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“The challenge goes on. There are other lands and rivers, other wilderness areas, to save and to share with all. I challenge you to step forward to protect and care for the wild places you love best.”

– Dr. Neil Compton

Our principal purpose is the preservation of wild and scenic rivers, wilderness, and unique natural areas.

Conservation  –  Education  –  Recreation

The Coalition (Buffalo River Watershed Alliance, Ozark Society, Arkansas Canoe Club and the National Parks Conservation Association) is actively planning a fundraiser to support our educational efforts, legal expenses and other projects to protect the Buffalo River from pollution caused by factory-size concentrated animal feeding operations. Please put OCTOBER 23, 2015 on your calendar and […]
2016 Grand Canyon Trip

Time Posted on Aug 14 | author Posted by Carmen

Go to OS Outings 2016 to check out new information regarding 2016 Grand Canyon trip!  
Report ‘Hogwash’ – Mike Masterson

Time Posted on Aug 13 | author Posted by Carmen

The article below was published in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette on August 11, 2015. Reprinted by permission. The two federal agencies, ordered last December by a federal judge to assess potential environmental damages from the waste produced by C&H Hog Farms in the Buffalo National River watershed, have released their draft report. Their conclusion: All’s […]
OS General Meeting – October 3-4

Time Posted on Aug 11 | author Posted by Carmen

The Fall All Society Meeting will be held October 3-4, 2015 at the Crater of the Diamonds State Park near Murfreesboro, AR. LOCATION: Two miles southeast of Murfreesboro on Arkansas Highway 301.For further information on park hours and fees, contact: Crater of Diamonds State Park, 209 State Park Road, Murfreesboro, AR 71958.  www.CraterofDiamondsStatePark.com . The telephone […]
URGENT-Public Comments Requested

Time Posted on Aug 5 | author Posted by Carmen

URGENT REQUEST FOR OZARK SOCIETY COMMENTS: C & H HOG FARM PERMIT MODIFICATION C & H Hog Farm has requested ADEQ to modify their CAFO General Permit ARG590000. Only the requested modification to install pond liners in Waste Storage Ponds 1 and 2 as well as to install a methane flare system and cover on Waste […]
The fourth annual Neil Compton celebration will take place at Compton Gardens and Conference Center in Bentonville AR on Friday, August 7 beginning at 5:15 p.m.  The Ozark Society and Highlands Chapter are  co-sponsors of this event, so please plan on attending.  The celebration includes an exhibit of photographs by Ken Smith and Neil Compton followed […]

Legal Fund Donations

In order to protect the Buffalo River from a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation now operating in the river’s watershed, we are requesting donations for our legal fund for our lawsuit against the FSA and SBA, and for our efforts to ban additional factory hog farms in the Buffalo River watershed.   Click here to see detailed information about our concerns.  You can click the button above to donate online.

If you would rather send a check, please mail it to: The Ozark Society, c/o Bob Ritchie, Treasurer, 707 Pleasant Valley Drive #10, Little Rock, AR 72227.’ Write “Legal Fund’ in the memo line.

The Ozark Society is exempt from Federal Income Tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue code. Contributions to the Ozark Society are deductible under section 170 of the code.