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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 Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) will hold a public hearing at North Little Rock February 2, 2015, to receive comments on the proposed five-year regional haze progress report on a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision prior to submission of the revised plan to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The hearing will begin […]
Victory for Buffalo River

Time Posted on Dec 2 | author Posted by Carmen

A U.S District Court Judge in Arkansas found today that in the case of a 6500-hog industrial facility located in the Buffalo River Watershed just 6 miles from the Buffalo National River, “the public interest is best-served by ensuring that federal tax dollars aren’t backing a farm that could be harming natural resources and an […]
Cargill Letter Writing Campaign

Time Posted on Nov 13 | author Posted by Carmen

Brian Thompson of Fayetteville is working on a program that has a strong chance of influencing Cargill regarding the C & H Hog Farm issue.   This is a grass-roots program separate from any of the groups fighting factory hog farms in the Buffalo River watershed.    The Ozark Society approves and encourages you to participate […]
Red River Cleanup In The News

Time Posted on Dec 28 | author Posted by Carmen

The  Red River Cleanup, supported by the Bayou Chapter of the Ozark Society, has been covered in the Shreveport Times. Click to see article: A doghouse-corset-toilet-freezer-meth-lab    
Take Action-Protect the BNR from New CAFOs

Time Posted on Dec 1 | author Posted by Carmen

The Ozark Society and the Arkansas Public Policy Panel need your help to ban NEW medium and large confined swine operations in the Buffalo National River Watershed (BNRW). On December 5th, the House and Senate Committees of Public Health, Labor and Welfare and Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development will meet to review our proposed changes […]
Buffalo River Fall Fundraiser

Time Posted on Nov 17 | author Posted by Carmen

Dear Friends of the Buffalo River, The Ozark Society and the Arkansas Public Policy Panel have joined forces in support of banning any future medium or large hog concentrated animal feeding operations in the Buffalo River Watershed.  We have many excellent partners in this effort and we need your help!  The invitation is attached to this post. […]

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.