Water Resources in Arkansas Valley Region

 Home Water Conservation

   
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Tips for the Home Gardener for Efficient Water Use

Find watering tips for your garden.

 

Home Water Conservation

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

 

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

 Illinois River

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

 Mississippi River

   
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NRCS Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative

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

 

Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture

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

 

National Pollution Funds Center

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

 

Audubon Mississippi River Initiative

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

 

The Mississippi River Conservation Initiative

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

 

Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee

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

 

 Water Best Management Practices

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

 

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

 

Arkansas Watersheds

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

 

Safe Medicine Disposal in Arkansas

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

 

Beef Cattle Management for Water Quality Protection in Arkansas

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

 

Nutrient Management Planning for Livestock Operations: an Overview

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

 

Nutrient Management Regulations Overview for Livestock Farms in Arkansas

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

 

10 Things You Can Do to Stop (Water) Pollution

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

 

Landowner’s Guide to Streamside Living

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

 

Best Management Practices for Water Quality Protection

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

 

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

 

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

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

BMPs for Landscaping, Gardening and Pest Control

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

 

BMPs for Domestic Animals, Hobby Farms and Stables

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Best Management Practices for Fayetteville Shale Natural Gas Activities

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 Water Resources

   
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National Wetlands Database and Interactive Mapping Tool

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

 

 

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

 

Landowners Guide to Voluntary Wetland Conservation Programs in Arkansas

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

 

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

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

 

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There are 27 resources serving Arkansas Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Resources Organizations & Professionals serving Arkansas Valley Region
State Funding / Technical Resources
Arkansas Acres for Wildlife Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Aquatic Resources Education Program
Jimmy Barnett - ARE Program Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Colton Dennis - Black Bass Biologist - Hot Springs, AR
Arkansas Forest Stewardship Program
Doug Akin - Assistant State Forester-Management - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Toni Snow - Administrative Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Partners Project
Bill Noble - Project Biologist - North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Poultry Litter Cost Share Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Private Lands Program
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
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
Trumpeter Swan Restoration and Reporting
AGFC - Little Rock, AR
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Water Conservation
David Heikes
University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff Aquaculture & Fisheries Center - Extension Fisheries Specialist - Pine Bluff, AR
Ecological Conservation Organization
Rob Fisher - Executive Director - Little Rock, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Rex Roberg
University of Arkansas/CES - Assistant Specialist, Wildlife - Little Rock, AR
 

 Google News about Water Resources

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Mountain Home graduate honored as top wildlife officer in US - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/11/2018 2:08:03 AM
Mountain Home graduate honored as top wildlife officer in US    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A Mountain Home High School graduate was recently honored as one of the top wildlife officers in the nation.

Fate of Wabbaseka flag memorial unknown - Pine Bluff Commercial
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fate of Wabbaseka flag memorial unknown    Pine Bluff Commercial The fate of the Arkansas Flag/Wabbaseka Memorial Plaza in the Wabbaseka Community Park is in limbo after it was discovered that the land along U.S. 79 on ...

2 century-old Arkansas state flags to receive $20K makeover - News & Observer
11/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
2 century-old Arkansas state flags to receive $20K makeover    News & Observer Arkansas' original state flag and another century-old state flag will be transported to West Virginia next year to undergo an estimated $20K restoration.

New Student Residences Open at California College of the Arts - The Potrero View
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
New Student Residences Open at California College of the Arts    The Potrero View Blattner Hall, California College of the Arts' new 64,000 square foot four-story student residence hall, located at 75 Arkansas Street, began housing scholars last ...

Dear Monty: 10 money-saving tips many homeowners overlook - Arkansas News
11/13/2018 10:10:52 AM
Dear Monty: 10 money-saving tips many homeowners overlook    Arkansas News Reader Question: Do you have a list of things that homeowners tend to forget in caring for their home where they could save money?Monty's Answer: Your ...

Arkansas' original state flag among 2 set for $20000 makeover - Arkansas Online
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas' original state flag among 2 set for $20000 makeover    Arkansas Online After stretching the fingertip of a white glove to snap it in to place, State Archives Curator Julienne Crawford turned to a low, flat table and gingerly touched the ...

Bruce Westerman Wins Arkansas 4th Congressional District Race - KFSM 5Newsonline
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Bruce Westerman Wins Arkansas 4th Congressional District Race    KFSM 5Newsonline SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS (AP) — Republican congressman Bruce Westerman has been elected to his third term to a U.S. House seat representing southern ...

Arkansas regulators seek input on turtle trapping proposal - Island Packet
11/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas regulators seek input on turtle trapping proposal    Island Packet State game regulators are accepting public comments through mid-November on a proposal to further curb turtle trapping in Arkansas. Last year, a national ...

Suspect in 2010 Texas slaying caught in Arkansas - KBTX
11/4/2018 2:00:00 AM
Suspect in 2010 Texas slaying caught in Arkansas    KBTX The U.S. Marshals *Service* says Antonio Evans was arrested Friday without incident at a Bentonville, Arkansas, apartment complex by officers from multiple law ...

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 Where you'll find the largest bottomland hardwood forest in the lower Mississippi River Valley.

Water collection area of Arkansas River being revamped - FOX21News.com
10/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Water collection area of Arkansas River being revamped    FOX21News.com The water storage and delivery system was constructed in 1964 and is in need of repairs.

Hutchinson announces reorganization plan | Arkansas Blog - Arkansas Times
10/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hutchinson announces reorganization plan | Arkansas Blog    Arkansas Times Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced today he has a plan that would reduce the number of cabinet-level state agencies from 42 to 15.

Farms Add More Chicken Houses In Northwest Arkansas - KFSM 5Newsonline
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Farms Add More Chicken Houses In Northwest Arkansas    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Poultry producers in northwest Arkansas are adding more chicken houses to their farms this year, according to new state data.

Kats claim OT win over Central Arkansas in Brock's first start - KBTX
9/29/2018 11:52:43 PM
Kats claim OT win over Central Arkansas in Brock's first start    KBTX Tre Honshtein nailed a 34-yard field goal in overtime to give Sam Houston State is first Southland Conference win, a 34-31 victory over Central Arkansas on ...

Aggies win 7th in a row over Arkansas, 24-17 - KBTX
9/29/2018 7:49:40 PM
Aggies win 7th in a row over Arkansas, 24-17    KBTX Jashaun Corbin had the first 100-yard kickoff return to start a game for Texas A&M since 1994, Trayveon Williams ran for 153 yards with two touchdowns and the ...

'THE WATER ABOUT US' BRINGS CONWAY COMMUNITY TOGETHER OCT. 1-6 – News - UCA News
9/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
'THE WATER ABOUT US' BRINGS CONWAY COMMUNITY TOGETHER OCT. 1-6 – News    UCA News By Dylan Kinkade College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office. The University of Central Arkansas will present a series of free events aimed at ...

Find a Flood-Timber Hotspot to Limit Out on Public-Land Mallards - Outdoor Life Magazine
9/24/2018 11:35:00 AM
Find a Flood-Timber Hotspot to Limit Out on Public-Land Mallards    Outdoor Life Magazine Calling down migrating mallards into Arkansas' legendary flooded green timber is a bucket-list hunt for any serious waterfowler. And you don't need an ...

'First Ladies of Arkansas: Women of their Times' opens at the Old State House - Arkansas Times
9/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
'First Ladies of Arkansas: Women of their Times' opens at the Old State House    Arkansas Times INSPIRED BY DIOR: First lady Margaret Cherry's inaugural ball gown from 1953 and others of the state's first ladies are back on exhibition at the Old State ...

Northwest Arkansas poultry farmers take root in Oklahoma - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Northwest Arkansas poultry farmers take root in Oklahoma    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette There's been a surge of poultry house construction in northeastern Oklahoma, with some of the chicken operations owned by residents and others owned by ...

Key person behind major Colorado Springs water deal has share of critics - Colorado Springs Gazette
8/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Key person behind major Colorado Springs water deal has share of critics    Colorado Springs Gazette Colorado Springs Utilities is celebrating what it touts as a historic water-sharing pact that will benefit agriculture in the Lower Arkansas River Basin and boost the ...

Arkansas Senate Works to Stream Video | Arkansas News - U.S. News & World Report
8/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Senate Works to Stream Video | Arkansas News    U.S. News & World Report LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senators are working to implement video streaming of the chamber and its committee meetings.

Row, Row, Row Your Rice: New Planting Formation Rises In Arkansas - KUAR
8/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Row, Row, Row Your Rice: New Planting Formation Rises In Arkansas    KUAR The row may be the new paddy in the nation's number-one rice producing state. Agronomists, scientists and farmers at a recent field day in Mississippi County ...

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.

Arkansas covered over with trees that are growing faster than they are removed - Magnoliareporter
8/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas covered over with trees that are growing faster than they are removed    Magnoliareporter According to the 2017 Forest Inventory and Analysis report, Arkansas's forests continue to thrive with forested acreage remaining steady at 19 million acres, ...

Satanic Temple displays goat-headed statue at Arkansas state Capitol - WSB Radio
8/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Satanic Temple displays goat-headed statue at Arkansas state Capitol    WSB Radio LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Satanic Temple briefly unveiled a monument of Baphomet, a winged, goat-headed creature, on the grounds of the Arkansas state ...

Outdoor Hall of Fame event set - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Outdoor Hall of Fame event set    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will honor three Arkansas conservation heroes during its 27th annual Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet on Aug. 24 at 6 ...

Arkansas' Huge Lithium Reserves go Unexploited, Until Now - PR Newswire
8/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas' Huge Lithium Reserves go Unexploited, Until Now    PR Newswire PALM BEACH, Florida, August 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FN Media Group Presents Microsmallcap.com Market Commentary Every day in Arkansas, hundreds of ...

Colorado Springs Utilities part of effort to replace diversion on Upper Arkansas River - Colorado Springs Gazette
8/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Springs Utilities part of effort to replace diversion on Upper Arkansas River    Colorado Springs Gazette Colorado Springs Utilities is helping fund a multimillion-dollar project on the Upper Arkansas River that ultimately will lead to a smoother trip downstream for ...

Scenic arm attracts paddlers at Beaver Lake - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Scenic arm attracts paddlers at Beaver Lake    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The slurp of a paddle or a shrill cry from a red-tailed hawk are the only sounds explorers may hear when they ply the scenic waters of Van Winkle Hollow.

Arkansas Heat Presents Challenges To Communities And Farmers - KUAR
8/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Heat Presents Challenges To Communities And Farmers    KUAR The hottest days of the 2018 summer in Arkansas may still be ahead according to projections by the National Weather *Service*. Summer months are often.

Richard Mays fights pigs, pollution and plans for bigger highways - Arkansas Times
8/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Richard Mays fights pigs, pollution and plans for bigger highways    Arkansas Times WORK ON I-630 WIDENING: Mays failed to get an injunction against the project that started last week. He took issue with the highway department's exclusion ...

Central Arkansas Storm Cleanup - KFSM 5Newsonline
7/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Central Arkansas Storm Cleanup    KFSM 5Newsonline ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- Storms stretched into Central Arkansas causing power outages and much of the damage was in west and southwest Little Rock on Friday ...

Arkansas Natural Resources Commission Meeting July 18th | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC - JD Supra
7/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission Meeting July 18th | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC    JD Supra The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (“ANRC”) has scheduled its next meeting for July 18th. The meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the agency ...

Arkansas Wildlife Federation to honor conservationists - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Wildlife Federation to honor conservationists    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The Arkansas Wildlife Federation will hold its Annual Conservation Achievement Awards banquet and auction July 28th in White Hall at the James "Jitters" ...

Fishing the Diamond Lakes of Arkansas - North Texas e-News
7/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fishing the Diamond Lakes of Arkansas    North Texas e-News Arkansas is home to more than 600000 acres of lakes. Among these are five in Southwest Arkansas collectively known as the Diamond Lakes. These are Lake ...

Rice growers named Farm Family of the Year - Arkansas Online
7/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rice growers named Farm Family of the Year    Arkansas Online Isbell Family Farms is the 2018 Lonoke County Farm Family of the Year. The farm is headed by Chris Isbell and his wife of 43 years, Judy.

Anheuser-Busch Teams with USA Rice to Improve Water Efficiency - Arkansas Business Online
6/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Anheuser-Busch Teams with USA Rice to Improve Water Efficiency    Arkansas Business Online Anheuser-Busch has joined with USA Rice to form the Rice Stewardship Partnership aimed at improving water efficiency, riceland preservation and wildlife ...

NWA Land Trust launches campaign to conserve 5,000 acres in three years - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
NWA Land Trust launches campaign to conserve 5,000 acres in three years    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A regional land conservation group wants to triple the area under its protection in the next three years to better protect water quality, tourism and the health and ...

Documentary explores the importance of the Arkansas River - Pueblo Chieftain
5/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Documentary explores the importance of the Arkansas River    Pueblo Chieftain It's been called one of the hardest working rivers in the country.The Arkansas River from Leadville to Lamar has thousands of stories and they are explored in a ...

Arkansas River in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought - Aspen Times
5/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought    Aspen Times SALIDA — Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the ...

Expert: Well-managed low-water dams could help Arkansas River fish - Tulsa World
5/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Expert: Well-managed low-water dams could help Arkansas River fish    Tulsa World “Adaptive management,” that's a phrase fishermen, environmentally savvy folk and Tulsans who like to see water in the Arkansas River will come to know well as ...

Green acres: Former orphanage now home to North Little Rock nonprofit that offers urban farming opportunities - Arkansas Online
5/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Green acres: Former orphanage now home to North Little Rock nonprofit that offers urban farming opportunities    Arkansas Online In the middle of the largest and most urban county in Arkansas sits a 63-acre plot of land dedicated to urban sustainable farming.

2018 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Inductees - News - Log Cabin Democrat
5/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
2018 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Inductees - News    Log Cabin Democrat LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation today announced the 2018 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame inductees and recipients of its Legacy ...

The battle for Hillcrest | Arkansas Reporter - Arkansas Times
5/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
The battle for Hillcrest | Arkansas Reporter    Arkansas Times Tippi McCullough and Ross Noland square off to represent perhaps the House's most progressive district.

Arkansas prisons going green, saving money - Times Record
4/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas prisons going green, saving money    Times Record When the lunch trays get hosed down at the state prison in Brickeys, the waste gets dumped into a pit that feeds directly into a sewer line. Water hoses must run ...

Prisons go green | Arkansas Reporter - Arkansas Times
4/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Prisons go green | Arkansas Reporter    Arkansas Times Law allows state entities to use future savings to pay for efficiency upgrades.

Jennifer James: Arkansas Farmer of the Year - Delta Farm Press
3/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Jennifer James: Arkansas Farmer of the Year    Delta Farm Press Arkansas farmer Jennifer James is grounded in conservation and sustainability.

February was wettest in Arkansas since at least 1939; lightning kills 25 cattle near Lonsdale - Arkansas Online
3/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
February was wettest in Arkansas since at least 1939; lightning kills 25 cattle near Lonsdale    Arkansas Online Last month appears to be the wettest February in Arkansas since at least 1939 and preliminarily the wettest February since state averages began being ...

Arkansas City Dedicates New 5.4 MGD Water Treatment Facility - PR Newswire
2/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas City Dedicates New 5.4 MGD Water Treatment Facility    PR Newswire WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new 5.4 million-gallon-per-day (MGD) Water Treatment Facility for Arkansas City, Kansas, is ready for *service*.

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 ...

Newport farmer honored with national award - Arkansas Online
12/17/2017 3:00:00 AM
Newport farmer honored with national award    Arkansas Online For Jennifer James of Newport, being a fourth-generation farmer is a love affair.

Northern Arkansas water system asks for conservation after line break - KSPR
6/14/2017 3:00:00 AM
Northern Arkansas water system asks for conservation after line break    KSPR Ozark Mountain Regional Public Water Authority experienced a major line break and is asking customers to conserve water.

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
Why can't TMDLs be performed? | Letters To The Editor - Tahlequah Daily Press
11/30/2018 3:45:00 AM
Why can't TMDLs be performed? | Letters To The Editor    Tahlequah Daily Press Editor, Daily Press: A recent article in the Northwest Arkansas Online mentions the phosphorus discharges of sewage treatment plants. Of particular concern is ...

NWA outdoor briefs - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/27/2018 2:00:00 AM
NWA outdoor briefs    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Program to discuss study. Beaver Watershed Alliance will host a program from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday regarding a study of Fayetteville's storm-water ...

States Agree to Reduce Pollution in Illinois River - kuaf.com
11/26/2018 3:21:52 PM
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 ...

Deal on river's water standards music to Arkansas utilities - Arkansas Online
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Deal on river's water standards music to Arkansas utilities    Arkansas Online Leaders of two Northwest Arkansas wastewater systems with expired discharge permits hope to finally renew them now that an agreement has been reached ...

Conservation groups, former AG criticize Illinois River water quality agreement - NewsOK.com
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Conservation groups, former AG criticize Illinois River water quality agreement    NewsOK.com A new Illinois River water quality agreement between Oklahoma and Arkansas state agencies is drawing praise from the governors of the two states, but criticism ...

NWA fishing report - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
NWA fishing report    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Beaver Lake. Striped bass are on the move in the south half of the lake. Mike Whitehouse at Hickory Creek Marina said striper fishing is good with brood ...

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 and Oklahoma state agencies announce agreement on Illinois River - Newton County Times
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas and Oklahoma state agencies announce agreement on Illinois River    Newton County Times NORTH LITTLE ROCK—Today, Arkansas and Oklahoma state agencies announced the completion of a Memorandum of Agreement committing the states to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Discharge rules get reaction - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Discharge rules get reaction    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Establishing a program to trade nitrogen and phosphorous credits among wastewater dischargers is premature without numbers stating what the limits are for ...

Discharge rules get reaction; some see wastewater nutrient trading as premature - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Discharge rules get reaction; some see wastewater nutrient trading as premature    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Establishing a program to trade nitrogen and phosphorous credits among wastewater dischargers is premature without numbers stating what the limits are for ...

Cherokee Nation Businesses donations to Arkansas casino initiative tops $2M - Cherokee Phoenix
11/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Cherokee Nation Businesses donations to Arkansas casino initiative tops $2M    Cherokee Phoenix Cherokee Nation Businesses CEO Shawn Slaton speaks to the Tribal Council's Executive & Finance Committee in January about groups in Arkansas wanting to ...

Bruce Westerman Wins Arkansas 4th Congressional District Race - KFSM 5Newsonline
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Bruce Westerman Wins Arkansas 4th Congressional District Race    KFSM 5Newsonline SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS (AP) — Republican congressman Bruce Westerman has been elected to his third term to a U.S. House seat representing southern ...

EPA Approves Dicamba Use In Arkansas On Soybeans And Cotton After Herbicide’s Ban - KFSM 5Newsonline
11/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
EPA Approves Dicamba Use In Arkansas On Soybeans And Cotton After Herbicide’s Ban    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ruling clears the path for Arkansas farmers to use the herbicide dicamba on ...

Arkansas River Holiday Market - KFSM 5Newsonline
10/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River Holiday Market    KFSM 5Newsonline FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- The Arkansas River Holiday Market will take place on November 2nd and November 3rd at Kay Rogers Park in Fort Smith. 5NEWS ...

Arkansas Justice's Lawsuit Over Ads Moved To Federal Court - KFSM 5Newsonline
10/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Justice's Lawsuit Over Ads Moved To Federal Court    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas Supreme Court justice's effort to halt a Washington-based conservative group's attack ads and mailers has been moved ...

Court Order Stalls Arkansas Hog Farm Permit Decision - KFSM 5Newsonline
10/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Court Order Stalls Arkansas Hog Farm Permit Decision    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A judge has further delayed an Arkansas hog farm's permit application to operate near the Buffalo River watershed. The Ap reports that ...

Arkansas Soybean Farmers Facing Catastrophic Losses - KFSM 5Newsonline
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Soybean Farmers Facing Catastrophic Losses    KFSM 5Newsonline A bad soybean harvest in Arkansas has turned much worse in the last week. The number of acres that are projected to be harvested has dropped by 320000 ...

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.

Arkansas Nonprofit Receives $23M To Expand Charter Schools - KFSM 5Newsonline
10/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Nonprofit Receives $23M To Expand Charter Schools    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $23 million grant to a nonprofit to expand charter schools in Arkansas over five ...

Farms Add More Chicken Houses In Northwest Arkansas - KFSM 5Newsonline
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Farms Add More Chicken Houses In Northwest Arkansas    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Poultry producers in northwest Arkansas are adding more chicken houses to their farms this year, according to new state data.

Residents weigh in on state environmental regulators' waters proposal - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Residents weigh in on state environmental regulators' waters proposal    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette State environmental regulators' draft list of impaired-water bodies doesn't provide justification for not listing certain waters and won't protect certain waters from ...

Firm Signs Agreement To Grade Arkansas Marijuana Applicants - KFSM 5Newsonline
9/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Firm Signs Agreement To Grade Arkansas Marijuana Applicants    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Boston-based consultant has signed an agreement with Arkansas to grade the more than 200 applications for the state's first ...

$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 ...

Northwest Arkansas poultry farmers take root in Oklahoma - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Northwest Arkansas poultry farmers take root in Oklahoma    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette There's been a surge of poultry house construction in northeastern Oklahoma, with some of the chicken operations owned by residents and others owned by ...

Engineers along I-49 focusing on big projects - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Engineers along I-49 focusing on big projects    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette FAYETTEVILLE -- Highway construction along Interstate 49 is humming in Northwest Arkansas. The I-49 corridor has 17 projects, including interchange ...

Exxon Asked To Pay $1.8M For Arkansas Oil Spill Damage - KFSM 5Newsonline
8/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Exxon Asked To Pay $1.8M For Arkansas Oil Spill Damage    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — State and federal officials are asking Exxon Mobil to pay more than $1.8 million in compensation for a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas.

Part of Buffalo River, Big Creek on Arkansas' impaired list - Arkansas Online
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Part of Buffalo River, Big Creek on Arkansas' impaired list    Arkansas Online The country's first national river is impaired, according to Arkansas environmental regulators. The Buffalo National River and Big Creek, a nearly 19-mile tributary ...

Adventure Arkansas – Restoring Rivers, Mulberry River - KFSM 5Newsonline
7/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Adventure Arkansas – Restoring Rivers, Mulberry River    KFSM 5Newsonline Winding deep in the mountains of Arkansas, the Mulberry River is a scenic destination for many outdoor activities. Its waters flow roughly 55 miles southwest ...

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 ...

Key Section For Buffalo River Trail Becomes Available - KFSM 5Newsonline
7/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Key Section For Buffalo River Trail Becomes Available    KFSM 5Newsonline ST. JOE (KFSM) -- Arkansas' outdoor community is rallying to raise $80000 for purchasing land that is key to piecing together the approximately 100-mile Buffalo ...

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 SILOAM SPRINGS — Campers spent their summers at the Gypsy Camp for Girls, making friends, spending time in nature and enjoying the water of the Illinois ...

Arkansas Approves Doctor Rules Aimed At Slowing Opioid Abuse - KFSM 5Newsonline
7/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Approves Doctor Rules Aimed At Slowing Opioid Abuse    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas panel has given final approval to regulations that will require doctors who prescribe high doses of opioid pain ...

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.

Sinkhole That Killed Kayaker In Spring River Repaired - KFSM 5Newsonline
7/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sinkhole That Killed Kayaker In Spring River Repaired    KFSM 5Newsonline HARDY, Ark. (AP) — Heavy equipment has been used to close a rare sinkhole that created a whirlpool last month in an Arkansas river and a kayaker was ...

Eastern Oklahoma seeing a resurgence in poultry farming - Arkansas Online
6/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Eastern Oklahoma seeing a resurgence in poultry farming    Arkansas Online Northwest Arkansas poultry companies in recent years have been looking elsewhere to raise their chickens, mostly in east Oklahoma.

US, China Tariffs Talk Threatens Arkansas Soybean Industry - 5newsonline.com
6/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
US, China Tariffs Talk Threatens Arkansas Soybean Industry    5newsonline.com LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Farmers say President Donald Trump's plans to place tariffs on more Chinese goods are worsening a situation for Arkansas' ...

Fatal Boating Accident Occurs In Whirlpool On Arkansas River - KFSM 5Newsonline
6/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fatal Boating Accident Occurs In Whirlpool On Arkansas River    KFSM 5Newsonline MAMMOTH SPRING, Ark. (AP) — At least one boater has died after a sinkhole developed on the bed of a north Arkansas river, creating a whirlpool.

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 finishes Illinois River Watershed modeling | News - Tahlequah Daily Press
4/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
EPA finishes Illinois River Watershed modeling | News    Tahlequah Daily Press After partnering with the states of Arkansas and Oklahoma and the Cherokee Nation to develop science-based water quality models, the U.S. Environmental ...

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 ...

Judge: 6 Arkansas Farmers Can Spray Dicamba On Crops - KFSM 5Newsonline
3/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Judge: 6 Arkansas Farmers Can Spray Dicamba On Crops    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge has authorized six farmers who challenged a ban on the in-crop use of dicamba to spray the herbicide on their ...

Energy Department Withdraws From Arkansas Power-Line Project - KFSM 5Newsonline
3/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Energy Department Withdraws From Arkansas Power-Line Project    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has withdrawn support for a $2.5 billion power-line project through Arkansas opposed by landowners who ...

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 ...

Major flooding expected at some river sites this weekend - Tahlequah Daily Press
2/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Major flooding expected at some river sites this weekend    Tahlequah Daily Press The National Weather *Service*/Arkansas Red Basin River Forecast Center–Tulsa Office has issued a Major Flood Warning Saturday morning for the Illinois River ...

If You Build It: Siloam Springs Whitewater Park - CANOE & KAYAK
1/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
If You Build It: Siloam Springs Whitewater Park    CANOE & KAYAK New wave features put Northwest Arkansas's Illinois River on the whitewater paddling map.

Record Flooding in April/May 2017 Swamps Parts of Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois - The Weather Channel
4/30/2017 3:00:00 AM
Record Flooding in April/May 2017 Swamps Parts of Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois    The Weather Channel Major river flooding swamped parts of five states from Oklahoma to Indiana following an extraordinarily wet period durign the final weekend of April 2017, and ...

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
Lincoln letter signed in 1863 amid Civil War gave safe conduct to wife's family - Chicago Tribune
12/12/2018 12:05:00 PM
Lincoln letter signed in 1863 amid Civil War gave safe conduct to wife's family    Chicago Tribune A letter penned by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 ordering Union troops in Arkansas to allow his wife's family to return to their plantation at the height of the Civil War ...

Report: Soybean farmers in Arkansas lose $77M following heavy rainfall - Texarkana Gazette
12/11/2018 11:00:41 PM
Report: Soybean farmers in Arkansas lose $77M following heavy rainfall    Texarkana Gazette LITTLE ROCK—Arkansas soybean farmers have lost at least $77 million this year after heavy rainfall interrupted harvest season and damaged the quality of the ...

Report: Arkansas soybean farmers lose $77M after wet harvest - KY3
12/11/2018 5:07:30 PM
Report: Arkansas soybean farmers lose $77M after wet harvest    KY3 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas soybean farmers have lost at least $77 million this year after heavy rainfall interrupted harvest season and damaged the ...

State soybean losses at $77 million - Arkansas Online
12/11/2018 3:03:55 AM
State soybean losses at $77 million    Arkansas Online Heavy rainfall at harvest time this year cost Arkansas soybean farmers at least $77 million, according to agriculture experts with the University of Arkansas.

Murals a trip down memory lane; this Christmas, Hutchinsons reflect on their courtship past - Arkansas Online
12/9/2018 5:30:00 AM
Murals a trip down memory lane; this Christmas, Hutchinsons reflect on their courtship past    Arkansas Online Gov. Asa Hutchinson thinks he knows exactly when the girl from Atlanta fell in love with his home state.

Band of snow, ice to create hazardous travel from Texas to Arkansas - AccuWeather.com
12/8/2018 6:22:36 PM
Band of snow, ice to create hazardous travel from Texas to Arkansas    AccuWeather.com Old Man Winter is dealing a swath of snow and ice across the south-central United States into Saturday evening.

Osceola last obstacle to unbeaten season for Booneville - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/7/2018 2:00:00 AM
Osceola last obstacle to unbeaten season for Booneville    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Booneville fans will long remember the interception by Cam Brasher that saved the Bearcats' 34-31 win over Prescott last week.

Arkansas waterfowl report - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/6/2018 3:16:00 AM
Arkansas waterfowl report    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Waterfowl season resumes with the second portion of the three-split, 60-day season at 30 minutes before sunrise today. The second portion will run until sunset ...

Oldest Native American cemetery site in the New World located in Greene County - talkbusiness.net
12/2/2018 12:40:00 PM
Oldest Native American cemetery site in the New World located in Greene County    talkbusiness.net Arkansas State University student Mary Ann Sloan was taking an archaeology course in 1968 when she decided to record information about a Native American ...

State improving Mississippi River access in Desha County - Magnoliareporter
11/29/2018 1:30:00 AM
State improving Mississippi River access in Desha County    Magnoliareporter A Mississippi River access project in Desha County has received additional funding from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Safety-laws exemption a Delta Queen lifesaver; trips on Arkansas River planned after service resumes - Arkansas Online
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Safety-laws exemption a Delta Queen lifesaver; trips on Arkansas River planned after service resumes    Arkansas Online The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to exempt the Delta Queen, a 1920s steamboat, from federal fire safety laws.

Arkansas Plant Board panel backs dicamba use - Arkansas Online
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Plant Board panel backs dicamba use    Arkansas Online A committee of the state Plant Board on Monday moved forward with allowing in-crop use of dicamba next year, as requested by a group of farmers, but also set ...

House urged to OK Delta Queen voyages - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
House urged to OK Delta Queen voyages    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Siding with travel enthusiasts and history buffs, the U.S. Senate this month voted to exempt a wooden 1920s steamboat from a 1960s federal fire safety law, ...

Maintenance work set on I-55 bridge - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/25/2018 4:10:00 AM
Maintenance work set on I-55 bridge    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Maintenance on the deck of the Interstate 55 bridge over the Mississippi River between West Memphis and Memphis will require alternating lane closings for ...

House urged to OK Delta Queen voyages; steamboat to make periodic trips along Arkansas River if cruises resume - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
House urged to OK Delta Queen voyages; steamboat to make periodic trips along Arkansas River if cruises resume    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Siding with travel enthusiasts and history buffs, the U.S. Senate this month voted to exempt a wooden 1920s steamboat from a 1960s federal fire safety law, ...

Clean air news | Ernest Dumas - Arkansas Times
11/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Clean air news | Ernest Dumas    Arkansas Times Amid the biblical fires, droughts, floods, hurricanes and rising seas that beset the heating Earth, the old blue orb occasionally absorbs some good news that ...

Still a lot of deer season left for Arkansas hunters - Harrison Daily
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Still a lot of deer season left for Arkansas hunters    Harrison Daily LITTLE ROCK — Even with some light rain throughout most of the state Monday, hunters could not have asked for a more perfect setting to kick off modern gun ...

Opening weekend ideal for deer hunters - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Opening weekend ideal for deer hunters    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Deer hunters could not have asked for more perfect conditions to kick off modern gun season in Arkansas. Frosty temperatures opening weekend Nov. 10-11 put ...

PHOTOS: This Arkansas wildlife refuge has 160000 acres and 365 lakes. Here's how to explore it. - Arkansas Online
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
PHOTOS: This Arkansas wildlife refuge has 160000 acres and 365 lakes. Here's how to explore it.    Arkansas Online The Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge has been on my list of places to explore in The Natural State for some time. I planned an outing last ...

$35M 'urban mining' plant got its start with high expectations and mostly state money. It hasn't gone according to plan. - Arkansas Online
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
$35M 'urban mining' plant got its start with high expectations and mostly state money. It hasn't gone according to plan.    Arkansas Online OSCEOLA -- Touting itself as the nation's first "urban mining" electronic-waste recycling plant, BlueOak Arkansas hasn't yet lived up to its billing, either as a ...

Rich in history - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rich in history    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Over the next two years we will be celebrating the bicentennial of several Arkansas counties, four in 2020 alone. However, we should not forget that next month ...

REX NELSON: West Memphis good times - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
REX NELSON: West Memphis good times    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The good news keeps coming in West Memphis. Last week, Arkansas voters approved a constitutional amendment that will allow four full-fledged casinos ...

Subpoenaed Arkansas coroner delivers requested death reports - Arkansas Online
11/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Subpoenaed Arkansas coroner delivers requested death reports    Arkansas Online A southeast Arkansas coroner turned over what he said were six years worth of death reports Friday in response to a subpoena after he declined for several ...

Plenty of time left to hunt deer in Arkansas - Magnoliareporter
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Plenty of time left to hunt deer in Arkansas    Magnoliareporter Even with some light rain throughout most of the state Monday, hunters could not have asked for a more perfect setting to kick off modern gun season in ...

Still a lot of deer season left for Arkansas deer hunters - Newton County Times
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Still a lot of deer season left for Arkansas deer hunters    Newton County Times LITTLE ROCK — Even with some light rain throughout most of the state Monday, hunters could not have asked for a more perfect setting to kick off modern gun ...

Mid-Week snow moved from Arkansas north - KOAM-TV
11/14/2018 12:56:59 PM
Mid-Week snow moved from Arkansas north    KOAM-TV The system just to our southeast putting down some light snow in Arkansas really picks up steam in the next 24 hours and could drop 5-7 inches by the time it ...

2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy highway near Memphis - Arkansas Online
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy highway near Memphis    Arkansas Online BYHALIA, Mississippi — A tour bus overturned Wednesday on an icy highway near Memphis, leaving two people dead and 44 others aboard with injuries as a ...

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 Where you'll find the largest bottomland hardwood forest in the lower Mississippi River Valley.

Mother killed sons, self by driving into Mississippi River - WREG NewsChannel 3
9/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mother killed sons, self by driving into Mississippi River    WREG NewsChannel 3 The Arkansas state medical examiner says a woman from Memphis committed murder and suicide by driving herself and her two sons into the river.

Deaths of mom, kids found dead in Mississippi River ruled murder-suicide - Atlanta Journal Constitution
9/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Deaths of mom, kids found dead in Mississippi River ruled murder-suicide    Atlanta Journal Constitution The Crittenden County Medical Examiner in Arkansas has ruled the death of Memphis, Tennessee, mother Aisha Fair and her two sons a murder-suicide.

Towboat fire closes Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas - Arkansas Online
9/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Towboat fire closes Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas    Arkansas Online WEST HELENA-HELENA — A towboat fire has prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to close a 10-mile stretch of the Mississippi River between northwestern ...

Sheriff: Body found in Mississippi River - KAIT
8/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sheriff: Body found in Mississippi River    KAIT MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - According to Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook, a body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock for an ...

Man calls 911 after killing pregnant girlfriend before driving into Mississippi River, cops say - New York Post
8/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Man calls 911 after killing pregnant girlfriend before driving into Mississippi River, cops say    New York Post Arkansas cops on Tuesday released a chilling 911 call made after a man killed his pregnant girlfriend -- and just before he committed suicide by driving into the ...

Arkansas fighting Asian carp with angler awareness, baitfish regulations - Harrison Daily
8/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas fighting Asian carp with angler awareness, baitfish regulations    Harrison Daily LITTLE ROCK — Fish jumping into the boat sounds like a dream come true for some anglers — until you've experienced it firsthand. That's exactly what's ...

Asian Carp in Arkansas Jumping into Boats - KARK
8/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Asian Carp in Arkansas Jumping into Boats    KARK The invasive species native to Southeast Asia was brought to Arkansas to keep wastewater treatment facility retention ponds clean and to reduce organic matter ...

Crash noted before deaths of mom, 2 young kids; car ended up in river under I-40 bridge - Arkansas Online
8/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Crash noted before deaths of mom, 2 young kids; car ended up in river under I-40 bridge    Arkansas Online A woman who died along with her two children July 27 was involved in a car accident shortly before her car ended up in the Mississippi River under the ...

'I just want to explore': Kayaker, 64, traveling 2000 miles stops in North Little Rock - Arkansas Online
8/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
'I just want to explore': Kayaker, 64, traveling 2000 miles stops in North Little Rock    Arkansas Online A solo kayaker floating the length of the Arkansas River visited North Little Rock on Thursday after traveling nearly 1500 miles on his way to the Gulf of Mexico.

Woman, 2 children found dead in submerged car in Arkansas branch of Mississippi River - KY3
7/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Woman, 2 children found dead in submerged car in Arkansas branch of Mississippi River    KY3 A Memphis, Tennessee, woman and two children have been found dead in a car submerged in an Arkansas branch of the Mississippi River.

Sultana museum in Arkansas memorializes 1,800 who died in river - Arkansas Online
7/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sultana museum in Arkansas memorializes 1,800 who died in river    Arkansas Online The shifting of Mississippi River channels over the past 153 years has left the charred wreckage from history's deadliest U.S. maritime disaster buried beneath a ...

Oklahoma economy floats on commerce driven by McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System - NewsOK.com
7/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oklahoma economy floats on commerce driven by McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System    NewsOK.com ALONG THE MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM — A sea of giant rolled-steel plates occupy storage yards at the Tulsa Port of ...

Pedestrian killed on US 82 named - Arkansas Online
6/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Pedestrian killed on US 82 named    Arkansas Online Authorities have identified an Arkansas woman who was killed in what authorities said is an apparent hit-and-run incident on a Mississippi highway.

Arkansas woman killed in hit-and-run on Mississippi highway - Arkansas Online
6/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas woman killed in hit-and-run on Mississippi highway    Arkansas Online GREENVILLE, Miss. — Authorities have identified an Arkansas woman who was killed in an apparent hit-and-run on a highway in Mississippi.

Memphis overflow into Arkansas slim; river a barrier to suburban growth - Arkansas Online
6/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Memphis overflow into Arkansas slim; river a barrier to suburban growth    Arkansas Online Memphis' suburbs across the state line in Arkansas are exceptions to the trend of growing suburbs near urban centers.

Arkansas authorities look to repair flooded Big River Crossing trail - WREG NewsChannel 3
3/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas authorities look to repair flooded Big River Crossing trail    WREG NewsChannel 3 MEMPHIS, Tenn. — More rain could mean more trouble for parts of the Big River Crossing trail, which connects Tennessee and Arkansas via a bridge over the ...

Towboat sinks in Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas, spills diesel - Arkansas Online
1/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Towboat sinks in Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas, spills diesel    Arkansas Online The U.S. Coast Guard responded Wednesday after a vessel carrying thousands of gallons of diesel sank in the Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas.

Vessel carrying 10,000 gallons of oil sinks into Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas, Coast Guard says - Arkansas Online
1/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Vessel carrying 10,000 gallons of oil sinks into Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas, Coast Guard says    Arkansas Online The U.S. Coast Guard is responding after a vessel carrying thousands of gallons of oil sank in the Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas.

Water Resources News Items
Senator Crowder on Downside for Proposed Water Sale - The Prowers Journal
12/10/2018 10:33:57 AM
Senator Crowder on Downside for Proposed Water Sale    The Prowers Journal “The agreement with Colorado Springs Utilities will benefit many farmers in the Lower Arkansas River Valley” and “this will be a win-win for those in the San Luis ...

West Fork sewer project gets state funding - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/3/2018 2:00:00 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 ...

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers - Tri-City Herald
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers    Tri-City Herald Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers: Texarkana Gazette. Nov. 25, 2018. Cooperation. Between the two Texarkanas. We have heard ...

Lower Ark water sold to Springs - Bent County Democrat
11/21/2018 6:57:00 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 - 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.

Arkansas and Oklahoma state agencies announce agreement on Illinois River - Newton County Times
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas and Oklahoma state agencies announce agreement on Illinois River    Newton County Times NORTH LITTLE ROCK—Today, Arkansas and Oklahoma state agencies announced the completion of a Memorandum of Agreement committing the states to ...

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 ...

First permanent water sharing agreement with augmentation association in Colorado finalized - Fence Post
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
First permanent water sharing agreement with augmentation association in Colorado finalized    Fence Post LAS ANIMAS, Colo. — The Fort Lyon Canal Company board approved to allow a Lower Arkansas Water Management Association member to deliver FLCC ...

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 ...

NM weighs use of oil wastewater - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
NM weighs use of oil wastewater    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette With drought a constant consideration for New Mexico, state and federal officials are warning that decisions about water are growing more complicated and ...

Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Gives AEDC $65,000 for Unpaved Roads - amppob.com
10/31/2018 6:11:16 PM
Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Gives AEDC $65,000 for Unpaved Roads    amppob.com The Arkansas Game and Fish foundation has given the Arkansas Economic Development Commission $65000 for its Division of Rural Services Unpaved Roads ...

Mary Elizabeth Dixon - Jonathan Zell Barnett - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
10/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mary Elizabeth Dixon - Jonathan Zell Barnett    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Angelo's Garden in Mayflower was the setting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, for the marriage of Mary Elizabeth Dixon and Jonathan Zell Barnett. Officiating was 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 - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
10/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Business People of Northwest Arkansas    Northwest 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 ...

Crowder and Weber try for better river flow - La Junta Tribune Democrat
10/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Crowder and Weber try for better river flow    La Junta Tribune Democrat Key for flood control is dredging of Arkansas River. Sen. Larry Crowder introduced legislation to the Water Resources Review Committee hearing on ...

Cherokees look at poultry expansion - Arkansas Online
9/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Cherokees look at poultry expansion    Arkansas Online The Cherokee Nation announced this week that it is forming a joint council with the state of Oklahoma to study the growing number of poultry houses in the state.

Congress pushes pipeline from Lake Pueblo to Lamar - Pueblo Chieftain
9/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Congress pushes pipeline from Lake Pueblo to Lamar    Pueblo Chieftain Although President Donald Trump's budget plan for 2019 erased any money for the Arkansas Valley Conduit, Congress is pushing ahead to fund the planned ...

Arkansas River: Leadville to Lamar - La Junta Tribune Democrat
8/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River: Leadville to Lamar    La Junta Tribune Democrat Presentation with panel discussionEngineer Mike Weber of the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District introduced the documentary film, “The ...

Majority: Red-light 30 Crossing | Arkansas Reporter - Arkansas Times
8/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Majority: Red-light 30 Crossing | Arkansas Reporter    Arkansas Times But ARDOT's project to widen the interstate is preordained, some believe.

Commercial-flight astronauts picked - Arkansas Online
8/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Commercial-flight astronauts picked    Arkansas Online NASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S..

Corps of Engineers raises issues with I-30 project - Arkansas Times
8/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Corps of Engineers raises issues with I-30 project    Arkansas Times The Arkansas Department of Transportation's draft Environmental Assessment of the impact of its plan to widen Interstate 30 and build a new bridge is lacking in ...

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 ...

Utilities works out the first water-sharing deal in the state with agricultural interests - Colorado Springs Independent
7/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Utilities works out the first water-sharing deal in the state with agricultural interests    Colorado Springs Independent Colorado Springs Utilities is trumpeting a water-sharing deal involving several parties in the Lower Arkansas River Valley. The agreement is the first of its kind in ...

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 ...

LAWMA approves water sharing agreement with Colorado Springs Utilities - Fence Post
7/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
LAWMA approves water sharing agreement with Colorado Springs Utilities    Fence Post LAMAR, Colo. — The Lower Arkansas Water Management Association board has announced it will participate in a permanent water sharing agreement with ...

Arkansas Natural Resources Commission Meeting July 18th | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC - JD Supra
7/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission Meeting July 18th | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC    JD Supra The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (“ANRC”) has scheduled its next meeting for July 18th. The meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the agency ...

Wooster preparing for future growth - News - Arkansas News
7/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Wooster preparing for future growth - News    Arkansas News Wooster is becoming known as one of the fastest growing small towns in Arkansas. Every day, cars are backed up at the four-way stop, either headed south to ...

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.

DC lobbyist to promote Arkansas river system - Arkansas Online
6/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
DC lobbyist to promote Arkansas river system    Arkansas Online A group of private and public interests with ties to the Arkansas River has hired a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm to press its case before Congress and the U.S. ...

City of Fort Smith, Arkansas, deploys Itron software - Water Finance & Management
4/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
City of Fort Smith, Arkansas, deploys Itron software    Water Finance & Management Itron, Inc., is working with the City of Fort Smith, Arkansas, to modernize its water infrastructure with Itron's OpenWay Riva smart water solution over the next two ...

Itron to Modernize Water Infrastructure in Arkansas with Smart Meter Migration - Business Wire
4/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Itron to Modernize Water Infrastructure in Arkansas with Smart Meter Migration    Business Wire The City of Fort Smith, Arkansas plans to modernize its water infrastructure with Itron's OpenWay® Riva smart water solution over the next two years.

Arctic air, snow slam Northeast - Arkansas Online
1/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arctic air, snow slam Northeast    Arkansas Online Frigid temperatures, some that felt as low as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region dug out from a winter storm that a day ...

Annual Conference - University of Arkansas Newswire
9/29/2017 9:20:12 PM
Annual Conference    University of Arkansas Newswire information about AWRC annual conference and links to past conference programs.