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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 […]
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. There will be three simultaneous events at this one-day recreational outing: a long “marathon” hike, several shorter “regular” […]
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 […]
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 […]