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Location: Jasper AR School Cafetorium, 600 School Street (Enter school building at the clock tower.) Time: 6:00 PM – 8PM This is to give notice that the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Water Division is providing a Public Comment period and holding a Public Hearing for the proposed draft modification of coverage for the applicant listed below […]
Bobby Stout, our long-time river companion and fellow-paddler, died Friday, March 20. Bobby loved being on the water and especially on the Buffalo. He was a happy camper on many of our annual Buffalo River trips. He was a great storyteller and excellent chef. He will be greatly missed. His memorial service will be Saturday, March […]
A message from Ken Smith: In spite of uncertainties as this is written in early January, volunteers are to resume work on the Buffalo River Hiking Trail the middle of March. Presently volunteers cannot work within the 5.5-mile middle section of the trail. In that section a tract of private land sits astride the trail […]
The Highlands Chapter will host the Ozark Society’s Spring Outing by inviting all Ozark Society members, hikers, floaters, and lovers of the Buffalo River to the chapter’s 6th Annual Buffalo River Classic on Saturday, March 21, 2015. You should pre-register for each event by March 18 – see link below for information. There will be three […]
Don’t miss reading this excellent article, written with clarity and with the integrity that authors Ed Bethune and Vic Snyder bring to their continuing public service. The article captures all the complex issues swirling around factory hog farms, locally and nationally. We thank them for joining the battle to protect the river from the hog […]
Special notice should be given to Bayou Chapter members Adam and Lisa Willard. On March 28th the Louisiana Wildlife Federation will honor them with the Annual Governors Achievement Award for Volunteer work. An excerpt from the notice follows. Dear Mr. & Mrs. Willard, I am pleased to inform you that you have been named Volunteer […]