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Issues That Matter: Protecting Arkansas’s Waterways: A Deep Dive Into Adventure

Arkansas is home to many lakes and rivers that are popular recreational resources and this program will discuss the issues that affect their safety and viability. This program will be available to a live audience at the John Gould Fletcher Library and simultaneously via Zoom.


Debbie Doss – Arkansas Canoe Club

Debbie has always had an interest in lakes and streams. She was conservation chair of the Arkansas Canoe Club for 17 years and worked with the Arkansas Environmental Coalition. Doss now has a 501(c)3 nonprofit; the Arkansas Watertrails Partnership. She works on water trail projects with Game and Fish and other government agencies and nonprofits to create recreational opportunities for canoeing and kayaking in Arkansas.

Devlin Ridenour – Corps of Engineers

Devlin currently works in the Programs Support Branch of the Operations Division, Little Rock District. The department has oversight responsibilities for executing the Little Rock District’s Operations and Maintenance budget. They also support the administration of our Recreation and Natural Resources programs.

Kirsten Bartlow – Watchable Wildlife Coordinator, Game and Fish Commission

Kirsten is the watchable wildlife program coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. She develops nature trails and water trails around the state and teaches people about wildlife conservation through TV and radio spots, magazine articles and public programs.

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Pulaski County and KUAR.

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Date and Time

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm