Water Resources in South Central Plains 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 South Central Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Home Water Conservation Organizations & Professionals serving South Central Plains 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 63 resources serving South Central Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Illinois River Organizations & Professionals serving South Central Plains 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
Anderson Engineering Consultants
Jeffery W. Walker - Little Rock, AR
Andrews & Foster Drilling Company
Donald A. Foster - President - Athens, TX
Boreing, John , Water Well, Inc.
John D. Boreing - Magnolia, AR
Dale Ross Drilling Company
Dale Ross - Wilmot, AR
Diversified Drilling Services, Inc
Edwin P. Noble - El Dorado, AR
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Hamlin Well Service
Tommy Hamlin - Taylor, AR
MagnaCore Drilling & Environmental Services, Inc.
Cedric Cascio - Allen, TX
Pender Water Wells
Ernest Pender - President - Texarkana, TX
Poole Water Well Service
James R. Poole, Jr - Strong, AR
Strata Core Drilling, Inc
William Fields - Fort Worth, TX
Soil / Water Testing Labs
ATOKA, Inc.
Dr. Jerry Overton, PG - President & CEO - Hot Springs, AR
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
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
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
Trumpeter Swan Restoration and Reporting
AGFC - Little Rock, AR
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Water Conservation
David Heikes
University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff Aquaculture & Fisheries Center - Extension Fisheries Specialist - Pine Bluff, AR
Ecological Conservation Organization
Rob Fisher - Executive Director - Little Rock, AR
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR

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

 Google News about Water Resources

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In lawsuit, Arkansas farmers, landowners blame Corps for flood losses - Arkansas Online
3/22/2019 5:30:00 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 ...

Garden mannequins, forest giants, flamethrowers: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY
3/22/2019 2:10:19 AM
Garden mannequins, forest giants, flamethrowers: News from around our 50 states    USA TODAY Taking a stand against cauliflower rice in Arkansas, cleaning up one huge ink blot in Georgia, and more B9336001053Z.1.

Northwest Arkansas nature center exhibits evolve with technology - Harrison Daily
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Northwest Arkansas nature center exhibits evolve with technology    Harrison Daily LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners and director Pat Fitts heard a presentation of planned exhibits for the Northwest Arkansas Nature ...

AGFC fields hard balls at meeting - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
AGFC fields hard balls at meeting    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Despite torrential rain and cold, a standing-room-only crowd attended the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Town Hall meeting Tuesday at Little Rock.

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 STUTTGART – The first World Championship Snow Goose Conservation Hunt, organized by Mack's Prairie Wings and held Feb. 9-10, raised $31000 for charity, ...

Arkansas State Duck Stamp artwork unveiled | News - Harrison Daily
2/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas State Duck Stamp artwork unveiled | News    Harrison Daily LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation unveiled the artwork to be used on the 2019-20 Arkansas State Duck Stamp at the Arkansas ...

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.

North Arkansas College vs. North Central Missouri College basketball | Schools - Harrison Daily
1/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
North Arkansas College vs. North Central Missouri College basketball | Schools    Harrison Daily The Pioneers and Lady Pioneers were both looking to improve their records on Saturday when North Arkansas College hosted the Pirates and Lady Pirates of ...

Man found dead inside burned Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building - KOAA 5
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
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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 ...

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report for Jan. 9, 2019 - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
1/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report for Jan. 9, 2019    AmmoLand Shooting Sports News USA – -(Ammoland.com) Weather Patterns Continue to Affect Duck Numbers.Anecdotally, we've heard of some good waterfowl hunts of late, mixed in with ...

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 ...

Arkansas waterfowl report - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas waterfowl report    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Large numbers of snow geese and a few ducks were observed Tuesday in the northeast corridor of the state south of Walnut Ridge to an area around ...

A mural to move Little Rock forward | Cover Stories - Arkansas Times
12/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
A mural to move Little Rock forward | Cover Stories    Arkansas Times Restored Joe Jones painting centerpiece of new UA Little Rock Downtown.

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 ...

Steep Hill Arkansas Open House with Dedication Ceremony - PRNewswire
12/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Steep Hill Arkansas Open House with Dedication Ceremony    PRNewswire BERKELEY, Calif., Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinciding with the Imperious Cannabis Business Expo in Little Rock, Arkansas, Steep Hill Arkansas will ...

Isbell Family named Arkansas Farm Family of the Year - amppob.com
12/7/2018 4:08:47 PM
Isbell Family named Arkansas Farm Family of the Year    amppob.com Judy and Chris Isbell of Humnoke (Lonoke County) are the 2018 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year. The honor was announced today at the annual luncheon ...

Whirling disease-resistant fish thrives | Free Content - Mountain Mail Newspaper
12/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Whirling disease-resistant fish thrives | Free Content    Mountain Mail Newspaper Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists recently found whirling disease-resistant rainbow trout thriving in the Arkansas River near Salida.

Judge: Decision on hog farm motion coming soon - Baxter Bulletin
12/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Judge: Decision on hog farm motion coming soon    Baxter Bulletin A decision on whether to dismiss a Newton County hog farm's lawsuit against the Arkansas Pollution and Ecology Commission should be made soon.

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 ...

ADEQ: No permit granted for hog farm - Baxter Bulletin
11/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
ADEQ: No permit granted for hog farm    Baxter Bulletin A hog farm in the Buffalo National River watershed will not receive an operating permit, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has ruled.

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 ...

Entergy Arkansas to phase out 1 gas, 2 coal plants in Clean Air Act settlement - Utility Dive
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Entergy Arkansas to phase out 1 gas, 2 coal plants in Clean Air Act settlement    Utility Dive Entergy Arkansas and environmental advocacy groups have reached a settlement for the utility to stop burning coal at two plants, develop 800 MW of ...

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.

Oklahoma keeps Illinois River standard - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oklahoma keeps Illinois River standard    Northwest 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.

Entergy agrees to end coal-burning in Arkansas in Sierra Club settlement - Arkansas Times
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Entergy agrees to end coal-burning in Arkansas in Sierra Club settlement    Arkansas Times Under a settlement agreement filed in federal court today, Entergy Arkansas has agreed to quit burning coal at its White Bluff plant by the end of 2028, ...

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

Nuclear reactor to be shipped from Arkansas to Nevada for disposal - Las Vegas Review-Journal
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Nuclear reactor to be shipped from Arkansas to Nevada for disposal    Las Vegas Review-Journal A university-owned nuclear reactor in Arkansas is being contained after cleanup efforts and readied for transport to the Nevada National Security Site where it ...

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

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).

'the water about us' brings conway community - UCA News
9/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
'the water about us' brings conway community    UCA News By Dylan Kinkade College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office. The University of Central Arkansas will present a series of free events aimed at ...

Inaugural Arkansas Quail Conservation Stamp | News - Harrison Daily
9/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Inaugural Arkansas Quail Conservation Stamp | News    Harrison Daily LITTLE ROCK — Conservationists have a new way to contribute to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's efforts at replacing wildlife habitat for the ...

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

Here's when Arkansas's fall colors are expected to peak - THV11.com KTHV
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Here's when Arkansas's fall colors are expected to peak    THV11.com KTHV The pumpkin spice may have rolled in early this year, but it won't be long before Arkansans get to experience the changing of the leaves. But when exactly will ...

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

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.

The buck is back on AGFC license plate - Harrison Daily
8/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
The buck is back on AGFC license plate    Harrison Daily LITTLE ROCK – For the third time in 19 years of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's conservation license plate program, a white-tailed deer graces the ...

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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
Bill to change how Arkansas farms get permits draws EPA review - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/21/2019 5:08:21 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 2:00:00 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 5:30:00 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 ...

Gentry Students, Teachers Benefit From Drone Partnership - University of Arkansas Newswire
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gentry Students, Teachers Benefit From Drone Partnership    University of Arkansas Newswire Elementary students and teachers from Gentry Public Schools are getting a *fresh* look at water quality thanks to a partnership with the University of Arkansas that ...

Gone, but not forgotten: How the Arkansas Post became the Arkansas Territory Capitol - Newton County Times
2/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gone, but not forgotten: How the Arkansas Post became the Arkansas Territory Capitol    Newton County Times When Arkansas Territory was established in 1819, Arkansas Post was named as the territorial capitol. By then, the small settlement near the mouth of the ...

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
12/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Northwest Arkansas real estate transactions    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.

NWA Fishing Report - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
NWA Fishing Report    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette BEAVER LAKE. Striped bass fishing is good on the south half of the lake. Mike Whitehouse at Hickory Creek Marina said stripers are biting brood minnows or ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 ...

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

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

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
PAPER TRAILS: Water's up; pair shifts to the boat - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/24/2019 4:07:13 AM
PAPER TRAILS: Water's up; pair shifts to the boat    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Floods have soaked parts of the Midwest of late, but some Arkansans are also dealing with high water.

He was AWOL, absent without love, till it was yes - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/24/2019 3:18:58 AM
He was AWOL, absent without love, till it was yes    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Ann Childs stood Paul Garrett up, and he bid her aloha. Paul was working for the Missouri Pacific Railroad in 1967. He and a buddy stopped at a cafe in Helena ...

Arkansas farmers finally getting into the fields | Regional News - Magnoliareporter
3/23/2019 4:38:00 AM
Arkansas farmers finally getting into the fields | Regional News    Magnoliareporter Throughout the Arkansas Delta, growers have eyed the first relatively dry week of weather since last September with cautious optimism.

AGFC hears 2019-20 duck season proposals - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/22/2019 3:07:25 AM
AGFC hears 2019-20 duck season proposals    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard a proposal for a 60-day duck season ending on Jan. 31, during its monthly meeting Thursday at Little Rock.

Central Arkansas Water, City of Hot Springs to Enter Water Storage Agr - Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers
3/21/2019 4:00:13 PM
Central Arkansas Water, City of Hot Springs to Enter Water Storage Agr    Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers VICKSBURG, Miss. –Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District-proposed agreements for water storage space at DeGray Lake near Arkadelphia, ...

Aerial methods used to remove feral hogs in southeast Arkansas - Magnolia Banner News
3/21/2019 9:45:11 AM
Aerial methods used to remove feral hogs in southeast Arkansas    Magnolia Banner News Weather permitting, portions of Freddie Black Choctaw Island Wildlife Management Area, located just east of McGehee on the Mississippi River, may be closed ...

10 Every Drop Counts - DTN The Progressive Farmer
3/18/2019 9:22:00 AM
10 Every Drop Counts    DTN The Progressive Farmer Conserve soil, conserve water. Both go hand-in-hand on Steve Stevens' farm, near Tillar, Arkansas. A third-generation farmer on land that's 10 miles from the ...

Floodwaters force Iowans to evacuate - Arkansas Online
3/18/2019 3:52:01 AM
Floodwaters force Iowans to evacuate    Arkansas Online Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were forced out of their homes Sunday as a torrent of Missouri River water flowed over and through levees.

Treasures unearthed: Arkansas archaeologist retires after years spent digging up the Delta while peering into our past - Arkansas Online
3/17/2019 3:22:07 AM
Treasures unearthed: Arkansas archaeologist retires after years spent digging up the Delta while peering into our past    Arkansas Online Tiny shards of pottery, arrow points -- are among the secrets long hidden in the Arkansas Delta -- and uncovering and providing historical context to these is the ...

Barges on Red found feasible - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/10/2019 3:46:00 AM
Barges on Red found feasible    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Loading and unloading barges on the Red River near Texarkana, a long-sought goal by some southwest Arkansas economic development and political leaders, ...

UPDATE: 12 counties in state report damage from storms; 2 people hurt - Arkansas Online
3/9/2019 10:10:00 AM
UPDATE: 12 counties in state report damage from storms; 2 people hurt    Arkansas Online At least 12 counties in Arkansas reported damage and at least two people received minor injuries after stormy weather stretched across Arkansas on Saturday, ...

ARE WE THERE YET? Arkansas Post thrived as community until Civil War - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
ARE WE THERE YET? Arkansas Post thrived as community until Civil War    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ARKANSAS POST -- Arkansas Territory's first governor was a Yankee, James Miller, who'd been born in New Hampshire. Appointed to the position in March ...

'Rohwer Reconstructed' Project, Fay Jones School Alumni Win 2018 Arkansas Preservation Awards - University of Arkansas Newswire
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Rohwer Reconstructed' Project, Fay Jones School Alumni Win 2018 Arkansas Preservation Awards    University of Arkansas Newswire FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Department of Landscape Architecture in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas has earned ...

Bill To Place Statues Of Johnny Cash And Daisy Bates In U.S. Capitol Advances - KUAR
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bill To Place Statues Of Johnny Cash And Daisy Bates In U.S. Capitol Advances    KUAR A proposal to replace Arkansas's two statues in the U.S. Capitol with singer Johnny Cash and civil rights leader Daisy Bates has advanced to the state.

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.

On this day in Arkansas history: March 4 - KARK
3/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
On this day in Arkansas history: March 4    KARK On this day in Arkansas history in 1918, the U.S. Supreme Court made a ruling to declare that Island 37 in the Mississippi River was now a part of Arkansas.

NW Arkansas braces for cold, snow, sleet - Arkansas Online
3/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
NW Arkansas braces for cold, snow, sleet    Arkansas Online Northwest Arkansas residents prepared Saturday for a bout of winter weather, with up to 3 inches of sleet and snow expected in some places by tonight, while ...

No place like home - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
No place like home    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Until relatively recently, a seemingly large number of Arkansans lived on houseboats. Had you visited Des Arc on the White River in, say, 1900, you would have ...

Hundreds of officers escort terminally ill boy to children's hospital - ABC News
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hundreds of officers escort terminally ill boy to children's hospital    ABC News A young boy from Arkansas battling a terminal illness received his last wish — to be escorted to the hospital on Thursday morning by a congregation of first ...

Win over Rebels perfect way to celebrate 1994 national title - Fayetteville Flyer
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Win over Rebels perfect way to celebrate 1994 national title    Fayetteville Flyer The Arkansas Razorbacks face the No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels at noon Saturday in a game the Hogs desperately need to win.

Loggers try to stay ahead of killer bugs - Arkansas Online
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Loggers try to stay ahead of killer bugs    Arkansas Online Loggers in snowy forests are cutting down ash like there's no tomorrow, seeking to stay one step ahead of a fast-spreading beetle killing the tree in dozens of ...

Barnes, Moore inducted into Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame - Newton County Times
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Barnes, Moore inducted into Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame    Newton County Times Bill Barnes, president of the Tri-Pennant Family of Resorts, and Robert Moore, a farmer and politician, were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame ...

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 ...

Missouri welcomes paddlefish snaggers - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Missouri welcomes paddlefish snaggers    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Imagine catching a giant, prehistoric fish whose ancestors swam during the time of dinosaurs. That is a reality for thousands of paddlefish snaggers during ...

Here comes the 200th anniversary of the vast, mostly unoccupied Arkansas Territory - Arkansas Online
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Here comes the 200th anniversary of the vast, mostly unoccupied Arkansas Territory    Arkansas Online Happy bicentennial, Arkansas! You don't look a day over 190. OK, settle down. This isn't the state's 200th birthday. That's not until June 15, 2036. Saturday ...

New bill would make Bowie knife the official blade of Arkansas - Baxter Bulletin
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
New bill would make Bowie knife the official blade of Arkansas    Baxter Bulletin The “Arkansas Toothpick” would be recognized as the state's official knife under a bill proposed by state Sen. Trent Garner.

Levee crews in northeast Arkansas race as more rain looms - Arkansas Online
2/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Levee crews in northeast Arkansas race as more rain looms    Arkansas Online The Arkansas National Guard and Jackson County crews continued work Monday to fortify a damaged levee near Newport before another round of storms ...

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 ...

Slight earthquake rocks Mississippi-Arkansas Delta region | Regional News - Magnoliareporter
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Slight earthquake rocks Mississippi-Arkansas Delta region | Regional News    Magnoliareporter A slight earthquake shook a portion of western Mississippi and southeastern Arkansas about 4:33 p.m. Tuesday.

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.

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 ...

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

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

Exploring the White River Refuge with biologist Matt Moran - Arkansas Times
11/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Exploring the White River Refuge with biologist Matt Moran    Arkansas Times Where you'll find the largest bottomland hardwood forest in the lower Mississippi River Valley.

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).

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

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

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

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

Police in Arkansas say 2 bodies found in car in river - KATV
8/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Police in Arkansas say 2 bodies found in car in river    KATV HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) -- Authorities in eastern Arkansas are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were pulled from a car in the ...

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

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

Water Resources News Items
Liquid Animal Waste Systems/92nd Arkansas General Assembly: Proposed Transfer of Permitting Authority from Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - JD Supra
3/22/2019 3:21:20 PM
Liquid Animal Waste Systems/92nd Arkansas General Assembly: Proposed Transfer of Permitting Authority from Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to Arkansas Natural Resources Commission    JD Supra Senate Bill 550 was recently introduced which would address liquid animal waste systems and liquid livestock litter utilization. A key provision of the legislation ...

Mississippi Alluvial Plain Regional Water Availability Study: March 2019 Arkansas Water Resources Center Article - JD Supra
3/21/2019 3:52:30 PM
Mississippi Alluvial Plain Regional Water Availability Study: March 2019 Arkansas Water Resources Center Article    JD Supra The March Arkansas Water Resources Center (“AWRC”) publication Arkansas Water Currents published an article titled: Researchers Quantify Groundwater ...

Current and future challenges to Upper Arkansas Basin Water supplies - The Ark Valley Voice
3/21/2019 1:46:24 AM
Current and future challenges to Upper Arkansas Basin Water supplies    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,

Current, future challenges to Upper Arkansas Basin water supplies - Mountain Mail Newspaper
3/20/2019 9:34:00 AM
Current, future challenges to Upper Arkansas Basin water supplies    Mountain Mail Newspaper Most discussions involving water supply or quality require a good examination of historical perspective of water development.For this reason, understanding the ...

Bent County seeking water quality, restoration grant - Bent County Democrat
3/13/2019 8:58:15 PM
Bent County seeking water quality, restoration grant    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, ...

2019 Arkansas Water Resources Center Water Conference: July 30/31 Fayetteville, Arkansas | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC - JD Supra
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
2019 Arkansas Water Resources Center Water Conference: July 30/31 Fayetteville, Arkansas | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC    JD Supra The Arkansas Water Resources Center (“AWRC”) announced the dates for its annual Water Conference (“Conference”). The Conference will be held July 30 ...

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
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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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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

Majority: Red-light 30 Crossing | Arkansas Reporter - Arkansas Times
8/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Majority: Red-light 30 Crossing | Arkansas Reporter    Arkansas Times Public comment on the Arkansas Department of Transportation's draft Environmental Assessment of its planned widening of Interstate 30 to 10 lanes (and more ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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 ...