Groundwater Patches Play Important Role in Forest Health, Water Quality | freshare.netHome in the Business Park | freshare.netNational Water-Use at Lowest Levels Since Before 1970 | freshare.netLittle Evidence Conservation Organizations Respond to Economic Signals | freshare.netProtect Bulbs From Pesky Critters | freshare.netRunge Nature Center to Host Family Event on Black Friday | freshare.netMDC Stocks Rainbow Trout at Mid-Missouri Lakes for Winter Fishing | freshare.netPharmaceuticals and the Water-Fish-Osprey Food Web | freshare.netBackpack Physics: Smaller Hikers Carry Heavier Loads | freshare.netWhy Plants Don’t Get a Sunburn | freshare.netNestling Birds Struggle in Noisy Environments | freshare.netMinimal Risk of Encountering Stinging Caterpillars in Missouri | freshare.netNew Tracers Can Identify Frack Fluids in the Environment | freshare.netPersimmon Seeds Predict Ozarks’ Winter Weather | freshare.netAs Weather Cools, Trout Fishing Action Heats Up | freshare.netU.S. Forest Service Releases 2015 Dates for Fee-free Days | freshare.netOK Dept. of Wildlife Internships | freshare.netSpring River Dam Repairs Completed | freshare.netThe Glade as an Ozarks Treasure | freshare.netSmall Spills at Gas Stations Could Cause Significant Health Risks Over Time | freshare.netReport Assesses Health of the Nation’s Birds | freshare.netImportation of Firewood Banned on Arkansas’s WMAs and NWRs | freshare.netRivers Recover Natural Conditions Quickly Following Dam Removal | freshare.netSearch for Missing Hiker Successful | freshare.net2015 Natural Events Calendar on Sale | freshare.netErbie Campground Open | freshare.netGenetic Secrets of the Monarch Butterfly | freshare.netThe Cultural Side of Science Communication | freshare.netNanoparticles Accumulate Quickly in Wetland Sediment | freshare.netWind Turbine or Tree? Certain Bats Might Not Know | freshare.netFall Fishing on the Ouachita River | freshare.netDog Waste Contaminates Our Waterways | freshare.netSmoke in the Air | freshare.net2014 Arkansas Fall Color Updates Now Available | freshare.netWeekly Fall Color Reports Available | freshare.netFracking Wastewater That Is Treated for Drinking Produces Harmful Compounds | freshare.netDiscover Nature with Elk Driving Tours | freshare.netGlade Restoration Workshop Planned for Calico Rock | freshare.netA Day on the River: A National Hunting and Fishing Day Event | freshare.net‘Green Wave’ Explains Migratory Bird Routes | freshare.netPesticides Levels Still a Concern for Aquatic Life in Rivers and Streams | freshare.netWalking Off Obesity | freshare.netA Future for Agroforestry | freshare.netCamden Doctor Has Battled Feral Hogs for Years | freshare.netPassenger Pigeon Centennial a Conservation Milestone | freshare.netHunter Observation Form Goes Electronic | freshare.netCape Nature Center Hosts Missouri Author-Artist Duo | freshare.netMDC to Hold Vehicle and Equipment Auction Oct. 18 in Salem | freshare.netView ‘Caterpillars with Character’ at Cape Nature Center | freshare.netMaster Gardener Courses Being Offered in Hollister and Ozark | freshare.netEvent at Rockwoods Reservation to Commemorate the Passenger Pigeon | freshare.netFun on the Farm | freshare.netPollutant Risk Changes When Bugs Take Flight | freshare.netGo Mobile with New, Free MDC “MO Hunting” App | freshare.netFall Armyworms Infesting Some Oklahoma Lawns | freshare.netStatistics Show Arkansas Ranking High in Deer Categories | freshare.netMDC Provides Columbia High Schools with Outdoor Equipment | freshare.netBaby Alligator Found at Bull Shoals Lake | freshare.netMDC Hosts Women’s Trout Fishing Event at Maramec Spring Park | freshare.netYoung Birds Delay Departure, Make Frequent Stopovers During First Migration | freshare.netConservation Department Continues Alligator Gar Restoration | freshare.netArkansas Bear Survey Needs Eyes in the Field | freshare.netLawn Care Professional Workshop in Springfield Sept. 2 | freshare.netLawn, Gardening or Insect Problem:  Who Ya Going to Call? | freshare.netHunter Education Skills Session on MU Campus | freshare.netLearn About Tree Health and Garden Pest Control at Master Gardener Seminar | freshare.netMU Scientists Call for Increased Conservation Efforts to Save Black Bears | freshare.netA Global Temperature Conundrum: Cooling or Warming Climate? | freshare.netA New Look at What’s in ‘Fracking’ Fluids Raises Red Flags | freshare.netFish Consumption Advisory Issued for Lake Ouachita | freshare.netOvernight Campout Event in Forest Park Helps Families Discover the Outdoors | freshare.netLearn to Grow in the Garden “Growing Garlic” Program is Sept. 2 at Botanical Center | freshare.netMDC Stocks Larger Brown Trout in Meramec River | freshare.netRegister Before Aug. 21 for Master Gardener Classes in Lamar and Greenfield | freshare.netRefuge at Peck Ranch Conservation Area to Reopen | freshare.netWho’ll Report the Rain? | freshare.netPlenty of Bright Ideas Flying Through the Night Skies | freshare.netInsecticides Similar to Nicotine Widespread in Midwest | freshare.netBees Able to Spot Which Flowers Offer Best Rewards Before Landing | freshare.netTroy Woman Awarded First Place in Trees Work Slogan Contest | freshare.netSocial Mizzou Weather | freshare.netYouth Fishing Event Set for Roaring River | freshare.netLucky Anglers Take Home Prizes After Catching Tagged Fish | freshare.netGirls Camp Imparts New Outdoor Skills, Fun Outdoor Memories | freshare.netFilter Bed Substrates, Plant Types Recommended for Rain Gardens | freshare.netInvasive Emerald Ash Borer Detected in Arkansas | freshare.netBats Use the Evening Sky’s Polarization Pattern for Orientation | freshare.netHow Honey Bees Stay Cool | freshare.netLearn to Grow in the Garden… “Loving Lavender”  Program is Aug. 7 at Botanical Center | freshare.netWetlands Are Just Ducky | freshare.netBeware of Hungry Bears | freshare.netScientists Track Gene Activity When Honey Bees Do and Don’t Eat Honey | freshare.netCatalpa Worms Give a Strong Boost to Summer Fishing | freshare.netFall Gardening Season Has Arrived | freshare.netKudzu Could Be Moving Into Your Neighborhood | freshare.netAmphibians Can Acquire Resistance to Deadly Fungus | freshare.netResearchers Tap Into Citizen Science To Shed Light on Ant Diversity | freshare.netSecond Annual Stream Ecology Camp | freshare.netListening for Danger | freshare.netBee Foraging Chronically Impaired by Pesticide Exposure | freshare.net

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Fall Foliage: When Should We Expect To See Autumn’s Bright Colors Autumn has arrived in Arkansas and with it crisper air and cooler temperatures. It’s a very busy time as well with travelers visiting the Natural State to view the vibrant fall colors. But this year’s harsh summer drought and severe temperatures have some wondering if we’ll see a great display… Kat Robinson 09/25/12
Who Will Find the 30,000th Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park?? Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro is set to celebrate two big milestones this year.  March 15th marks 40 years since the site’s creation as an Arkansas state park… and sometime soon, the 30,000th diamond found since the park’s opening will be unearthed. The latest count of diamonds found… Kat Robinson 01/27/12
Winter Is A Great Time to Enjoy Agritourism Opportunities in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas farms aren’t just warm-weather operations, or destinations, for that matter. During the winter months, many of these facilities remain open for agritourism opportunities, a growing trend in agriculture nationwide. Haven’t heard of agritourism? As Stacey McCullough with Community and Public Development at the University of Arkansas… Kat Robinson 12/19/08
What a Difference a Year Makes in Arkanas Wine Country ALTUS, Ark. - It’s nearly harvest time in Arkansas’ grape country and this year, there will be a substantial amount of grapes and muscadines to bring in from the field. In 2007, Joseph Post with Post Winery in Altus, said around 90 percent of the grape crop and 40 percent… Kat Robinson 08/25/08
Keeping Your Four-Legged Friends Cool During Summer Summers in Arkansas are hot, humid, and long. We go to extra efforts to keep ourselves cool, but what should we be doing for our furry friends? Steve Jones, an extension associate professor/equine specialist with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, says there are three things you must provide… Kat Robinson 07/11/08
Don’t Forget The Things That Make Your Gifts Work! We’ve all experienced it - that thrill of opening a gift on Christmas morning, only to discover that an essential part of the gift is missing - batteries. Batteries are often the most omitted part of a gift and usually the most important part. It’s important when you buy a… Kat Robinson 12/13/07
Make Trick or Treating a Neighborhood Activity How can you keep your kids from overindulging on treats, or from turning to devilish behavior? Some neighborhoods are taking an active stance, by providing organized activities and a plan for trick or treating in their neck of the woods. This is what’s happening in one Little Rock neighborhood. “Over… Kat Robinson 10/11/07
Alternative Ideas for Your Halloween Handouts - by Kat Robinson LITTLE ROCK, AR - Generations of American kids have grown up with the same sort of treats on Halloween … sugary sweets, chocolate, and gum parceled out in handfuls from a neighbor’s open door. While kids enjoy this chance to gather tons of high-calorie loot, parents and dentists both have… Kat Robinson 10/11/07
Alternative Ideas for Your Halloween Handouts - by Kat Robinson LITTLE ROCK, AR - Generations of American kids have grown up with the same sort of treats on Halloween … sugary sweets, chocolate, and gum parceled out in handfuls from a neighbor’s open door. While kids enjoy this chance to gather tons of high-calorie loot, parents and dentists both have… Kat Robinson 10/11/07