Water Resources in Ouachita Mountains 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 Ouachita Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Home Water Conservation Organizations & Professionals serving Ouachita Mountains 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
Hope Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Hope, 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.

 

Show Illinois River Organizations & Professionals (67)
There are 67 resources serving Ouachita Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Illinois River Organizations & Professionals serving Ouachita Mountains Region
Geologists / Hydrologists
ATOKA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Overton, PG - President & CEO - Hot Springs, AR
David R. Williamson, RPG
CRC, LLC International Archaeology & Ecology Consultants - Environmental Geologist - Chappell Hill, TX
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Fogarty Land and Environmental
Michael Fogarty - Earth Scientist - Canaan, NH
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Bob Boagni, P.E. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
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
Hope Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Hope, AR
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
USDA Rural Development - Arkansas Office
- Little Rock, AR
Licensed Water Well Contractors
Anderson Engineering Consultants
Jeffery W. Walker - Little Rock, AR
Andrews & Foster Drilling Company
Donald A. Foster - President - Athens, TX
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
MagnaCore Drilling & Environmental Services, Inc.
Cedric Cascio - Allen, TX
Pender Water Wells
Ernest Pender - President - Texarkana, TX
Soil / Water Testing Labs
ATOKA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Overton, PG - President & CEO - Hot Springs, AR
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
Arkansas Acres for Wildlife Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Aquatic Resources Education Program
Jimmy Barnett - ARE Program Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Colton Dennis - Black Bass Biologist - Hot Springs, AR
Arkansas Forest Stewardship Program
Doug Akin - Assistant State Forester-Management - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Toni Snow - Administrative Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Partners Project
Bill Noble - Project Biologist - North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Poultry Litter Cost Share Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Private Lands Program
Bubba Groves - Private Lands Assistant Supervisor - Monticello, AR
Arkansas State Wildlife Grants
Jane Anderson - Arkansas Wildlife Action Plan Implementation Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Stream Team Program
Steve Filipek - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Wetland Mitigation Bank Program
John Turner - Environmental Program Manager - Little Rock, AR
Arkansaswater.org
- Little Rock, AR
Conservation District Grant Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Family and Community Fishing Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Firewise Communities Program
Kevin Kilcrease - Firewise Coordinator/State Liaison - Little Rock, AR
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Trumpeter Swan Restoration and Reporting
AGFC - Little Rock, AR
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Water Conservation
David Heikes
University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff Aquaculture & Fisheries Center - Extension Fisheries Specialist - Pine Bluff, AR
Ecological Conservation Organization
Rob Fisher - Executive Director - Little Rock, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR

 Mississippi River

   
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NRCS Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative

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

 

Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture

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

 

National Pollution Funds Center

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

 

Audubon Mississippi River Initiative

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

 

The Mississippi River Conservation Initiative

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

 

Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee

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

 

 Water Best Management Practices

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

 

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

 

Arkansas Watersheds

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

 

Safe Medicine Disposal in Arkansas

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

 

Beef Cattle Management for Water Quality Protection in Arkansas

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

 

Nutrient Management Planning for Livestock Operations - an Overview

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

 

Nutrient Management Regulations Overview for Livestock Farms in Arkansas

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

 

10 Things You Can Do to Stop (Water) Pollution

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

 

Landowner’s Guide to Streamside Living

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

 

Best Management Practices for Water Quality Protection

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

 

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

 

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

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

BMPs for Landscaping, Gardening and Pest Control

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

 

BMPs for Domestic Animals, Hobby Farms and Stables

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Best Management Practices for Fayetteville Shale Natural Gas Activities

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 Water Resources

   
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National Wetlands Database and Interactive Mapping Tool

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

 

 

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

 

Landowners Guide to Voluntary Wetland Conservation Programs in Arkansas

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

 

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

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

 

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There are 25 resources serving Ouachita Mountains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Resources Organizations & Professionals serving Ouachita Mountains Region
State Funding / Technical Resources
Arkansas Acres for Wildlife Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Aquatic Resources Education Program
Jimmy Barnett - ARE Program Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Black Bass Program
Colton Dennis - Black Bass Biologist - Hot Springs, AR
Arkansas Forest Stewardship Program
Doug Akin - Assistant State Forester-Management - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Toni Snow - Administrative Specialist - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Partners Project
Bill Noble - Project Biologist - North Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Poultry Litter Cost Share Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Private Lands Program
Bubba Groves - Private Lands Assistant Supervisor - Monticello, AR
Arkansas State Wildlife Grants
Jane Anderson - Arkansas Wildlife Action Plan Implementation Coordinator - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Stream Team Program
Steve Filipek - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Arkansas Wetland Mitigation Bank Program
John Turner - Environmental Program Manager - Little Rock, AR
Arkansaswater.org
- Little Rock, AR
Conservation District Grant Program
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - Little Rock, AR
Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Family and Community Fishing Program
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Little Rock, AR
Firewise Communities Program
Kevin Kilcrease - Firewise Coordinator/State Liaison - Little Rock, AR
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Hargrave Forestry Management Service
Wade C. Hargrave - Batesville, AR
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Trumpeter Swan Restoration and Reporting
AGFC - Little Rock, AR
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Water Conservation
David Heikes
University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff Aquaculture & Fisheries Center - Extension Fisheries Specialist - Pine Bluff, AR
Ecological Conservation Organization
Rob Fisher - Executive Director - Little Rock, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
 

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Sewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/11/2019 2:00:00 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 2:00:00 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 9:52:58 PM
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.

Blaney, Bowles, Yell County Wildlife Federation honored at awards banquet - Russellville Courier
8/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Blaney, Bowles, Yell County Wildlife Federation honored at awards banquet    Russellville Courier WHITE HALL -- Martin Blaney, Sasha Bowles and the Yell County Wildlife Federation (YCWF) were honored during the 2019 Arkansas Wildlife Federation ...

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 ...

Wild turkeys terrorize Florida senior community - Arkansas News
7/25/2019 3:54:14 PM
Wild turkeys terrorize Florida senior community    Arkansas News Wild turkeys terrorized a Central Florida senior community this spring, charging octogenarians using walkers, chasing golf carts and cornering residents in their ...

Arkansas weekly fishing report - North Texas e-News
7/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas weekly fishing report    North Texas e-News CENTRAL ARKANSAS. Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir. NOTICE: AGFC employees and contractors using airboats will be conducting foliar ...

Loans will allow homes to avoid tainted well - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Loans will allow homes to avoid tainted well    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Loan money will allow a small water district with a tainted well to connect to another source in Benton County.

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 ...

Paddle boarder dead after being swept down Arkansas River near Buena Vista - Glenwood Springs Post Independent
6/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Paddle boarder dead after being swept down Arkansas River near Buena Vista    Glenwood Springs Post Independent A man who was paddle boarding on Colorado's Arkansas River is dead after being swept away in the swift water.

Pick for Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is panel's youngest ever - Camden News
6/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Pick for Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is panel's youngest ever    Camden News Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday appointed a Little Rock woman to a seven-year term on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

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

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.

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 ...

An open line, plus opening fire on feral hogs - Arkansas Times
6/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
An open line, plus opening fire on feral hogs    Arkansas Times Here's the open line. And I wanted to mention something I overlooked Friday. News from the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission: The commission ...

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

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

Join Arkansas’s annual turkey and quail brood survey effort - KARK
6/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Join Arkansas’s annual turkey and quail brood survey effort    KARK LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is opening up participation in the state's annual Wild Turkey Brood Survey and ...

Hiker reunited with family 6 days after going missing in Arkansas - CBS News
6/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hiker reunited with family 6 days after going missing in Arkansas    CBS News A missing hiker was reunited with his family after spending nearly a week lost in the Arkansas wilderness. Kenneth Craig reports.

Arkansas police confirm dead body is former state lawmaker - Yahoo News
6/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas police confirm dead body is former state lawmaker    Yahoo News Authorities in Arkansas on Thursday confirmed that a body found outside the home of a former Republican state lawmaker was hers, and police are investigating ...

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

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

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

Arkansas River 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 ...

City of Coweta releases update on flooding situation - KTUL
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
City of Coweta releases update on flooding situation    KTUL The City of Coweta released an update on the flooding situation Tuesday afternoon. The city says that water continues to spread from the Arkansas and ...

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

Central U.S. severe weather: Arkansas River set for historic flooding - Axios
5/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Central U.S. severe weather: Arkansas River set for historic flooding    Axios Communities in the Plains and Midwest were bracing for more severe weather Monday — with the National Weather *Service* warning those along the Arkansas ...

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.

Arkansas River floodzone evacuation - Russellville Courier
5/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River floodzone evacuation    Russellville Courier Editor's note: The following press release comes from the office of Pope County Judge Ben Cross. Pope County is under immediate threat of historic river floodin.

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

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.

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

Researchers Document the Oldest Known Trees in Eastern North America - University of Arkansas Newswire
5/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Researchers Document the Oldest Known Trees in Eastern North America    University of Arkansas Newswire FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A recently documented stand of bald cypress trees in North Carolina, including one tree at least 2,624 years old, are the oldest known ...

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.

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

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

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

A-State Celebration of Earth Day is Set for April 17 - ASU News
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
A-State Celebration of Earth Day is Set for April 17    ASU News JONESBORO – Area businesses, industries and more than 700 local K-12 students will join Arkansas State University's students, faculty and staff to celebrate ...

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

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

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

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

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

Arkansas State Police Open Investigation Into Inmate Deaths - U.S. News & World Report
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas State Police Open Investigation Into Inmate Deaths    U.S. News & World Report PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Department of Correction says State Police are investigating the deaths of two inmates on consecutive days at different ...

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.

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.

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission: Turning Fines Into Grants - amppob.com
1/31/2019 2:49:49 PM
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission: Turning Fines Into Grants    amppob.com The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission uses fishing and hunting fines to donate half a million dollars to Arkansas Schools.

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 ...

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

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

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

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

Exploring the White River Refuge with biologist Matt Moran - Arkansas Times
11/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Exploring the White River Refuge with biologist Matt Moran    Arkansas Times WALKING ON WATER: A boardwalk trail behind the visitor center in St. Charles allows hikers to traverse a swamp en route to a patch of old growth forest.

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

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

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
State fines Bethel Heights over its wastewater treatment - Arkansas Online
8/17/2019 3:15:43 AM
State fines Bethel Heights over its wastewater treatment    Arkansas Online The city of Bethel Heights faces a total of $122400 in fines for violations involving its wastewater treatment plants, the Arkansas Department of Environmental ...

Sewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/11/2019 2:00:00 AM
Sewer capacity threatens Northwest Arkansas' growth, environment    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Human waste threatens to foul the highly touted nest called Northwest Arkansas.

Gov. Hutchinson open to 'red flag' gun legislation, could back new hate crime law - talkbusiness.net
8/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Hutchinson open to 'red flag' gun legislation, could back new hate crime law    talkbusiness.net Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday (Aug. 7) he was open to backing limited “red flag” legislation to expand background checks for Arkansas gun sales and ...

NWA fishing report - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
NWA fishing report    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Fishing report from Beaver Lake, Beaver tailwater, Lake Fayetteville, Lake Sequoyah, Bella Vista, Swepco Lake, Illinois River, Eastern Oklahoma and Table ...

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 ...

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

Haak announces run to replace Douglas - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Haak announces run to replace Douglas    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Delia Haak will run to replace retiring state Rep. Dan Douglas, R-Bentonville, for the Republican nomination as the House District 91 representative, she said in ...

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

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.

Illinois, Arkansas Rivers under flood warnings | News - Tahlequah Daily Press
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Illinois, Arkansas Rivers under flood warnings | News    Tahlequah Daily Press A flood warning continues for area rivers. The Illinois River near Tahlequah has a warning affecting Cherokee County until Tuesday at 10 p.m. or until canceled, ...

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Scott Pruitt, the embattled head of the Environmental Protection Agency, took the side of poultry companies and other businesses in Arkansas in a dispute over ...

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
Five from Arkansas graduate from DRA Delta Leadership Institute - talkbusiness.net
8/16/2019 3:35:00 PM
Five from Arkansas graduate from DRA Delta Leadership Institute    talkbusiness.net There are five new Arkansas graduates of the Delta Leadership Institute (DLI) Executive Academy who now have the tools to support the Delta Regional ...

Green Steel: How Arkansas Became Home To America's Cleanest And Fastest-Growing Steelmaker - Forbes
8/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Green Steel: How Arkansas Became Home To America's Cleanest And Fastest-Growing Steelmaker    Forbes After his partner dropped dead, globetrotting financier David Stickler found himself at the helm of a steel mill startup in rural Arkansas.

2 states seek funding to clear river system - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
8/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
2 states seek funding to clear river system    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Provisions added to the proposed federal budget bill would open up billions in aid to help restore the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.

$538,900 approved for Arkansas boat ramps and access points - KAIT
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
$538,900 approved for Arkansas boat ramps and access points    KAIT Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously authorized $538900 from the state's Marine Fuel Tax program to be used for repairs and upgrades to boat ...

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

Some river traffic returns at Little Rock port - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Some river traffic returns at Little Rock port    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Flooding that stalled barges on the Arkansas River last month has retreated enough to allow limited traffic in and out of the Port of Little Rock.

Arkansas researchers count Mississippi River Delta turtles - KAIT
7/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas researchers count Mississippi River Delta turtles    KAIT The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has launched a three-year study to track aquatic turtles in the Mississippi River Delta.

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, ...

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 ...

Levee failures along Mississippi, Missouri and Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuation orders - AccuWeather.com
6/3/2019 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 ...

Evacuations remain in effect as swollen Arkansas River threatens communities in Oklahoma, Arkansas - AccuWeather.com
5/29/2019 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 ...

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 ...

Record-breaking floods inundate parts of central US - AccuWeather.com
5/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Record-breaking floods inundate parts of central US    AccuWeather.com Evacuations are underway as flooding is impacting areas across Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois and parts of Nebraska and Iowa.

Midwest, Plains Residents Ordered from Homes as Rivers Hit Record Levels - The Weather Channel
5/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Midwest, Plains Residents Ordered from Homes as Rivers Hit Record Levels    The Weather Channel Residents all along the Arkansas River on Monday were preparing for the worst flooding in recorded history as the river hit record-breaking levels and was still ...

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 ...

Mississippi River rising again, to crest at 50 feet - The Vicksburg Post - Vicksburg Post
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi River rising again, to crest at 50 feet - The Vicksburg Post    Vicksburg Post Forecast heavy rains for the Mississippi River Basin area around the Arkansas River, could raise the Mississippi's level at Vicksburg to 50 feet, a National ...

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
Good Day NWA: Happening in NWA Thursday, August 15 - KNWA
8/15/2019 11:51:00 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.

Arkansas House of Representatives Weekly Column | Opinion - Mcrecordonline
8/14/2019 9:00:00 AM
Arkansas House of Representatives Weekly Column | Opinion    Mcrecordonline In Arkansas, there are on average 71 billion gallons of water flowing in rivers, 4.8 trillion gallons in lakes and 200 trillion gallons in the ground.

Westerman visits treatment plant - El Dorado News-Times
8/9/2019 9:52:58 PM
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.

Retreat to Focus on Research Centers and Institutes - University of Arkansas Newswire
8/7/2019 1:08:39 AM
Retreat to Focus on Research Centers and Institutes    University of Arkansas Newswire the U of A Research Center Director Summer Retreat is co-sponsored by Daniel Sui, vice chancellor for research and innovation, and Stacy Leeds, vice ...

Blaney, Bowles, Yell County Wildlife Federation honored at awards banquet - Russellville Courier
8/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Blaney, Bowles, Yell County Wildlife Federation honored at awards banquet    Russellville Courier WHITE HALL -- Martin Blaney, Sasha Bowles and the Yell County Wildlife Federation (YCWF) were honored during the 2019 Arkansas Wildlife Federation ...

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 ...

2019 Arkansas Water Resources Center Water Conference: July 30/31 Fayetteville, Arkansas - Reminder - JD Supra
7/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
2019 Arkansas Water Resources Center Water Conference: July 30/31 Fayetteville, Arkansas - Reminder    JD Supra The Arkansas Water Resources Center (“AWRC”) previously announced the dates for its annual Water Conference (“Conference”). The Conference will be held ...

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 ...

Kansas–Oklahoma Arkansas River Commission meeting set for July 25 - High Plains Journal
7/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Kansas–Oklahoma Arkansas River Commission meeting set for July 25    High Plains Journal The 55th annual meeting of the Kansas–Oklahoma Arkansas River Commission will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 205 SW Frank Phillips Blvd, Bartlesville, ...

Heavener City Council to address water quality - Arkansas News
7/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Heavener City Council to address water quality    Arkansas News Water issues will be a topic of discussion for the Heavener City Council on Tuesday.State Rep. Lundy Kiger will speak to the Heavener City Council and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Arkansas fugitive set free in Las Cruces still wanted - Silver City Sun-News
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas fugitive set free in Las Cruces still wanted    Silver City Sun-News LAS CRUCES - An Arkansas fugitive who was set free on Monday night in Las Cruces due to a paperwork error is still at large Wednesday. Monday, a judge ...

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.