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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

Colorado Trip – July 10 – 16, 2016

Time Posted on Nov 11 | author Posted by Carmen

The 2016 Colorado High Adventure Trip is on!  The dates are set at July 10 -16, 2016.  Reservations will be taken starting January 2, 2016.
ATTENTION!  Pulaski Chapter Ozark Society members AND all OS members! Please recall The Ozark Society lawsuit against the Ozark and St. Francis National Forests and the Bureau of Land Management because of their plan to drill and frac approximately 1,730 gas wells in the Ozark and St. Francis Forests.  This case was filed about four […]
To Celebrate River-A Whap on the Snout – Mike Masterson

Time Posted on Oct 27 | author Posted by Carmen

Below is Mike Masterson’s column from the Arkansas Democrat Gazette regarding the October 23 “Celebrate the Buffalo” event in Fayetteville.  Used by permission.
In Memoriam – John Heuston

Time Posted on Sep 25 | author Posted by Carmen

John Heuston, long-time Ozark Society member, leader, Communications Chair, and friend, has passed away. From his obituary: “…He was a tireless defender of Arkansas’ natural resources. During the fight to save the Buffalo River and make it the first national river in the U.S. from 1961 to 1972, he gave a voice to those working […]
Lee Creek Cleanup September 12

Time Posted on Sep 11 | author Posted by Carmen

The annual Lee Creek Cleanup near Devil’s Den State Park will take place this Saturday, September 12.  This event is sponsored—in part—by the Ozark Society, so let’s have a good turnout.  The high temperature forecast for Saturday is 71 F, so it will be a good day to get outside.  The clean-up is scheduled from […]

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.