The ACC encourages all paddlers to remain aware of issues that are before the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, especially those that relate to watersheds. The ADEQ has in place a process to subscribe to various email distribution lists to receive alerts regarding environmental issues in Arkansas. For instance, you can subscribe to the "Arkansas Watersheds" email list or the "Buffalo River Action Committee" list. attached is a link to the page to sign up for these email lists.
Also consider signing up to receive communications from the Arkansas Pollution, Control and Ecology Commission. It is arguably the ultimate policy-setting body on environmental issues in Arkansas.