Ozarks At Large

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The 35th anniversary edition of the popular composting handbook Worms Eat My Garbage, originally authored by vermiculture pioneer Mary Appelhof, was released this summer. Fayetteville author Joanne Olszewski is carrying forward Appelhof's legacy, updating the book with the latest science as well as traveling and lecturing about composting with worms.

Ozarks at Large for Monday, August 13, 2018

Aug 13, 2018

On today’s show, a former Arkansas Supreme Court Justice explains her opposition to Issue One. Plus, we hear ideas about altering how redistricting in Arkansas takes place every ten years. And, we learn about concerns regarding algae in the Buffalo River.

courtesy: Teresa Turk

The new alert, which regards a significant algae bloom in the Buffalo National River, warns visitors to avoid primary contact with algal infested waters. In the meantime, a survey team led by independent scientist Teresa Turk this month will assess the extent of algal growth in the waterway.

Former Arkansas State Supreme Court Justice Annabelle Imber Tuck is against Issue One on the Arkansas ballot this fall. It would place a cap on attorney contingency fees, limit punitive damages and non-economic damages awards and allow the Arkansas Legislature to adopt, amend, or repeal rules regarding pleading, practice, or procedure prescribed by the state supreme court.

A Monday roundup includes AETN political debates, Senator Tom Cotton on Iran and dates for The Unexpected in Fort Smith.

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