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Mississippi River Basin Initiative Focus Areas in Arkansas

Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watershed Initiative Focus Areas in Arkansas

Eight new watershed, in addition to the seven previously selected watershed, were selected for 2012 focus areas. The watersheds are:

New Focus Areas

  • Lower White-Bayou Des Arc Watershed
  • Lower White Watershed
  • Big Creek Watershed
  • Lower Arkansas Watershed
  • Bayou Meto Watershed
  • Lower Mississippi-Memphis Watershed (batture lands)
  • Lower Mississippi-Helena Watershed (batture lands)
  • Lower Mississippi-Greenville (batture lands)

Existing Focus Areas

  • Lower St. Francis Watershed
  • Little River Ditches Watershed
  • L'Anguille Watershed
  • Cache Watershed
  • Boeuf River Watershed
  • Bayou Macon Watershed
  • Lake Conway-Point Remove Watershed


Nancy Young
State Resource Conservationist
(501) 301-3134

Kenneth Lee
Assistant Conservationist for Programs
(501) 301-3165

Dianne Schlenker
Initiatives Coordinator
(501) 301-3152