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Arkansas Wetlands Restoration Projects Awarded $4.9M in Federal Grants

The grants, awarded through the Inflation Reduction Act, fund projects focused on rural areas and communities hit hardest by extreme weather and flooding. read more >
The Yancopin rail bridge on the Arkansas River.
Construction / Government & Politics / Transportation

Arkansas Gets $20.5M Grant to Fund Completion of Delta Heritage Trail

The grant is set to trigger a $20 million matching pledge from the Walton Family Foundation, the biggest ever for the state Department of Parks & Tourism. read more >
The Arkansas River on Jan. 2, covering the Bill Clark Wetlands near the Clinton Presidential Library.

River Levels Falling, But Still Flood Warnings in Arkansas

The National Weather Service says the levels of flooded rivers in Arkansas are falling, but flood warnings remain in effect until further notice on many rivers across the state. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Government & Politics / Real Estate

White River’s Blueway Designation Prompts Backlash

Amid a public backlash, several conservation groups and state agencies no longer want the White River to be part of a new federal program that recognizes conservation and recreation efforts along waterways. read more >
Government & Politics / Legal / Tourism

Arkansas Counties Leery of Blueways Title for White River

Several Arkansas counties are opposing a federal designation that names the White River and its watershed part of the National Blueways System. read more >

White River in Arkansas Designated as National Blueway

Officials have designated the White River in Arkansas and its watershed as a National Blueway. The river is the second in the nation to receive that distinction; the Connecticut River was the first. read more >