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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 Pulaski Chapter will be hosting the Spring General Membership Meeting the weekend of April 15 at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center just outside Little Rock.  The General Meeting will be Saturday and Sunday, with an OS Board Meeting held on Friday evening. Accommodations include camping, cabins and rooms, as well as an on-site cafeteria. […]
Impaired Waterbodies by Mike Masterson

Time Posted on Feb 10 | author Posted by Carmen

Missed Deadline Meanwhile, back at the majestic Buffalo National River, one of our state’s brightest jewels for recreation and tourism. Kevin Cheri, superintendent of the Buffalo River National Park Service office at Harrison, in October sent a letter to Becky Keogh, the latest director of our state’s Department of Environmental Quality (cough) asking that agency […]
Comments on EA Submitted by Coalition

Time Posted on Jan 29 | author Posted by Carmen

Below is a link to comments on the Draft FONSI and Final Environmental Assessment submitted on behalf of Buffalo River Watershed Alliance, Arkansas Canoe Club, National Parks Conservation Association, and Ozark Society. The Coalition’s  Earthjustice attorneys did a brilliant job of pulling together comments of all four groups.  This is an educational document of value […]
Paul Noland – Rest in Peace (updated)

Time Posted on Dec 31 | author Posted by Carmen

Long-time Ozark Society member Dr. Paul Noland, father of Stewart Noland, has died.  He was a professor at the University of Arkansas Dept. of Agriculture (retired). His memorial service will be Saturday, January 9, at 10 a.m., at Central United Methodist Church.  The church is located at 6 West  Dickson Street in Fayetteville. A reception will […]
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.

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.