The primary activity of the organization is to provide technical and planning services for the protection, conservation, and restoration of watershed resources for the well being of communities and society.
The Watershed Conservation Resource Center (WCRC) provides specialized assistance concerning watershed resource issues to a variety of organizations including; watershed groups; local, state and federal governments; non-profit organizations; conservation districts; and other entities that request assistance.
The diverse environmental background and experience of the staff enable the WCRC to provide a wide range of technical and planning support.
WCRC is working with the University of Arkansas Community Design Center (UACDC) who was awarded a National Endowment of Arts grant to develop a Public Access Master Plan. news.uark.edu/articles
The UACDC developed the design for WCRC’s vision, The River Institute of Northwest Arkansas. To read more on The River Institute, please follow this link The River Institute of NWA – Donate
WCRC is featured in the News Release from USDA-ARKANSAS, (See the 3rd entry),
WCRC featured in NWA Democrat/Gazette, September 22, 2020 issue, Rod and reel research: Project aims to improve water quality in stream
WCRC’s Tyler Anderson in NWA Democrat/Gazette photos during the 15th Annual West Fork of the White River Cleanup.
Pictured to the right: Mullins Branch project on the University of Arkansas Campus
Arkansas Game and Fish 2019 Conservation Award
Pictured to the left: Watershed Conservation Resource Center receiving the Arkansas Game and Fish 2019 Conservation Award
Left to Right: Pat Fitts/Director AGFC, Sandi Formica/Exec. Director WCRC, Matt Van Eps/Assoc. Director WCRC, Ford Overton/Commission Chairman AGFC 2012-2019.
March 31, 2020