Issues That Matter

The Central Arkansas Library System is proud to partner with the League of Women Voters of Pulaski County and public radio station KUAR 89.1 to host a series of programs exploring the important political, social, economic, and cultural issues having an impact on our community. The 2022 Issues That Matter series includes discussions of the importance of and challenges facing Arkansas’s water resources. Program information below is subject to change.

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Issues That Matter: Protecting Arkansas’s Waterways: What’s in Your Tap?

Arkansas’s waterways are suffering from poor water quality, aging infrastructure and other concerns. This forum will address what needs to be done to protect these vital resources.

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This event will be hosted virtually on the Zoom platform. Free registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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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.

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

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Issues That Matter: Protecting Arkansas’s Waterways: Hydrating the Harvest

Agriculture is Arkansas’s top industry and crucial to the state’s economy. This program will explore the extensive need for water in Arkansas agriculture and the dangers facing its water supplies.

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

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Issues That Matter: Protecting Arkansas’s Waterways: Rivers as Roads

Arkansas’s rivers are vital components in the movement of goods and materials in the state. This programs will discuss the challenges faced in maintaining them as viable travel routes.

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

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