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Nicole Hardiman, director of the Illinois River Watershed Partnership headquartered in Cave Springs, discusses recent changes by the Trump administration to historic federal environmental policies, as well as how her organization has managed to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Last Sunday, members of Temple Shalom observed Tu b’Shevat, to celebrate the “New Year of the Trees.” Rabbi Jacob Adler provides both ancient and contemporary historical context, and Torah instructor Miriam Klinzing guides us through the Tu b’Shevat seder, or ritual feast in honor of this Jewish Arbor Day.

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We meet Otto the Otter, a six-foot mascot that is helping deliver anti-littering messages for Keep Arkansas Beautiful.

A measure to encourage independent solar energy installation and generation in Arkansas has passed the state legislature. The Solar Access Act was passed on March 12. We hear from the bill's lead sponsor and from an environmental advocate.

KUAF Arts Beat: A Rising Wave in the Ozarks

Oct 23, 2018

When obtrusive buildings encroached on Anne Reichardt's view outside her home in Fayetteville, the artist turned frustration into inspiration. 

The structures, she says, were just a strip along the sprawling green land and she immediately invisioned a piece of white paper along the horizon. Gradually she began to play with the idea of how she could make a privacy screen into a work of art. Then a spark.