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Effort Underway to Encourage Farmers to Establish Habitat for Migratory Fowl

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has partnered with the Arkansas Association of Conservation Districts (AACD) to seek out pledges from farmers and landowners for establishing habitat for migratory waterfowl.  The effort has been named the “Arkansas Mud Drive” as it encourages voluntary flooding of fields by closing water control structures within 14 days […] Read more...

Congressional Panels Identify Internal Government Memos that Criticized EPA on WOTUS

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Internal documents released by Congressional committees in the U.S. House and Senate revealed that the Army Corps of Engineers questioned the legal and technical basis for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Act rule on Waters of the U.S. just weeks before its release.  Specifically, the Corps of Engineers criticized the rule for having “fatal” […] Read more...

UofA Division of Ag Hosting Webinar on National Crop Conditions

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture will host another webinar this week on August 5th at 2pm.  This week’s webinar will focus on commodity markets and the prospects for what kind of crops 2015 will yield for the U.S.  The webinar will feature Bryce Knorr, senior grain market analyst with Farm Futures. Knorr […] Read more...

WOTUS Lawsuits Combined for Ruling

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Twelve lawsuits filed in relation to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) changes to the bodies of waters to be regulated under the Clean Water Act will now be considered together by a federal court in Cincinnati.  The suits were brought by parties on different sides of the debate over the new Waters of the U.S. […] Read more...

ANRC Hosting Best Management Practice Seminars in Cache Watershed

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) announced last week that it would host two public meetings in late August to assist landowners, civic leaders, and residents of best management practices for minimizing non-point source pollution into the Cache River watershed.  The meetings will be held in Jonesboro and McCrory on August 25th.  The ANRC is […] Read more...
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