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 Nonpoint Source Management Program Annual Report is Available Now.

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture's Division of Natural Resources 2019 Annual Report for the Nonpoint Source Management Program is available here..


The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for July 15, 2020 beginning at 9:30 a.m. All meetings will be scheduled (unless otherwise agreed upon by the Commission) bi-monthly on the third Wednesday, at 9:30 a.m., at the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission, Arkansas River Room, 101 East Capitol, Suite 350, Little Rock, Arkansas.For a complete listing of events, please check our calendar.

Grant Funding Released by Governor Hutchinson for Levee Projects Within the Declared National Disaster Area

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Division, in partnership with the Arkansas Division of Emergency Management, is accepting applications for additional grant funding released by Governor Hutchinson for levee construction and maintenance projects within the declared national disaster area resulting from the floods on the Arkansas River beginning in late May of 2019. The second application window will close on April 10 at the close of business. If you have questions, email or call (501) 682-0547. Click here to view the application.