Arkansas Natural Resources Commission’s Development of the Buffalo River Watershed Management Plan First Stakeholder Meeting
The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) sponsored a stakeholder meeting on December 8, 2016 in Marshall, Arkansas as part of the development of the watershed management plan for the Buffalo River. The meeting was held in Marshall on December 8, 2016. Approximately 130 individuals attended the meeting, including farmers, landowners, and political representatives, as well as individuals from agricultural, conservation, recreational, and other interests groups, and employees from state and federal agencies.
At the direction of Governor Asa Hutchinson, the Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee was organized to establish an Arkansas led approach to identify and address potential issues of concern in the Buffalo River watershed, including the development of a non-regulatory watershed management plan for the Buffalo River watershed.