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: 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.

Panelists for the event are Mike Daniels (soil and water conservation scientist, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture), Mike Sullivan (state conservationist,

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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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