De Queen, Arkansas    International Mountain Bicycling Association September 2019 project update: De Queen Gets Dialed In Plans for the De Queen Lake trail system have come together like a new bike out of a box.

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 ...

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 ...

Looking Backward - Douglas County Herald
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Looking Backward    Douglas County Herald A major snow storm that moved slowly through the Ozarks Tuesday dumped the heaviest snowfall of the season on a region along the Missouri-Arkansas line.

Underground fire at northwest Arkansas dump raises health concerns - KY3
3/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Underground fire at northwest Arkansas dump raises health concerns    KY3 More than seven months after residents first noticed a fire at an illegal dumping site in northwest Arkansas, it's still smoldering, sending noxious smoke ...

PSC Chairman says market-based solar program could boost Arkansas economy - talkbusiness.net
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
PSC Chairman says market-based solar program could boost Arkansas economy    talkbusiness.net Arkansas Public *Service* Commission chairman Ted Thomas said Wednesday (Feb. 27) that “big picture” legislation to expand the state's solar marketplace ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

USDA selects new watershed project areas in Arkansas - talkbusiness.net
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
USDA selects new watershed project areas in Arkansas    talkbusiness.net The USDA Natural Resources Conservation *Service* (NRCS) has selected five new projects in Arkansas for its 13-state Mississippi River Basin Initiative (MRBI).

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
The magic of the Gypsy Camp - NWAOnline
9/18/2019 6:16:04 AM
The magic of the Gypsy Camp    NWAOnline When Jo Patrick makes the turn off Arkansas Highway 59 South into the drive for Gypsy Camp, the decades slip away and time turns back to the summers she ...

NWA fishing report - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/17/2019 2:00:00 AM
NWA fishing report    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette BEAVER LAKE. Stripers are biting at the break of day. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said striped bass are hitting top-water lures at first light ...

Natural growth back in wetland - Arkansas Online
9/16/2019 3:39:00 AM
Natural growth back in wetland    Arkansas Online The Wilson Springs wetland preserve in Fayetteville is officially on its way back to health.

UIC/Wastewater Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment Notice of Violation to Bethel Heights, Arkansas - JD Supra
9/15/2019 2:56:15 PM
UIC/Wastewater Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment Notice of Violation to Bethel Heights, Arkansas    JD Supra The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment (“ADEE”) issued an August 16th Notice of Violation (“NOV”) to the City of Bethel Heights, Arkansas ...

Wilson Springs in Fayetteville ready for public after seven years of restoration work - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wilson Springs in Fayetteville ready for public after seven years of restoration work    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Once overgrown and the subject of controversy amid potential development, the native seeds under the ground at Wilson Springs preserve have sprouted, and ...

Natured, Revealed: Wilson Springs Preserve sees light of day at last - NWAOnline
9/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Natured, Revealed: Wilson Springs Preserve sees light of day at last    NWAOnline For seven years, the Northwest Arkansas Land Trust has been working diligently on restoring the habitat of the Wilson Springs Preserve, a 121-acre prairie ...

Northwest Arkansas water regulation's future uncertain - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Northwest Arkansas water regulation's future uncertain    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette CAVE SPRINGS — Board members from three other Northwest Arkansas cities rejected all 11 amendments proposed by the city of Fayetteville to a draft state ...

Nutrient trading group to meet - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nutrient trading group to meet    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The next meeting of the Northwest Arkansas Nutrient Trading Research and Advisory Group is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Illinois River Watershed ...

2019 Arkansas Nonpoint Source Pollution Stakeholder Meeting: September 19th - Little Rock, Arkansas - JD Supra
9/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
2019 Arkansas Nonpoint Source Pollution Stakeholder Meeting: September 19th - Little Rock, Arkansas    JD Supra The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission and the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Research and Extension announced the 2019 Nonpoint ...

Group's work on water rule hits snag - Arkansas Online
9/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Group's work on water rule hits snag    Arkansas Online The major water supplier for Northwest Arkansas says a proposed regulation to protect the state's water quality is not detailed enough to be effective.

ADEQ Fines Bethel Heights Over $100K For Violating Water Pollution Laws - KFSM 5Newsonline
8/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
ADEQ Fines Bethel Heights Over $100K For Violating Water Pollution Laws    KFSM 5Newsonline BETHEL HEIGHTS, Ark. (KFSM) — The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has fined Bethel Heights more than $100000 for violating the ...

Sewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Human waste threatens to foul the highly touted nest called Northwest Arkansas.

Oklahoma Man Dies Near Campground In Northern Arkansas - KFSM 5Newsonline
7/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Oklahoma Man Dies Near Campground In Northern Arkansas    KFSM 5Newsonline JASPER, Ark. (AP) — The National Park *Service* says an Oklahoma man has died while visiting the Buffalo National River in northern Arkansas. Officers say ...

Feds to restart federal executions, puts infamous Arkansas murders back in spotlight - KATV
7/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Feds to restart federal executions, puts infamous Arkansas murders back in spotlight    KATV At the behest of President Donald Trump, U. S. Attorney General William P. Barr on Thursday directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to adopt a new ...

Haak announces run to replace Douglas - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/12/2019 3:00:00 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

US Ag exports undermined by flooding and inland waterway closures - American Journal of Transportation
6/12/2019 1:18:08 PM
US Ag exports undermined by flooding and inland waterway closures    American Journal of Transportation Catastrophic flooding in 2019 is slowing or stopping barge traffic along the Mississippi, Missouri and Arkansas rivers and adversely impacting farmers and ...

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.

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.

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 ...

OHP: Kansas man drowns in Arkansas River while swimming with friends - KFOR Oklahoma City
5/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
OHP: Kansas man drowns in Arkansas River while swimming with friends    KFOR Oklahoma City KAY COUNTY, Okla. - A Kansas man drowned last week while swimming with friends in the Arkansas River in Kay County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says.

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 Boast Multi-Million Dollar White Water Park - KNWA
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Siloam Springs to Boast Multi-Million Dollar White Water Park    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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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
Reggie Jackson: On the Horror of America's History of Racial Violence - Milwaukee Independent
9/19/2019 6:05:06 AM
Reggie Jackson: On the Horror of America's History of Racial Violence    Milwaukee Independent “Eight negroes lynched since last issue of the Free Speech one at Little Rock, Arkansas, last Saturday morning where the citizens broke into the penitentiary and ...

David Stickler: The 'Steve Jobs of steel' - Forbes India
9/18/2019 2:42:10 AM
David Stickler: The 'Steve Jobs of steel'    Forbes India After his partner dropped dead in his hotel room, globe-trotting financier David Stickler found himself at the helm of a steel mill startup in rural Arkansas. Now he ...

Arkansas will someday experience 'The Big One' - Baxter Bulletin
9/17/2019 10:25:00 PM
Arkansas will someday experience 'The Big One'    Baxter Bulletin The same inexorable dynamic is at work in east Arkansas, moving us closer, millimeter by millimeter, to what inevitably will be Arkansas's Big One.

Water quality sensor hitching ride on Mississippi River boat - Arkansas Online
9/16/2019 6:04:00 PM
Water quality sensor hitching ride on Mississippi River boat    Arkansas Online MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Officials say a sensor attached to the American Queen steamboat will give scientists and cities and better understanding of nutrient levels ...

Arkansas Group Planned Monument to Racial Unity; It Isn’t Going as Planned - The Wall Street Journal
9/14/2019 5:30:00 AM
Arkansas Group Planned Monument to Racial Unity; It Isn’t Going as Planned    The Wall Street Journal A memorial was meant to help a rural Arkansas community heal longstanding wounds from one of the bloodiest episodes of racial violence in U.S. history.

New video shows why renters are better off living in Memphis than Arkansas - Arkansas Times
9/13/2019 11:40:00 AM
New video shows why renters are better off living in Memphis than Arkansas    Arkansas Times Arkansas's landlord-tenant law (it should be call the landlord protection act) is the worst in the country and the real estate industry rose up again in 2019 to block ...

Early morning earthquake rattles parts of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas - Kansas City Star
9/12/2019 8:57:00 AM
Early morning earthquake rattles parts of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas    Kansas City Star Early Thursday morning, geologists say a 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit part of the Ozarks, with reports of rumbling from southern Missouri and Northern ...

North Little Rock Readies for Weekend of FLW Youth Bass-Fishing Tournaments - Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC)
9/11/2019 4:16:08 PM
North Little Rock Readies for Weekend of FLW Youth Bass-Fishing Tournaments    Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC) NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) is set to return to central Arkansas next week, Sept. 20-21, with the YETI FLW College Fishing ...

Some flood-hit parks along Arkansas River still closed - Arkansas Online
9/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Some flood-hit parks along Arkansas River still closed    Arkansas Online Some U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' parks along the Arkansas River remain closed because of record flooding this spring.

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visits central Arkansas, offers assurances - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visits central Arkansas, offers assurances    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, with two appearances Wednesday in central Arkansas, made a lot of assurances but no promises while speaking to ...

Lane closings set on I-40 river bridge - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lane closings set on I-40 river bridge    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A routine bridge inspection will require lane closings on the Interstate 40 bridge over the Mississippi River on Wednesday and Thursday, and again the following ...

Group's work on water rule hits snag - Arkansas Online
9/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Group's work on water rule hits snag    Arkansas Online The major water supplier for Northwest Arkansas says a proposed regulation to protect the state's water quality is not detailed enough to be effective.

Tom Dillard: Road through early Arkansas was dangerous, sometimes deadly - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tom Dillard: Road through early Arkansas was dangerous, sometimes deadly    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Travel accounts are among my favorite historical sources. Recently, while doing research on the mosquito and malaria in antebellum Arkansas, I came across a ...

1 of 2 sunken barges removed from Arkansas River in Oklahoma - Minneapolis Star Tribune
8/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
1 of 2 sunken barges removed from Arkansas River in Oklahoma    Minneapolis Star Tribune One of two runaway barges that crashed into a dam and sank on top of the other in the Arkansas River in Oklahoma has been removed from the dam.

Great River Rumble explores Mississippi, tributaries - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Great River Rumble explores Mississippi, tributaries    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Editor's note: Paddlers from Arkansas, Missouri and across the United States took part in the annual Great River Rumble canoe and kayak trip. This year's route ...

Merging districts for Arkansas levees gets look - Arkansas Online
8/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Merging districts for Arkansas levees gets look    Arkansas Online Members of Arkansas' Levee Task Force on Monday debated ways to streamline levee district organization and oversight, including by consolidating districts.

REX NELSON: Arkansas' rice culture - NWAOnline
8/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
REX NELSON: Arkansas' rice culture    NWAOnline Robert Moery is picking me up at the corner of Capitol and Scott in downtown Little Rock, and I know immediately which pickup belongs to him. That's because it ...

Arkansas Researchers Count Mississippi River Delta Turtles - KFSM 5Newsonline
7/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Researchers Count Mississippi River Delta Turtles    KFSM 5Newsonline 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.

Levee failures along Mississippi, Missouri and Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuation orders - AccuWeather.com
7/1/2019 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 ...

Floods in Midwest take toll on seafood in Gulf Coast area - Arkansas Online
6/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Floods in Midwest take toll on seafood in Gulf Coast area    Arkansas Online This is a bad year for people who make their living from seafood in Louisiana and Mississippi. Floods from the Midwest are killing oysters and driving crabs, ...

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, ...

River levels making Arkansas Delta farmers helpless | Regional News - Magnoliareporter
6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
River levels making Arkansas Delta farmers helpless | Regional News    Magnoliareporter High Mississippi River levels are leaving surrounding fields soaked in water and unable to be worked, leaving farmers months behind and losing money.

Traveling Arkansas: Chamber music in Hot Springs and floating on the Mississippi River - KASU
6/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Traveling Arkansas: Chamber music in Hot Springs and floating on the Mississippi River    KASU Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Travel Writer Kim Williams talks about the following events happening in Arkansas during the weekend of June 14!

Pine Bluff, Pendleton girded, await river's wrath - Arkansas Online
6/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Pine Bluff, Pendleton girded, await river's wrath    Arkansas Online Officials in Jefferson and Desha counties continue to keep a wary eye on the Arkansas River, which is forecast to crest at 51.5 feet today in Pine Bluff and at a ...

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 ...

Evacuations remain in effect as swollen Arkansas River threatens communities in Oklahoma, Arkansas - AccuWeather.com
5/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Evacuations remain in effect as swollen Arkansas River threatens communities in Oklahoma, Arkansas    AccuWeather.com Record-breaking floods continue to inundate riverside communities in the central United States this week. Evacuations are underway in several locations, 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 ...

Clinton Center to explore impact on Mississippi River - KARK
2/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Clinton Center to explore impact on Mississippi River    KARK LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - This year, the Clinton Presidential Center's Fusion: Arts + Humanities Arkansas program will explore the impact of the Mississippi River on ...

Arkansas side of Big River Crossing closed over Mississippi River flooding - KAIT
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas side of Big River Crossing closed over Mississippi River flooding    KAIT Flooding in Arkansas is leading to some closures on Big River Crossing.

Water Resources News Items
Rezatec launches deployment to monitor water pollution around Lake Maumelle for Central Arkansas Water - GISuser.com
9/10/2019 12:57:57 PM
Rezatec launches deployment to monitor water pollution around Lake Maumelle for Central Arkansas Water    GISuser.com Harwell, Oxfordshire, 10 September 2019 – Central Arkansas Water, a metropolitan water utility system located in Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA has partnered ...

Good Day NWA: Happening in NWA Thursday, August 15 - KNWA
8/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Good Day NWA: Happening in NWA Thursday, August 15    KNWA Here is what is happening in Norhtwest Arkansas on Thursday, August 15 sponsored by A and W.

Westerman visits treatment plant - El Dorado News-Times
8/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Westerman visits treatment plant    El Dorado News-Times If you talk with Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) for even a few minutes, it's clear he cares about the trees and rivers of Arkansas.

A shaken Alliance: Bayou Bartholomew, one the state's most diverse streams for fish and wildlife, faces an uncertain future - Arkansas Online
7/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
A shaken Alliance: Bayou Bartholomew, one the state's most diverse streams for fish and wildlife, faces an uncertain future    Arkansas Online Bayou Bartholomew, once a swampy afterthought and a tire dump, was resurrected as a wetlands eco-center through decades of cleanup, education and an ...

Annual Conference - University of Arkansas Newswire
7/19/2019 2:27:54 AM
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 ...

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.

Measuring the flow of the Arkansas River in North La Junta - La Junta Tribune Democrat
6/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Measuring the flow of the Arkansas River in North La Junta    La Junta Tribune Democrat 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 ...

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

CORALIE KOONCE: Socialism 1, 2, 3 - Arkansas Online
5/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
CORALIE KOONCE: Socialism 1, 2, 3    Arkansas Online Everybody's talking about it, but they're all talking about different things. A major reason for confusion is the great partisan divide. For almost 100 years, ...

Arkansas weekly fishing report - North Texas e-News
5/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas weekly fishing report    North Texas e-News Sandra Nash, niece of guide and regular Fishing Report contributor Austin Kennedy, found an opportunity to catch this rainbow trout in the Beaver Dam tailwater ...

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 ...

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,

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 ...

Critics: Arkansas Phosphorus Index faulty; it gauges fertilizer on fields but omits terrain factor, they say - Arkansas Online
1/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Critics: Arkansas Phosphorus Index faulty; it gauges fertilizer on fields but omits terrain factor, they say    Arkansas Online The calculation used to determine how much fertilizer farmers can apply to their crops in Arkansas doesn't take into account the potential of the fertilizer leaching ...

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 ...

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 ...

U of A Project to Help Farmers Recycle Water, Recover Nutrients for Fertilizer - University of Arkansas Newswire
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
U of A Project to Help Farmers Recycle Water, Recover Nutrients for Fertilizer    University of Arkansas Newswire FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas chemical engineering faculty are leading efforts to develop systems to help farmers recycle water and recover ...

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 ...

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.