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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

Rest in Peace-Eunice Noland (updated)

Time Posted on May 25 | author Posted by Carmen

Eunice Noland, longtime member of the Ozark Society-mother of Stewart Noland and grandmother to Ross- has passed away. 
“Science and Song” Event for BNR – June 7

Time Posted on Apr 20 | author Posted by Carmen

Join us for an evening of “Science and Song”  on June 7.  This coalition event will feature Still on the Hill, a wonderful couple who write and sing their nature-themed songs, and Dr. John Van Brahana, nationally recognized hydrogeologist and Professor Emeritus, University of Arkansas Fayetteville.  He will speak about his research, dye studies and data […]
Sign the petition: Asa Hutchinson, please keep the Buffalo National River free of hog waste!
The next General Membership meeting is scheduled for Petit Jean Mountain the weekend of October 7 – 9.  A group campsite has been reserved for those dates.  If you would like to stay at the lodge or a cabin, you should make the reservation as soon as possible: petitjeanstatepark.com, or call 501-727-5431 or 800-264-2462. More […]
Colorado Trip – July 10 – 16, 2016

Time Posted on May 6 | author Posted by Carmen

The 2016 Colorado High Adventure Trip is on!  The dates are set at July 10 -16, 2016.  Reservations are filling up quickly, sign up soon!
Testimony of Pollution by Mike Masterson

Time Posted on May 3 | author Posted by Carmen

The year’s most significant meeting of the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission occurred last Friday in Little Rock. Most Arkansans would agree as they learn the alarming news Richard Mays presented there. Mays was representing the Buffalo River Coalition opposed to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (cough) issuing the permit that allowed C&H […]

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.