As we mentioned in our previous email, Secure Arkansas spoke to the Association of Arkansas Counties for their Annual Conference held August 20 – 22, 2014 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Secure Arkansas was on the agenda on August 20 to address the Critical Habitat issue facing Arkansas with the Neosho Mucket and the Rabbitsfoot mussels. This issue […]
WARNING to Property Owners in these States: AL, AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, MO, MS, OH, OK, PA, & TN Property owners: beware! Once again, there could be another attempt at special land management / rules & regulations in Arkansas. Do you know anyone who owns livestock, rides 4-wheelers, or enjoys our rivers and streams? You’ll want to […]
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service will have a public meeting for their proposed designation of the Yellowcheek Darter to the endangered species list. This affects the following five counties in Arkansas: Cleburne, Pope, Searcy, Stone and Van Buren. This covers approximately 87,000 acres directly adjacent to the habitat streams of the Yellowcheek Darter.
After a close reading of the final rule in the Federal Register (Vol. 76, No. 194/Thursday, October 6, 2011/Rules and Regulations) in regard to the Ozark Hellbender Salamander, definitive causes of the decline in population of this species is due to four major factors: