Water Resources in Ozark Highlands 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 22 resources serving Ozark Highlands Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Home Water Conservation Organizations & Professionals serving Ozark Highlands 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
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, TX

 Illinois River

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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There are 56 resources serving Ozark Highlands Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Illinois River Organizations & Professionals serving Ozark Highlands 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
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, 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
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
Upper White River Basin Foundation
- Kimberling City, MO

 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 26 resources serving Ozark Highlands Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Resources Organizations & Professionals serving Ozark Highlands 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
Upper White River Basin Foundation
- Kimberling City, MO
 

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It's personal - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
5/16/2019 3:51:00 AM
It's personal    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Recent guest writers have attempted to vilify Arkansas Farm Bureau while questioning our involvement in the struggle to keep C&H Hog Farms in Newton ...

Rebuilding and Repairing a Piece of History - USDA.gov
5/15/2019 10:10:55 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.

Heavy Rain and Floods Send a 9-foot Alligator Fleeing Into Arkansas Farmland - NTD
5/14/2019 10:27:44 PM
Heavy Rain and Floods Send a 9-foot Alligator Fleeing Into Arkansas Farmland    NTD When it comes to flooding, the problems most people think about are washed-out roads and underwater homes. But after rainstorms in Missouri and Iowa ...

Environment notebook - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
5/13/2019 3:18:00 AM
Environment notebook    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Funds earmarkedfor conservation. Washington County farmers and landowners in part of the West Fork and White River watershed can now apply for funds to ...

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

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

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 ...

Dear Monty: Household waste disposal gone wild - Business - Arkansas News
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dear Monty: Household waste disposal gone wild - Business    Arkansas News Reader question: I have a neighbor with a house for sale. He had another neighbor with a backhoe come into his yard the other day and dig up a portion of the ...

Protect our future - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Protect our future    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Every Earth Day, I think about how lucky I am to have spent the majority of my life in the Natural State. I was born in Russellville, in the heart of the Arkansas ...

Arkansas trout permit increase to benefit world-class fisheries - Newton County Times
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas trout permit increase to benefit world-class fisheries    Newton County Times LITTLE ROCK — With the signing of Senate Bill 486 on April 11, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas General Assembly have started the ball rolling to ...

College student falls to death from Arkansas cliff trying to take phot - WGAU
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
College student falls to death from Arkansas cliff trying to take phot    WGAU NEWTON COUNTY, Ark. - A South Dakota college student fell 100 feet to her death from a cliff in Ozark National Park while hiking on a class trip over the ...

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 ...

OLD NEWS: Behold, the wonder of refrigerators - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
OLD NEWS: Behold, the wonder of refrigerators    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Is your refrigerator running? Are you going to chase it? It would have been easier to catch on April Fool's Day 1919. Refrigerators didn't run then. They sat quietly ...

Fourteen-year-old student shot at Arkansas school - KOAA 5
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fourteen-year-old student shot at Arkansas school    KOAA 5 PRESCOTT, Ark. (AP) – Police say a 14-year-old student is stable at Arkansas Children's Hospital after being shot by another 14-year-old student inside a ...

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 ...

Farm Bureau seeks to cover itself on hog manure bill - Arkansas Times
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Farm Bureau seeks to cover itself on hog manure bill    Arkansas Times [Rep. Mary] Bentley said Monday evening she wanted to look over the amendment further before commenting on it but said she and others have tried to look into ...

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 ...

Bill to change how Arkansas farms get permits draws EPA review - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bill to change how Arkansas farms get permits draws EPA review    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Federal environmental regulators are reviewing an Arkansas Senate bill that would change how hog farms and other farms are permitted, concerned that it might ...

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 ...

Central Arkansas Wildlife fishing report - News - Hot Springs Village Voice
3/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Central Arkansas Wildlife fishing report - News    Hot Springs Village Voice Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir(updated 3-13-2019) Bates Field and Stream (501-470-1846) said that the lake clarity is muddy and the water is high.

Senate approves move to ease regulation of liquid animal waste - Arkansas Times
3/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Senate approves move to ease regulation of liquid animal waste    Arkansas Times The Senate today approved Sen. Gary Stubblefield's SB 550 to transfer regulation of liquid animal waste from the Department of Environmental Quality to the ...

Arkansas River snowpack hits 124% of median - Chaffee County Times
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River snowpack hits 124% of median    Chaffee County Times February precipitation built on past months' increases to the Colorado snowpack, pushing the state above average.

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 ...

For Arkansas Farmers, The Future Lies in Conserving Resources - amppob.com
2/28/2019 10:13:02 AM
For Arkansas Farmers, The Future Lies in Conserving Resources    amppob.com Soybeans are one of the biggest crops in Arkansas, and as farmers and those in agriculture technology look to the future, the name of the game is resource ...

Arkansas House approves tightening abortion ban to 18 weeks - Star Tribune
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas House approves tightening abortion ban to 18 weeks    Star Tribune The Arkansas House on Monday approved a proposal to ban abortion 18 weeks into a woman's pregnancy, moving the state closer toward enacting what could ...

Park projects would total $25 million - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Park projects would total $25 million    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Passage of the park bond issue would mean a public tent campground, a paddle and nature attraction, a one-stop spot for youth baseball and more features for ...

Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry dines on donation from snow goose event - Harrison Daily
2/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry dines on donation from snow goose event    Harrison Daily Mack's Prairie Wings in Stuttgart presented a check for $10,333.33 to Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry as a portion of funds raised at the first World ...

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.

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

Agreement reached in FOIA lawsuit - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Agreement reached in FOIA lawsuit    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A state association of conservation districts violated the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act when it refused to turn over documents related to specialty license ...

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

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

Man found dead inside burned Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building - KOAA 5
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Man found dead inside burned Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building    KOAA 5 Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.

Register for the Annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference - amppob.com
1/16/2019 11:44:31 AM
Register for the Annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference    amppob.com The 21st annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Expo at Arkansas State University will address the latest issues and trends in soil and ...

21st Annual Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference/Expo: Jonesboro, Arkansas (ASU) - January 30th - JD Supra
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
21st Annual Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference/Expo: Jonesboro, Arkansas (ASU) - January 30th    JD Supra The 21st Annual Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference & Expo (“Conference”) will be held in Jonesboro, Arkansas, at Arkansas State University on ...

Whooping crane's presence excites Arkansas birders | Outdoors - Magnoliareporter
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Whooping crane's presence excites Arkansas birders | Outdoors    Magnoliareporter A rare visitor from the coastal marshes took an extended break in Arkansas during the first two segments of duck season this year.

Flurry of Public Lands Action in Congress Shows Conservation Is a Priority - The Pew Charitable Trusts
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flurry of Public Lands Action in Congress Shows Conservation Is a Priority    The Pew Charitable Trusts The 115th Congress saved some of its best work for last, passing late-session measures to protect wilderness in Tennessee and Arkansas. Now the stage is set ...

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

Wayward whooping crane pays a visit to parts of Arkansas, to the delight of birdwatchers - Arkansas Online
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wayward whooping crane pays a visit to parts of Arkansas, to the delight of birdwatchers    Arkansas Online As Arkansas birders in general enjoy their annual season of eagle-watching hikes and cruises, a lucky few are thinking back to a very different and even larger ...

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

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 ...

Senate backs stopgap deal on spending; measure headed to House lacks Trump's wall funding - Arkansas Online
12/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Senate backs stopgap deal on spending; measure headed to House lacks Trump's wall funding    Arkansas Online The Senate on Wednesday passed a short-term spending bill that would keep the government open into early next year but deny President Donald Trump the ...

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 ...

Abandoned bales reflect failed plans for miscanthus to be part of a biofuels boom - talkbusiness.net
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Abandoned bales reflect failed plans for miscanthus to be part of a biofuels boom    talkbusiness.net As the new decade dawned in Northeast Arkansas, two new crops emerged as potential income drivers for farmers in the agriculture sector that dominates the ...

No to new permit, state tells hog farm in Buffalo River watershed - Arkansas Online
11/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
No to new permit, state tells hog farm in Buffalo River watershed    Arkansas Online The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has denied a new operating permit for C&H Hog Farms in the Buffalo National River watershed, which ...

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 ...

Agency denies new operating permit for Arkansas hog farm - Arkansas Online
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Agency denies new operating permit for Arkansas hog farm    Arkansas Online The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has denied C&H Hog Farms a new operating permit. The decision means the farm must close, but the ...

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.

Utility Agrees to Close Arkansas' Largest Coal Plants - POWER magazine
11/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Utility Agrees to Close Arkansas' Largest Coal Plants    POWER magazine Entergy Arkansas said it will close the state's two largest coal-fired power plants, along with one gas-fired plant, by 2030 as part of a settlement with.

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.

Conservation Groups Disappointed With Illinois River Water Quality Improvements Plan - KFSM 5Newsonline
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Conservation Groups Disappointed With Illinois River Water Quality Improvements Plan    KFSM 5Newsonline OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Conservation groups are expressing disappointment with a memorandum of agreement between Oklahoma and Arkansas officials to ...

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 ...

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

South Fayetteville neighborhood seeing new patterns take shape - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
10/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
South Fayetteville neighborhood seeing new patterns take shape    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette FAYETTEVILLE -- What council members and planners believe is good for the city might not be what some residents in established neighborhoods want.

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 ...

Projects to improve Mississippi River basin water quality - MyArkLaMiss
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Projects to improve Mississippi River basin water quality    MyArkLaMiss The USDA Natural Resources Conservation *Service* (NRCS) has selected five new projects in Arkansas for its 13-state Mississippi River Basin Initiative (MRBI).

'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 The Old State House's exhibit on ball gowns worn by Arkansas's first ladies has been practically synonymous with the museum itself, because no trip there has ...

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.

Supplemental water keeping Arkansas River from dropping too low - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
8/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Supplemental water keeping Arkansas River from dropping too low    KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.

The Arkansas River Remains A Bright Spot As Drought Dries Colorado - Colorado Public Radio
5/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Arkansas River Remains A Bright Spot As Drought Dries Colorado    Colorado Public Radio In Colorado, the Arkansas benefits from an injection of water from the Fryingpan River on the other side of the Sawatch Range.

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 ...

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

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

Illinois River News Items
Heavy rains re-swamp nation's middle - Arkansas Online
5/9/2019 5:13:00 AM
Heavy rains re-swamp nation's middle    Arkansas Online Rain swamping the nation's midsection forced people from their homes in Kansas, stranded dozens of Texas children at school overnight and strained levees ...

Environment notebook - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
5/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Environment notebook    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Final recovery plan approved for mussel. An endangered mussel in Arkansas now has a final recovery plan. The Neosho mucket mussel has historically been ...

NWA fishing report - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
NWA fishing report    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Beaver Lake. Crappie fishing is good on most areas of the lake. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker said the best fishing is south of the Arkansas 12 bridge.

Census finds migration, not births boost Arkansas growth - Alton Telegraph
4/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Census finds migration, not births boost Arkansas growth    Alton Telegraph LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' sustained population growth in 2018 was bolstered more by people migrating to the state than residents giving birth, ...

South Dakota woman killed in fall from Arkansas cliff - Alton Telegraph
4/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
South Dakota woman killed in fall from Arkansas cliff    Alton Telegraph JASPER, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a 20-year-old South Dakota woman has died after falling off a cliff in northwestern Arkansas. Newton County Sheriff Glenn ...

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 ...

Bill to change how Arkansas farms get permits draws EPA review - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bill to change how Arkansas farms get permits draws EPA review    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Federal environmental regulators are reviewing an Arkansas Senate bill that would change how hog farms and other farms are permitted, concerned that it might ...

Who gives a carp? Author details crisis with invasive, river-clogging fish - STLtoday.com
3/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Who gives a carp? Author details crisis with invasive, river-clogging fish    STLtoday.com Sometime in the 1960s in northeastern Arkansas, a small-time fishery operator thought he had the perfect solution to the weeds and algae clogging his ponds.

Bill would transfer Arkansas hog farms' oversight - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bill would transfer Arkansas hog farms' oversight    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The responsible party for issuing hog farm permits would change under a bill that cleared an Arkansas Senate committee Thursday.

Government welfare for Bella Vista private landfill cleanup on fast track UPDATE - Arkansas Times
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Government welfare for Bella Vista private landfill cleanup on fast track UPDATE    Arkansas Times The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported today that a $20 million appropriation and $10 million loan for the state to clean up an underground landfill fire in Bella ...

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

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

Northwest Arkansas real estate transactions - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Northwest Arkansas real estate transactions - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Real estate transtractions for Benton and Washington Counties.

Springdale utility considers select-harvest of trees - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Springdale utility considers select-harvest of trees    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette SPRINGDALE -- The Water and Sewer Utilities plans to cut down trees on 170 acres it owns along North Wagon Wheel Road near the Arkansas Law ...

Sewer system 'best-kept secret' - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sewer system 'best-kept secret'    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The city took two steps forward in the regional race for development.

Park could help airport's geese issue - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
12/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Park could help airport's geese issue    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Development of Osage Park may help solve the airport's ongoing geese problem, the Airport Advisory Board learned Thursday.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Three Forks History: Two Villages Formed Porum | News - Muskogee Daily Phoenix
9/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Three Forks History: Two Villages Formed Porum | News    Muskogee Daily Phoenix Not far from the juncture of the Arkansas and Canadian rivers, Cherokee settlement began as early as 1828. In a treaty signed by the western Cherokees that ...

Pollution-credit plan comment period set - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
9/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Pollution-credit plan comment period set    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A proposed regulation allowing entities to trade nutrient pollution "credits" among one another will go back out for public comment, the state's environmental ...

$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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

Brewers Bend offers seclusion for day trippers | Local News - Tahlequah Daily Press
7/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Brewers Bend offers seclusion for day trippers | Local News    Tahlequah Daily Press Like its fellow water sources, the Arkansas River has a plethora of public access areas, including Brewers Bend Recreation Area or Brewers Bend Park.

Walton Family Foundation has awarded $6.2 billion in grants in 30 years - talkbusiness.net
6/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Walton Family Foundation has awarded $6.2 billion in grants in 30 years    talkbusiness.net The Walton Family Foundation began 30 years ago and has given $6.2 billion in grants to a wide variety of groups in Arkansas and around the country. Last year ...

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.

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

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

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

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 ...

Baylor University Professor's Study Helps Settle Long-standing Water Quality Dispute Between Oklahoma and Arkansas - Baylor University
1/18/2017 3:00:00 AM
Baylor University Professor's Study Helps Settle Long-standing Water Quality Dispute Between Oklahoma and Arkansas    Baylor University Media Contact: Tonya B. Lewis, 254-710-4656. Follow Baylor Media Communications on Twitter: @BaylorUMedia. WACO, Texas (Jan. 18, 2017) — For more ...

Conservation Partnerships Improve Illinois River - USDA.gov
2/16/2016 3:00:00 AM
Conservation Partnerships Improve Illinois River    USDA.gov Thanks to conservation partnerships, two segments of the Illinois River are off Arkansas's impaired waters list. Surface erosion and agricultural activities along ...

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
Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River - Arkansas Online
5/18/2019 12:54:23 PM
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 ...

Arkansas Times Recommends: Yotam Ottolenghi's Instagram, Captain Disillusion, "The Dream" podcast, the return of David Berman and more - Arkansas Times
5/17/2019 4:28:00 PM
Arkansas Times Recommends: Yotam Ottolenghi's Instagram, Captain Disillusion, "The Dream" podcast, the return of David Berman and more    Arkansas Times Arkansas Times Recommends is a series in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things we've been enjoying this ...

'Cabaret of Daggers': A Q&A with Tav Falco - Arkansas Times
5/17/2019 9:57:00 AM
'Cabaret of Daggers': A Q&A with Tav Falco    Arkansas Times "The legacy of my mother was what she left spiritually. That's how I am driven today to continue my bizarre little career on its 40th anniversary howl. It's time to ...

Significant planting woes plague Arkansas farmers, especially those planting corn - talkbusiness.net
5/13/2019 4:11:00 PM
Significant planting woes plague Arkansas farmers, especially those planting corn    talkbusiness.net Perpetual rains, the ongoing trade war with China, and low commodity prices are putting intense pressure on Arkansas farmers as the planting season unfolds, ...

Heavy rain and floods send a 9-foot alligator fleeing into Arkansas farmland - CNN
5/11/2019 11:11:00 PM
Heavy rain and floods send a 9-foot alligator fleeing into Arkansas farmland    CNN When it comes to flooding, the problems most people think about are washed-out roads and underwater homes.

REX NELSON: Dreary Delta days - Arkansas Online
5/11/2019 2:57:00 AM
REX NELSON: Dreary Delta days    Arkansas Online Traffic on Arkansas 44 is light behind me as I read the interpretive markers at the Delta Heritage Trail State Park trailhead in downtown Elaine. This part of the ...

Possible Tornado Tears Roof from Arkansas Apartment Complex - Insurance Journal
5/10/2019 12:18:09 PM
Possible Tornado Tears Roof from Arkansas Apartment Complex    Insurance Journal Several people were injured when a possible tornado tore the roof off an Arkansas apartment building, part of a powerful line of thunderstorms that was.

Millions face flooding threat from Texas to Arkansas - WFMZ Allentown
5/9/2019 11:28:00 AM
Millions face flooding threat from Texas to Arkansas    WFMZ Allentown (CNN) - Flooding has hit parts of the South hard this week, and forecasts suggest Texas and neighboring states remain under threat -- particularly in areas that ...

Mississippians moving higher as regional rainfall restarts river's rise - Magnolia State Live - Magnolia State Live
5/9/2019 9:34:42 AM
Mississippians moving higher as regional rainfall restarts river's rise - Magnolia State Live    Magnolia State Live Forecast heavy rains for the lower Mississippi River basin area around the Arkansas River, could raise the Mississippi's levels in parts of Mississippi to ...

Storms damage Arkansas apartments, leave damage in South - Washington Post
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Storms damage Arkansas apartments, leave damage in South    Washington Post PINE BLUFF, Ark. — Several people were injured when a tornado damaged two apartment complexes in Arkansas, part of a powerful line of thunderstorms that ...

Flash Flooding Kills 1 as Storms Tear Across the South; Tornado Damages Arkansas Apartment Complex - The Weather Channel
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flash Flooding Kills 1 as Storms Tear Across the South; Tornado Damages Arkansas Apartment Complex    The Weather Channel Tornadoes were reported in Alabama and Mississippi. A flash flooding emergency was declared in Jackson, Mississippi. The National Weather *Service* ...

The Latest: Small tornado confirmed in Arkansas - Washington Post
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Latest: Small tornado confirmed in Arkansas    Washington Post PINE BLUFF, Ark. — The Latest on storms and flooding in the Midwest and Deep South (all times local):. 3:30 p.m.. Forecasters have confirmed a small tornado ...

REX NELSON: End of the road - Arkansas Online
5/8/2019 5:30:00 AM
REX NELSON: End of the road    Arkansas Online This is the end of the road. A large grain truck, kicking up dust behind it, rumbles onto Arkansas 44 from behind the sign announcing that state maintenance has ...

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 ...

Canola Time for Farms in the South? - AgWeb
5/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Canola Time for Farms in the South?    AgWeb A stone's throw from the banks of the Mississippi River and the Helena Bridge, Mikey Taylor wades into fields of yellow on his east Arkansas ground and points ...

From the beginning: Exploring the origins of the Arkansas Gazette - Arkansas Online
5/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
From the beginning: Exploring the origins of the Arkansas Gazette    Arkansas Online In 1955, Doubleday & Co. published a collection of essays about the South titled James Street's South. Street, who was born in Mississippi in 1903 and died of a ...

Hundreds of volunteers participate in annual cleanup of Arkansas River - KWCH
5/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hundreds of volunteers participate in annual cleanup of Arkansas River    KWCH Hundreds of volunteers were up early Saturday morning to cleanup the Arkansas River for the 18th annual event.

REX NELSON: The deadliest shot - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
5/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
REX NELSON: The deadliest shot    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette I'm at the museum in St. Charles, which shares a building with the mayor's office and the municipal court. In an old scrapbook, I find an "Arkansas Traveler" ...

Flooding Missouri waterways close roads, strain levees - Arkansas Online
5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flooding Missouri waterways close roads, strain levees    Arkansas Online ST. LOUIS — The latest round of Midwestern flooding claimed at least three lives, closed hundreds of roads and forced residents of threatened towns to shore up ...

EF-0 tornadoes confirmed in Jackson, Pemiscot counties - KAIT
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
EF-0 tornadoes confirmed in Jackson, Pemiscot counties    KAIT (KAIT) - Cleanup continued Friday morning after five confirmed tornadoes swept across Arkansas and Missouri, including a EF0 tornado in Jackson and ...

Man sentenced in burning of church painted with 'Vote Trump' - Arkansas Online
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Man sentenced in burning of church painted with 'Vote Trump'    Arkansas Online GREENVILLE, Miss. — A member of an African American church in Mississippi has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for burning the church, which was also ...

Memphis is a regional tourist anchor for the Mid-south, Northeast Arkansas - talkbusiness.net
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Memphis is a regional tourist anchor for the Mid-south, Northeast Arkansas    talkbusiness.net A torrential downpour fell on Memphis Feb. 1, 1968, and the history of the city and the country would change on this day. Echol Cole and Robert Walker were ...

Riverside areas prepare for record Mississippi River crest - Arkansas Online
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Riverside areas prepare for record Mississippi River crest    Arkansas Online OMAHA, Neb. — Communities in several states along the Mississippi River are watching the skies this week as rainfall will likely determine whether the river ...

Governor's Address: A Big Month for Economic Development in Arkansas - amppob.com
4/29/2019 10:43:02 AM
Governor's Address: A Big Month for Economic Development in Arkansas    amppob.com Now that I've been in office for more than four years, you may have noticed that one of my favorite topics is “economic development.” As we close out April of this ...

Kansas, Colorado have long feud over Arkansas River - Pueblo Chieftain
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Kansas, Colorado have long feud over Arkansas River    Pueblo Chieftain States have been to Supreme Court seven times over water use.

Outstanding Alumni, Students Recognized at Walton Awards Banquet - University of Arkansas Newswire
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Outstanding Alumni, Students Recognized at Walton Awards Banquet    University of Arkansas Newswire Alumni honored for lifetime achievement, entrepreneurship, outstanding *service* to the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

65 years later, McHan remains Arkansas' highest draft pick - WholeHogSports
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
65 years later, McHan remains Arkansas' highest draft pick    WholeHogSports FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas' top NFL Draft pick didn't have a Hall of Fame career. He wasn't the Razorbacks' top finisher in the Heisman Trophy nor any of the ...

Dozens of turtles rescued from Arkansas sewage plant - Washington Post
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dozens of turtles rescued from Arkansas sewage plant    Washington Post An east Arkansas animal shelter has rescued dozens of turtles from a wastewater treatment facility after they became trapped in sewage pond filters.

Turtles saved in West Memphis - Arkansas Online
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Turtles saved in West Memphis    Arkansas Online Dozens of turtles were rescued by animal control officials from a wastewater treatment filter over the course of two days recently in West Memphis, officials said.

Over 75 turtles rescued from east Arkansas wastewater tank - Arkansas Online
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Over 75 turtles rescued from east Arkansas wastewater tank    Arkansas Online Almost 80 turtles were rescued by animal control from a wastewater treatment filter over the course of two days in West Memphis, officials said.

Weather tech helps farmers stay on track - Arkansas Online
4/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Weather tech helps farmers stay on track    Arkansas Online When surprise hailstorms hit the 6000 acres Trevor Scherman plants each year with peas, wheat, canola and lentils, his first move isn't to his truck to assess the ...

Arkansas animal shelter saves turtles from sewage tank - 40/29tv Fort Smith/Fayetteville
4/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas animal shelter saves turtles from sewage tank    40/29tv Fort Smith/Fayetteville Arkansas animal shelter saves 76 turtles from West Memphis sewage tank.

Flooding causing problems near Mississippi river - FOX13 Memphis
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flooding causing problems near Mississippi river    FOX13 Memphis Heavy rains and an elevated Mississippi River are causing issues for some Eastern Arkansas residents.

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

Water surrounds Mississippi town as rivers rise across South; flood warnings in place in Arkansas, other states - Arkansas Online
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water surrounds Mississippi town as rivers rise across South; flood warnings in place in Arkansas, other states    Arkansas Online GLENDORA, Miss. — Rain-swollen rivers were spilling over their banks across the South on Wednesday and a Mississippi mayor said water has surrounded his ...

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 ...

Clinton Presidential Center shares history of 'The Mighty Mississippi' - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Clinton Presidential Center shares history of 'The Mighty Mississippi'    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette It has been called "the spine of our nation," a geographical feature that splits the nation almost in half. It has been the site of triumph and tragedy, a source of ...

Rising Mississippi River water levels causing flood concerns in parts of Mid-South - FOX13 Memphis
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rising Mississippi River water levels causing flood concerns in parts of Mid-South    FOX13 Memphis The Mississippi River's water levels are rising. In Osceola, Arkansas, the Mississippi River water is already above flood stage. People living in the area said ...

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

Mighty Mississippi to reach flood stage; 5th District levee 'shaky as hell' - Monroe News Star
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mighty Mississippi to reach flood stage; 5th District levee 'shaky as hell'    Monroe News Star The mighty Mississippi River is forecast to reach flood stage in Louisiana this month from the Arkansas state line to Baton Rouge, testing a saturated levee ...

Projects to improve Mississippi River basin water quality - MyArkLaMiss
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Projects to improve Mississippi River basin water quality    MyArkLaMiss The USDA Natural Resources Conservation *Service* (NRCS) has selected five new projects in Arkansas for its 13-state Mississippi River Basin Initiative (MRBI).

Woman, 2 children found dead in submerged car in Arkansas branch of Mississippi River - KY3
9/19/2018 9:18:42 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.

Towboat fire closes large stretch of Mississippi River in Arkansas - FOX13 Memphis
9/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Towboat fire closes large stretch of Mississippi River in Arkansas    FOX13 Memphis A towboat fire prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to close a 10-mile stretch of the Mississippi River between northeastern Arkansas and northwestern Mississippi.

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 ...

Water Resources News Items
Three Join Arkansas Academy of Biological and Agricultural Engineers - University of Arkansas Newswire
5/16/2019 1:15:34 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.

Waters of the United States/U.S. EPA Proposed Rule: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Comments - JD Supra
5/2/2019 3:25:43 PM
Waters of the United States/U.S. EPA Proposed Rule: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Comments    JD Supra The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has received thousands of comments in the Administrative Docket for the proposed revisions to the ...

Explaining how Fort Smith water meters are tested, accuracy is determined - Arkansas News
5/2/2019 10:35:13 AM
Explaining how Fort Smith water meters are tested, accuracy is determined    Arkansas News With discussions about utility billing and new water meters, there has also been a lot of talk about meter accuracy but little explanation about how this is tested.

14 states oppose waters-purview limits - Arkansas Online
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
14 states oppose waters-purview limits    Arkansas Online Attorneys general from 14 states and the District of Columbia on Tuesday opposed the Trump administration's proposal to roll back a regulation known as ...

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

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

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

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

Agreement reached in FOIA lawsuit - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Agreement reached in FOIA lawsuit    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A state association of conservation districts violated the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act when it refused to turn over documents related to specialty license ...

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 ROCKY FORD – A man's body was discovered by firefighters last week as they sifted through the remains of the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy ...

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 Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.

21st Annual Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference/Expo: Jonesboro, Arkansas (ASU) - January 30th - JD Supra
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
21st Annual Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference/Expo: Jonesboro, Arkansas (ASU) - January 30th    JD Supra The 21st Annual Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference & Expo (“Conference”) will be held in Jonesboro, Arkansas, at Arkansas State University on ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

States commit to Illinois River Basin plan | News - Muskogee Daily Phoenix
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
States commit to Illinois River Basin plan | News    Muskogee Daily Phoenix A deal sealed Wednesday between Arkansas and Oklahoma outlines a commitment to address water quality concerns within the Illinois River Basin, which ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Water sharing agreement announced between Lower Arkansas Water Management and Colorado Springs Utilities - Lamar Ledger
7/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Water sharing agreement announced between Lower Arkansas Water Management and Colorado Springs Utilities    Lamar Ledger LAMAR, CO — The Lower Arkansas Water Management Association (LAWMA) Board has announced it will participate in a permanent water sharing agreement ...

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 ...

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. ...

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