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Secchi Day 2022 – The Results Are In!

Secchi Day 2022 – The Results Are In!

Beaver Water District held its 17th annual Secchi Day on Beaver Lake on the third Saturday in August 2022. Named after the Secchi Disk, a device invented in 1865 by Angelo Secchi to measure the transparency of a waterbody, Secchi Day is a yearly event where volunteers...

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2022 Alliance Watershed Awards

2022 Alliance Watershed Awards

Each year, the Alliance hosts an annual Friendraiser to celebrate another year of successful watershed protection. It is the relationships and partnerships among agencies, organizations, landowners, and other perspectives that help put funding on the ground to...

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War Eagle Initiative Kicks Off – $5 million in Funding

War Eagle Initiative Kicks Off – $5 million in Funding

The Alliance, in partnership with Beaver Water District, Watershed Conservation Resource Center, and USDA NRCS, was recently awarded $2.4 million as part of the "War Eagle Creek Watershed Initiative" for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program. This project will...

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West Fork -White River Success Story!

West Fork -White River Success Story!

(Press Release from the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Division) The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Division is pleased to announce that water quality improvement efforts on the West Fork White River that resulted in the...

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EPA Region 6 Visits NWA

EPA Region 6 Visits NWA

Congressman Womack recently invited EPA Region 6 Administrator, Dr. Earthea Nance, and staff to NWA to visit both the Beaver Lake watershed and Illinois River watershed efforts. Dr. Nance had a full itinerary but started the morning out at Beaver Water District.

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Summer 2022 Beaver Lake Watershed News

Summer 2022 Beaver Lake Watershed News

Dear Beaver Lake Watershed Landowner, After a hot and dry summer, the Alliance is excited to see more rainy days as we slowly transition into the fall season. With more rain on the way, and natural systems preparing to go dormant, now is a good time to think about...

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Stormwater Erosion Control at East Mountain Cemetery

Stormwater Erosion Control at East Mountain Cemetery

Protecting Important Cultural History with Stormwater Erosion Control In July of 2022, the Alliance partnered with the Northwest Arkansas African American Heritage Association and a team of AmeriCorps volunteers to take on a very important project on Mount Sequoyah,...

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Spring 2022 Beaver Lake Watershed News

Spring 2022 Beaver Lake Watershed News

SPRING 2022 | BEAVER WATERSHED ALLIANCE  BEAVER LAKE WATERSHED NEWS Dear Beaver Lake Watershed Landowner, If you are receiving this newsletter for the first time, we welcome you to the Beaver Watershed Alliance Beaver Lake Watershed Newsletter. Our records indicate...

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Beaver Water District Goes Native

Beaver Water District Goes Native

By Dot Neely, Beaver Water District Education Coordinator  Above: Black Eyed Susan blooms in Area 2 Puppy Creek Drainage, year 1 growth summer 2021. The vision for a native plant-covered campus is being realized thirteen years after the Leadership in Energy and...

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