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Register for Audubon AR Backyard Bird Event!

Learn how native plants, garden features, and smart planning can make your yard a healthy habitat for birds, butterflies, and beneficial wildlife. Read more »

Little Rock 350 Climate Action Rally & Concert

1Sky, Audubon Arkansas, Sierra Club, and Village Commons will host Little Rock 350 Climate Action Rally & Concert, Saturday, October 24, 2009, between 2-5 pm at MacArthur Park in Little Rock. Rally will feature local musicians, speakers and educational booths. Read more »

Join Operation Free Veterans for American Power & Clean Energy Bus Tour

This month beginning October 12th, Operation Free and its partners will be launching a Bus Tour to educate the public on the national security implications of climate change and the urgent need for legislative action.

Traveling on the bus will be retired military members including Top Brass and other ranking officers recently returned from current theaters of conflict including two Arkansas natives. There will be several stops on this tour and Arkansas is the launch state for the Southern portion of the tour. Read more »

Tell Sen. Lincoln to Support Clean Energy! Attend Her Town Hall Meetings!

This week, Senator Blanche Lincoln will hold three town hall meetings to discuss current events and take questions from Arkansans. Attend Senator Lincoln Town Hall Meetings and show your support for clean energy and climate change legislation!

Wed., Sept. 2 - 12:30-2:30 p.m., Russellville Town Hall Meeting.  Arkansas Tech University’s Doc Bryan Auditorium. 1605 Coliseum Drive, Room 109, Russellville.  Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Read more »

Tell Sen. Pryor to Support Climate Change Bill! Attend Tele Town Hall Call-In Party Tomorrow!

Tomorrow at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., Senator Mark Pryor will hold a "town hall" conference call to discuss current events and take questions from Arkansans. Attend Senator Pyror Tele Town Hall Call-In Party and show your support for clean energy and climate change legislation!

WHEN: Thursday, August 27 - 5-8 p.m. Read more »

Celebrate Green Jobs at Phoenix Renewable Energy Gourndbreaking Event!

Road trip!  Reserve your seat on the climate convoy to celebrate green jobs at the ground-breaking for the Phoenix Renewable Energy's biomass facility in Camden, AR. Senator Mark Pryor will be at the event, and because his vote can make or break the pending climate bill, it is crucial to encourage him to support the climate legislation to create even more green jobs in Arkansas . Read more »

Beebe, Suskie & McDanile Support Energy Efficiency Bill HB 1903. Will You? Committee Meeting Today!

Introduced by Representative Joan Cash of Jonesboro and supported by Representative Kathy Webb, HB 1903, or the Energy Efficiency Performance Standards Act, would require Arkansas electric and gas companies to help people conserve 1% of the state's energy per year. The House Insurance and Commerce Committee planned to consider the bill on Wednesday, but it decided to push it until today. Read more »

Support AR Energy Efficiency Bill HB 1903 - Committee Meeting Tomorrow!

Introduced by Representative Joan Cash of Jonesboro, HB 1903, or the Energy Efficiency Performance Standards Act, would require Arkansas electric and gas companies to help people conserve 1% of the state's energy per year. Tomorrow the House Insurance and Commerce Committee will consider the bill.

Folks, I urge you to do two things: Read more »

Legalize Raw Cow Milk! Support HB 1114!

Introduced by State Representative Mark Martin of Fayetteville, HB 1114 would allow the sales of up to 100 gallons of unpasteurized cow milk per month. On Monday, January 26, 2009, the bill passed the state House of Representatives. The bill has since been referred to the Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor, where it is expected to meet heavy resistance from the Arkansas Department of Health.

Folks, I urge you to do two things: Read more »