Canoe Trip
Sunset on Arkansas River

Promotes financing and implementation of effective and affordable solutions to Arkansas's water supply, flood control and waste disposal needs.

Performs state level planning for management, conservation and development of Arkansas's water resources; provides safe and effective water supply; and protects present and future generations from flooding.

Provides leadership and support for Arkansas's Conservation Districts in the development, management and conservation of the state's land and water resources.

The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission 2018 Groundwater Report is available now.

The Arkansas Groundwater Protection & Management Report for 2018 is available now. Click here to view the report.


The next ANRC Commission Meeting will be held September 18, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the Arkansas River Room at the Commission in Little Rock, AR. For a complete listing of events, please check our calendar.

ANRC has joined the Arkansas Department of Agriculture

On July 1, 2019, ANRC became a part of the Department of Agriculture as part of Governor Hutchinson's initiative to transform state government.  Transformation will make state government more efificient and enable ANRC to be even more responsive to your needs.