The Oklahoma Conservation Commission (OCC), in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Division (NRD) has scheduled the third in a series of public meetings to update the watershed-based management plan for the Illinois River Watershed. The meeting will be held August 10, in West Siloam Springs, Okla The Illinois River and its tributaries have a variety of uses set forth by the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, including fisheries, recreation, navigation, drinking water and agricultural water supplies, and aesthetics. The watershed- based plan's goal is to protect and improve water quality in streams and other water bodies by addressing non-regulatory issues through voluntary activities or practices.
August 8, 2023
3rd public meeting for Illinois River Watershed Management Plan is Aug. 10