319 Project Presentations - 2007

 

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02-1700: Water Quality Monitoring and Public Outreach for Lake Conway-Point Remove (PDF)
The Ecological Conservation Association (ECO) established two permament water quality monitoring stations, one on Stone Dam Creek in Conway and the other on Whig Creek outside of Russelville.  Data was analyzed and loads were calculated.  In addition, ECO identified stakeholders and conducted public presentations, meetings, and media releases to raise awareness of WQ issues.
 
 
02-1900: Illinois River Watershed Urban NPS Outreach & Education (PDF) Additional: Illinois River Watershed Partnership (PDF)
The Illinois River Watershed Partnership and the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service joined forces to educate the urban public in the Illinois watershed about household and business BMPs to promote water quality.  They reached a very large audience through publications, television spots, field days, training sessions, events, and school programs.
 
 
03-700: Nutrient Management Update, Illinois River CREP (PDF) Additional: Arkansas Excess Nutrient Management Program (PDF)
Existing data on poultry feeding operations was improved, and then used to implement a State Nutrient Management Certification Program.  The program ensures that persons applying nutrients to the soil have certain knowledge, skills and abilities that safeguard Arkansas waters from improper management of nutrient application.
 
 
03-1100: Poultry Litter Transport from Nutrient Surplus Watersheds in Northwest Arkansas (PDF)
The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission facilitated the development of a sustainable poultry litter export program, with matching funds provided by five large poultry integrator companies, in northwest Arkansas.  The program subsidized the collection and transportation of poultry litter outside of the nutrient surplus area.
 
 
04-200: Upper White River Cost-Share Project (PDF)
The project provided cost share for a three year period to agricultural producers of the Upper White River watershed in Madison, Carroll and Boone Counties.  In addition, technical assistance will be provided in Carroll and Boone Counties.  Fencing, alternative water sources, tanks, pasture establishment, sheds, alum treatment, and streambank and shoreline protection were used.
 
 
04-300: Benton County Illinois River Watershed BMP-CNMP Cost Share (PDF)
The Benton County Conservation District provided technical assistance while implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs) and Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans (CNMPs) on agricultural land within the Illinois watershed.  BMPs implemented include Waste Storage Structure, Pond, Fence, Pasture Planting, Pipeline, Heavy Use Area, Watering Facility, Alum, Well, and Hoop Building.
 
 
04-400: Demonstrating the Impact on Water Use and Runoff Quality of BMP Implementation for Rice Rotation in L'Anguille Watershed (PDF)
The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service helped demonstrate on-farm Best Management Practices that improve water quality and conserve groundwater, and in the process educated eastern Arkansas crop producers, particularly those in the L'Anguille River watershed, the economic and environmental value of such practices.
 
 
04-500: Best Management Practices for Spring River Watershed (PDF) Additional: BMPs for Streambank Protection (PDF)
A steering committee was set up by the Fulton County Conservation District.  Technical assistance was then provided for conservation planning, and Best Managament Practices were implemented to reduce sediments and pollutants entering waterways.  Cost-share projects included NRCS Code Number 314, 342, 378, 382, 512, 516, 561, 571, 614, 648, and 391.
 
 

04-800: Lee Creek Watershed Water Quality Monitoring (PDF)

The city of Fort Smith uses the Lee Creek Reservoir as one of its sources of drinking water.  The city used a 319 grant to monitor and evaluate the contribution of five tributary streams of Lee Creek during storm events, in order to identify the source of possible nutrient concentrations affecting water quality in Lee Creek.
 
 
05-200: Middle Fork White River Watershed Project - NPS Assessment (PDF)
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality compiled a comprehensive database of pollution sources in the Middle Fork-White River watershed.  Information was based on GIS, GPS, channel geometry evaluation, and a water quality survey.  Sources that have the most impact and are most amenable to implementation of Best Management Practices were prioritized.
 
 
05-300: Silvicultural Statewide Assessment (PDF)
Best Management Practices (BMPs) were assessed statewide by the Arkansas Forestry Commission.  Technical assistance and education were provided to forestry stakeholders to facilitate implementation of BMPs, and project efforts were coordinated with other agencies and entities.
 
 
05-500: Benton County Middle White River Cost Share (PDF) Additional: Stone County Middle White River Cost Share (PDF)
The County Conservation Districts helped implement over 100 farm plans were in the Middle White River Watershed using cost-share incentives.  Projects included Brush Management, Cross-Fencing, Pasture Planting, Pest Management, Prescribed Graing, and Nutrient Management.  The potential for sediment loss from agricultural use was reduced.
 
 
05-600: St. Francis & Lee County Larkin Creek Sediment Prevention (PDF)
Lateral 1-A of Larkin Creek, a large tributary of the L'Anguille River, was clogged with sediment.  The St. Francis County Conservation District led an effort to systemattically restore the channel, to protect cropland from erosion and flooding, and to restore and protect damaged timber areas and roads.
 
 
05-700: Lower L'Anguille Watershed Cost-Share Project
To protect land in the L'Anguille watershed, the St. Francis County Conservation District teamed up with the Lee County Conservation District to provide up to 75% cost-share funding for targeted Best Management Practices.  Eighty applications were completed with practices installed, protecting tens of thousands of acres with no-till crops, cover crops, drop pipes, and water
 
 
05-800: Strawberry RIver Agricultural Watershed Project - Reach III North Big Creek (PDF)
The Conservation Districts of Fulton, Izard, Lawrence and Sharp Counties continued the work started during project 00-600.  Phase III dealt with reducing or elimating sediment sources entering North Big Creek Watershed, a tributary to the Strawberry River.  Cost-share funding led to Fences, Tanks, Ponds, Prescribed Grazing, Pipelines, Trees, and Management of Pasture, Brush, Pest & Nutrient.
 
 
05-900: Assessing NPS Sources for a Priority Watershed of the Upper Saline River (PDF)
The Nature Conservency led a team to select a priority subwatershed of the Upper Saline River, to estimate the sources and relative loads of the subwatershed, and to evaluate the pollutants based on land use and water quality data. 
 
 
05-1000: Urban NPS Hispanic Outreach & Education (PDF)
The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service led an education and outreach project aimed at the urban Hispanic population of Arkansas.  Fact sheets, mass media including television and radio interviews, events, outreach meetings and youth programs focused on stormwater runoff and the dangers of household hazardous waste.
 
 
05-1100: Low Impact Development - Rogers (PDF)
The University of Arkansas Demonstrated Low Impact Development (LID) Best Management Practices (BMPs) in urban tributaries to the Illinois and White River Systems.  Sub-watersheds in NW Arkansas were charactarized by sensitivity to urban impact, stream conditions were inventoried, LID workshops were implemented, and LID practices were demonstrated.
 
 
05-1300: Edge of Field Water Quality Monitoring in Ozark Highlands (PDF)
The University of Arkansas evaluated several management practices on small plots.  Berms were constructed around field perimeters to create individual watersheds and isolate runoff water.  Surface runoff was measured, sampled and analyzed.  Four demonstration projects evaluated loads and practices related to swine effluent, poultry litter, forage management and soil test phosphorus.
 
 
05-1400: Abandoned Pesticide Project - L'Anguille Watershed (PDF)
The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service educated agricultural producers on the dangers of abandoned pestices, and organized collection events in a partnership with the State Plant Board.  Types, quantities and packaging were determined to ensure proper disposal.  A budget and proposal was developed for the AAP&PPD Trust Fund.
 
 
06-110: Water Quality Sampling, Analysis and Annual Load Determinations for Ballard Creek near Oklahoma Line (PDF)
The Arkansas Water Resources Center used the sampling station installed at the Washington County Road 76 Bridge over Ballard Creek just before the creek leaves Arkansas and enters Oklahoma to used to continue water quality sampling, analysis and load calculations. 
 
 
06-111: Guidelines,Standard Procedures, Analysis and Results for Water Quality Monitoring on the Bayou Bartholomew Watershed (PDF)
Ecological Conservation Association (ECO) designed a Quality Assurance Project Plan to collect, store, analyze and report water quality data for two long-term monitoring stations.  The data was used to calculate long term constituent loadings, which provides an understanding of the fluctuating state of chemical dynamics affecting the stream's water quality.
 
 
06-113: Guidelines,Standard Procedures, Analysis and Results for Water Quality Monitoring on the L'Angille River (PDF)
Ecological Conservation Association (ECO) designed a Quality Assurance Project Plan to collect, store, analyze and report water quality data for two long-term monitoring stations.  The data was used to calculate long term constituent loadings, which provides an understanding of the fluctuating state of chemical dynamics affecting the stream's water quality.
 
 
06-114: Water Quality Sampling, Analysis and Annual Load Determinations for the West Fork of the White River (PDF)
The Arkansas Water Resources Center used the sampling station installed at the Washington County Road 195 bridge over the West Fork of the White River to sampling water quality, analyze data and calculate loads for nitrate-nitrogen, ammonia-nitrogen, total nitrogen, total phosphorus, dissolved reactive phosphorus and total suspended solids.
 
 
06-115: Water Quality Sampling, Analysis and Annual Load Determinations for the White River Just Above Beaver Lake (PDF)
The Arkansas Water Resources Center used the sampling station installed at the Arkansas Highway 45 bridge over the White River just above Beaver Lake to sampling water quality, analyze data and calculate loads for nitrate-nitrogen, ammonia-nitrogen, total nitrogen, total phosphorus, dissolved reactive phosphorus, sulphate, chloride and total suspended solids.
 
 
06-116: Guidelines,Standard Procedures, Analysis and Results for Water Quality Monitoring on the Upper Saline Watershed (PDF)
Ecological Conservation Association (ECO) designed a Quality Assurance Project Plan to collect, store, analyze and report water quality data for two long-term monitoring stations.  The data was used to calculate long term constituent loadings, which provides an understanding of the fluctuating state of chemical dynamics affecting the stream's water quality.
 
 
06-200: Lower Norfork Cost Share Proeject (PDF)
The Fulton County Conservation District implemented a program that brought about voluntary participation of landowners and land users in the application of Best Management Practices.  150 conservation plans were implemented on 39,225 acres of pastureland and 6.5 miles of stream bank.
 
 
06-400: Cache River Watershed Sediment Assessment (PDF)
The Nature Conservancy conducted a project of sediment and nutrient fluxes within the Cache River and Bayou DeView watersheds.  Multiple investigations included water quality, biological sample collection/analysis, and chanel cross-section measurement/analysis.  Baseline data was generated and a watershed framework assessment was developed.
 
 
06-500: Demonstration of Best Management Practices for Stream Corridor Restoration (PDF)
The Kings River Watershed Partnership led a project to demonstrate and document stream restoration practices, and to provide tools that landowners can use to address and abate the problem of streambank destabilization and subsequent erosion.  450 feet of bank on Keel's Creek was restored, and a book was published called "Landowner's Guide to Streamside Living."
 
 
06-600: Demonstration of a Natural Channel Design to Restore a Stream Reach Draining an Urbanized Sub-Watershed (PDF)
The City of Fayetteville, in cooperation with the Watershed Conservation Resource Center, implemented a natural channel design demonstration project on Mud Creek.  Areas of the stream that were cleared of riparian vegetation were naturalized, the Hamstring Creek stream network was prevented from contracting, aquatic habitats and aesthetics were improved, and a field day was held.
 
 
06-700: Assessing Off-Highway Vehicle Trails (PDF)
The Boston Mountain Ranger District developed existing trails, and The Forest Service constructed recreation facilities, reconstructed inadequate segments, constructed new trail to avoid sensitive areas, and implemented Best Management Practices.  An assessment inventory guided further projects including stream corssings, erosion control and riparian development.
 
 
State-Level Management of the NPS Grant Program (PDF)

 

*These projects were presented in September 2007 using Microsoft PowerPoint.  The presentations have been converted to PDF format.  It is not as pretty, but the information is still there in a smaller file size.

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