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 21 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

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

 Mississippi River

   
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NRCS Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative

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

 

Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture

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

 

National Pollution Funds Center

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

 

Audubon Mississippi River Initiative

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

 

The Mississippi River Conservation Initiative

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

 

Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee

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

 

 Water Best Management Practices

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

 

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

 

Arkansas Watersheds

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

 

Safe Medicine Disposal in Arkansas

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

 

Beef Cattle Management for Water Quality Protection in Arkansas

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

 

Nutrient Management Planning for Livestock Operations: an Overview

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

 

Nutrient Management Regulations Overview for Livestock Farms in Arkansas

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

 

10 Things You Can Do to Stop (Water) Pollution

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

 

Landowner’s Guide to Streamside Living

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

 

Best Management Practices for Water Quality Protection

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

 

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

 

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

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

BMPs for Landscaping, Gardening and Pest Control

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

 

BMPs for Domestic Animals, Hobby Farms and Stables

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Best Management Practices for Fayetteville Shale Natural Gas Activities

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 Water Resources

   
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National Wetlands Database and Interactive Mapping Tool

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

 

 

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

 

Landowners Guide to Voluntary Wetland Conservation Programs in Arkansas

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

 

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

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

 

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There are 27 resources serving 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
Rex Roberg
University of Arkansas/CES - Assistant Specialist, Wildlife - Little Rock, AR
 

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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 ...

Flow program kept Arkansas River flowing - Year in Review - Mountain Mail Newspaper
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flow program kept Arkansas River flowing - Year in Review    Mountain Mail Newspaper Aug. 1 – Despite low snowpack this past winter and a dry spring and summer, the Arkansas River was able to maintain reasonable levels of water flow thanks to ...

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 ...

Arkansas Soybean Farmers Lose $77M After Wet Harvest - KFSM 5Newsonline
12/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Soybean Farmers Lose $77M After Wet Harvest    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Agriculture experts say Arkansas soybean farmers have lost at least $77 million this year after heavy rainfall interrupted harvest ...

Texas A&M posts biggest win since 2015-16 season, defeating Central Arkansas - KBTX
12/8/2018 7:44:35 PM
Texas A&M posts biggest win since 2015-16 season, defeating Central Arkansas    KBTX Texas A&M fired on all cylinders, defeating Central Arkansas 84-27 in a womens basketball game at Reed Arena Saturday.

Texas A&M hosts Central Arkansas Saturday as Holiday Hoops begins - KBTX
12/7/2018 7:43:40 PM
Texas A&M hosts Central Arkansas Saturday as Holiday Hoops begins    KBTX Texas A&M hosts Central Arkansas in a womens basketball game at Reed Arena on Saturday, December 8 at 2 p.m. It is the first game of the Aggies popular ...

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 ...

Texas A&M women top Arkansas State 97-56 - KBTX
11/24/2018 12:34:30 AM
Texas A&M women top Arkansas State 97-56    KBTX Chennedy Carter scored 23 points, N'dea Jones turned in her second straight double-double and No. 20 Texas A&M defeated Arkansas State 97-56 on Friday.

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 Closing Coal at two Power Plants by 2030 - Power Engineering Magazine
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Entergy Arkansas Closing Coal at two Power Plants by 2030    Power Engineering Magazine Entergy Arkansas will transition to low-sulfur coal at two of its longtime fossil power plants and then move totally away from coal at both of them within the next 12 ...

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.

Entergy Arkansas announces closure of Region 8 power plant - KAIT
11/16/2018 7:55:58 PM
Entergy Arkansas announces closure of Region 8 power plant    KAIT NEWARK, AR (KAIT) - Entergy Arkansas announced the closure of two power plants including one in Newark and city officials are shocked. The Nov.

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.

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission will stock ponds with rainbow trout through the winter - THV11.com KTHV
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission will stock ponds with rainbow trout through the winter    THV11.com KTHV The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family and Community Fishing Program is kicking off winter in style by releasing hundreds of rainbow trout in ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Remains Identified of Arkansas Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor - U.S. News & World Report
9/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Remains Identified of Arkansas Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor    U.S. News & World Report LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials say scientists have identified the remains of an Arkansas sailor who was killed at Pearl Harbor during World War II.

Some water bill complaints in Harrison, Arkansas, take odd turn - KY3
9/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Some water bill complaints in Harrison, Arkansas, take odd turn    KY3 Dozens of people in one Ozarks town say they've had enough of the high water bills. But after “On Your Side” started investigating, some of their stories took an ...

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 ...

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 ...

Arkansas River Temporarily Closed for Fishing Below Pueblo Reservoir - Kiowa County Press
8/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas River Temporarily Closed for Fishing Below Pueblo Reservoir    Kiowa County Press Due to extremely low flows in the Arkansas River and rising temperatures stressing fish, Colorado Parks and Wildlife today announced a voluntary fishing ...

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Turf talk - Arkansas Online
6/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Turf talk    Arkansas Online Temperatures are up and we are seeing less rain, so it's not so appealing to spend time outside in the garden. Nonetheless, some gardening tasks require ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quail the focus of northwest Arkansas landowner workshop - Newton County Times
5/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Quail the focus of northwest Arkansas landowner workshop    Newton County Times HARRISON — A small group of local landowners interested in restoring quail populations joined Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Quail Forever and the ...

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

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

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

Invasion of the Buffalo Gnats: Arkansas Delta animals flee for their lives - Magnoliareporter
4/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Invasion of the Buffalo Gnats: Arkansas Delta animals flee for their lives    Magnoliareporter STUTTGART – Livestock producers in the Arkansas delta are working to protect their animals after a population explosion of bloodsucking black flies that is ...

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
LETTER: Mullin supports Arkansas over constituents | Letters To The Editor - Tahlequah Daily Press
1/23/2019 3:45:00 AM
LETTER: Mullin supports Arkansas over constituents | Letters To The Editor    Tahlequah Daily Press Editor, Daily Press: Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin supports questionable Small Business Administration loans for poultry farmers who contract with ...

Mullin supports Arkansas over constituents | Letters To The Editor - Tahlequah Daily Press
1/23/2019 3:45:00 AM
Mullin supports Arkansas over constituents | Letters To The Editor    Tahlequah Daily Press Editor, Daily Press: Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin supports questionable Small Business Administration loans for poultry farmers who contract with ...

Critics say state's phosphorus index faulty - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Critics say state's phosphorus index faulty    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The calculation used to determine how much fertilizer farmers can apply to their crops in Arkansas doesn't take into account the potential of the fertilizer leaching ...

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

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 ...

Arkansas Soybean Farmers Lose $77M After Wet Harvest - KFSM 5Newsonline
12/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Soybean Farmers Lose $77M After Wet Harvest    KFSM 5Newsonline LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Agriculture experts say Arkansas soybean farmers have lost at least $77 million this year after heavy rainfall interrupted harvest ...

Judge: Arkansas Hog Farm’s Lawsuit Against State To Continue - KFSM 5Newsonline
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Judge: Arkansas Hog Farm’s Lawsuit Against State To Continue    KFSM 5Newsonline VENDOR, Ark. (AP) — A recent ruling has upheld an Arkansas hog farm's lawsuit against the state's environmental policy-making body over its permit ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NWA fishing report - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
10/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
NWA fishing report    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Beaver Lake. Catfish are biting well on all areas of the lake. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said trotlines, jug lines and rod and reel are all ...

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 ...

Five Inducted Into Arkansas River Hall Of Fame - The Waterways Journal - The Waterways Journal
9/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Five Inducted Into Arkansas River Hall Of Fame - The Waterways Journal    The Waterways Journal The Arkansas-Oklahoma Port Operators Association (AOPOA) honored five inductees to the Arkansas River Hall of Fame on September 5 at the Hard Rock ...

$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 ...

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

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.

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

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 ...

Father urges man to turn himself in - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Father urges man to turn himself in    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Jack Woods wants the man he believes killed his daughter to turn himself in, if he is still alive.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

Article: Suits critical for reducing pollution in Oklahoma-Arkansas cases - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
11/9/2015 3:00:00 AM
Article: Suits critical for reducing pollution in Oklahoma-Arkansas cases    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Lawsuits have long been a tool of environmental advocates seeking clean water. The Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load was born in 1998 after a ...

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
NOTABLE ARKANSANS - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/20/2019 3:29:35 AM
NOTABLE ARKANSANS    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette NOTABLE ARKANSANS. STEVE STEPHENS AND CLYDE SNIDER. Special to the Democrat-Gazette. He was born in Massachusetts, the son of a Puritan ...

Downtown Osceola site of Historical Center - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/17/2019 2:59:44 AM
Downtown Osceola site of Historical Center    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The antique high-top shoe placed just outside the door into Mississippi County Historical Center in downtown Osceola is a sign of welcome that dates back more ...

Reconfiguring Cave City - Arkansas Online
1/13/2019 1:21:00 PM
Reconfiguring Cave City    Arkansas Online The Crystal River Cave gave birth to Cave City, a town that straddles the border between Sharp County and Independence County in the Ozark Mountains of ...

Lucky in Louisiana; hunter rings in new year with biggest buck - Arkansas Online
1/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lucky in Louisiana; hunter rings in new year with biggest buck    Arkansas Online I started 2019 by killing my biggest buck ever. It happened Jan. 4 at Cottonwood Farms, a few miles south of the Arkansas line near Lake Providence, La. Primos ...

Arkansas Gaming Expansion Takes Key Next Step January 11th, 2019 3 min read - Gambling.com
1/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Gaming Expansion Takes Key Next Step January 11th, 2019 3 min read    Gambling.com Arkansas is one key step closer to the largest gambling expansion in its modern history – and it's first-ever legal sports bet. Earlier this week state officials ...

ARKANSAS SIGHTSEEING: Wilson rebirth includes new archaeological museum - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
ARKANSAS SIGHTSEEING: Wilson rebirth includes new archaeological museum    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette WILSON -- A father is teaching his son a game played with spears and a disc-shaped stone. The game is called "chunkey." The two American Indian figures form ...

REX NELSON: A bleak three decades - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/9/2019 4:09:23 AM
REX NELSON: A bleak three decades    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette It's hard to imagine any state having a rougher period than Arkansas had from 1927-60. Growth slowed due to a series of disasters--the Great Flood of 1927, the ...

Rising Mississippi River water levels causing flood concerns in parts of Mid-South | FOX13 - FOX13 Memphis
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rising Mississippi River water levels causing flood concerns in parts of Mid-South | FOX13    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 ...

New Orleans welcomes riverboat - Arkansas Online
1/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
New Orleans welcomes riverboat    Arkansas Online Few experiences capture old New Orleans and the Mississippi River quite like a paddlewheel riverboat coming round the muddy bend with its tooting whistle ...

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.

Mississippi River to reach flood stage; 5th District levee 'shaky as hell' - KLFY
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi River to reach flood stage; 5th District levee 'shaky as hell'    KLFY (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 ...

ARKANSAS SIGHTSEEING: State's museums offer diverse mix of culture, history - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
ARKANSAS SIGHTSEEING: State's museums offer diverse mix of culture, history    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville can fairly be called the crown jewel of Arkansas museums. Little Rock boasts such gems as the Clinton ...

Arkansas Baptist football player fatally shot on Christmas Eve in Louisiana - THV11.com KTHV
12/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas Baptist football player fatally shot on Christmas Eve in Louisiana    THV11.com KTHV An Arkansas Baptist College football player was shot and killed on Christmas Eve in Louisiana, according to police. St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin Jr. in a ...

Making a list: 97 things every Arkansan should do at least once - Arkansas Online
12/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Making a list: 97 things every Arkansan should do at least once    Arkansas Online Christmas is almost here, the end of the year approaches, and it's time for all Arkansas travelers to take inventory of what was accomplished in 2018. It's also ...

Arkansas scientists study state's earthquake hazards after 4.4 magnitude in Tennessee - THV11.com KTHV
12/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas scientists study state's earthquake hazards after 4.4 magnitude in Tennessee    THV11.com KTHV After Tennessee and Georgia rattled out of bed Wednesday, Dec. 12 from a magnitude 4-point-4 earthquake, scientists in Arkansas noted the near daily shifts ...

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.

Maintenance work set on I-55 bridge - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Maintenance work set on I-55 bridge    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Maintenance on the deck of the Interstate 55 bridge over the Mississippi River between West Memphis and Memphis will require alternating lane closings for ...

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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

Intruders Break Into Arkansas Dog Pound, Set Dogs Against Each Other - KFSM 5Newsonline
10/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Intruders Break Into Arkansas Dog Pound, Set Dogs Against Each Other    KFSM 5Newsonline HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say intruders broke into an eastern Arkansas animal shelter and set several dogs against each other in what a ...

Arkansas levee trail open for October - The Daily Memphian
10/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Arkansas levee trail open for October    The Daily Memphian The 73-mile Big River Levee Trail that runs between West Memphis and Marianna, Arkansas, is open to bikers and hikers for the month of October, the St.

Journalism professor details Arkansas Rivers history, importance in new book - Pueblo Chieftain
9/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Journalism professor details Arkansas Rivers history, importance in new book    Pueblo Chieftain Max McCoy wasn't sure what he would discover when he pitched a book idea to his publisher that involved following the Arkansas River from its headwaters in ...

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.

Three-way race for Arkansas House develops - Arkansas Online
9/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Three-way race for Arkansas House develops    Arkansas Online An oddity in Arkansas politics has sprouted in a state House district located deep in the Delta: a competitive candidate without a party.

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

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 ...

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

Kayaking the Arkansas River | FREESKIER - Freeskier Magazine
8/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Kayaking the Arkansas River | FREESKIER    Freeskier Magazine In the third chapter of this Summer Adventure Series, we're heading to Salida, Colorado to find whitewater on the Arkansas River.

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

Asian carp growing problem in Arkansas waters | Outdoors - Magnoliareporter
8/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Asian carp growing problem in Arkansas waters | Outdoors    Magnoliareporter Fish jumping into the boat sounds like a dream come true for some anglers -- until you've experienced it firsthand. That's exactly what's happening on some ...

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

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

TAKE ME TO THE RIVER: Big River performed as Wolfe Street fundraiser at Argenta theater - Arkansas Online
7/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
TAKE ME TO THE RIVER: Big River performed as Wolfe Street fundraiser at Argenta theater    Arkansas Online Supporters of one of the state's most prominent resources for individuals and families recovering from alcoholism and addiction came together July 19 for Big ...

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.

From a boat or a train, scenery along the Arkansas River in Colorado is spectacular - The Wichita Eagle
7/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
From a boat or a train, scenery along the Arkansas River in Colorado is spectacular    The Wichita Eagle The Arkansas River is one the most popular rivers for rafting in the U.S. Don't want to get wet? View the “Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River” on a two-hour ...

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

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

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

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

REX NELSON: Celebrating Conway Twitty - Arkansas Online
5/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
REX NELSON: Celebrating Conway Twitty    Arkansas Online During the years I worked as a presidential appointee to the Delta Regional Authority, I continued to live in Little Rock but made the drive to DRA headquarters in ...

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

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

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

Water Resources News Items
Victim of Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building fire identified - KOAA 5
1/22/2019 4:49:15 PM
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 ...

ANRC reminds poultry operators to register | Agriculture - Harrison Daily
1/18/2019 10:29:00 AM
ANRC reminds poultry operators to register | Agriculture    Harrison Daily The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) and the Boone County Conservation District wants to remind all owners of Poultry Feeding Operations ...

Westerman chosen to lead Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment - Times Record
1/18/2019 1:01:00 AM
Westerman chosen to lead Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment    Times Record U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, the 4th District congressman for Arkansas, was chosen this week as ranking member of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and ...

Man found dead inside burned Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building - KOAA 5
1/17/2019 4:55:23 PM
Man found dead inside burned Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building    KOAA 5 ROCKY FORD – A man's body was found as firefighters went through the remains of the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District building that caught ...

USGS 104G Competitive Grant Program: Arkansas Water Resources Center Announces Preproposal Solicitations - JD Supra
1/16/2019 5:28:18 PM
USGS 104G Competitive Grant Program: Arkansas Water Resources Center Announces Preproposal Solicitations    JD Supra The Arkansas Water Resources Center (“AWRC”) announced in the January 14th edition of the publication Water Currents that it is soliciting pre-proposals for ...

MASTERSON ONLINE: The incomplete index - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/12/2019 5:30:00 AM
MASTERSON ONLINE: The incomplete index    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Thanks to some fine enterprise reporting by Emily Walkenhorst of this newspaper, we've learned the index created by academics at the University of Arkansas at ...

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

Critics find the Arkansas Phosphorus Index to be inadequate - Idaho Statesman
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Critics find the Arkansas Phosphorus Index to be inadequate    Idaho Statesman Critics: Method used to gauge how much fertilizer Arkansas farmers can apply to crops doesn't factor potential of manure leaching underground, leaving ...

Critics say state's phosphorus index faulty - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Critics say state's phosphorus index faulty    Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The calculation used to determine how much fertilizer farmers can apply to their crops in Arkansas doesn't take into account the potential of the fertilizer leaching ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Police Chief: Teen Killed While Playing Russian Roulette - U.S. News & World Report
7/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Police Chief: Teen Killed While Playing Russian Roulette    U.S. News & World Report HASKELL, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in central Arkansas say a 15-year-old boy fatally shot himself while playing a game of Russian roulette.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 information about AWRC annual conference and links to past conference programs.