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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

Legal Fund Donations

In order to protect the Buffalo River from the effects of a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation which is operating in in Mt. Judea in the Buffalo River Watershed, the Ozark Society has joined with several other concerned groups in a lawsuit against the Farm Services Agency. Click here to see detailed information about our concerns.

We are requesting donations for our legal fund. You can click the “DONATE NOW” 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.

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Latest News & Updates

Update – A Mighty Struggle – Documentary Link

Time Posted on Apr 7 | author Posted by Carmen

Ozark Society – Highlands Chapter Member Teresa Turk has revised her  documentary film.  To view the updated version of this comprehensive documentary,  click “continue reading” and then the link:   Revised – A Mighty Struggle      
Update-Spring Meeting at Tyler Bend April 11-13

Time Posted on Apr 7 | author Posted by Carmen

This coming weekend, we have the semi-annual Ozark Society General Membership Meeting which will take place at the Buffalo National River Tyler Bend from Friday evening (April 11) through Sunday (April 13).  This spring, the meeting is a “recreational” event hosted by the Pulaski Chapter of the Ozark Society (Little Rock) with an emphasis on […]
Conservation Chair Alice Andrews submitted the following report on the March 28 PC&E meeting: PC&E had directed ADEQ to come up with a plan for a “Task Force to study the possibility of banning large CAFOS in the Buffalo River Watershed”.  They were to propose a member list of Task Force Stakeholders from organizations and […]
It has become apparent that C&H Hog Farm misrepresented its authority to use several fields as sprayfields in its Nutrient Management Plan (NMP)  for its hog operation.  Property owners of land in three of these fields had denied permission to include their land in the sprayfield area. Both ADEQ and C&H were aware that there […]
BRT Volunteers Needed February 1 – April 19

Time Posted on Jan 14 | author Posted by Carmen

Beginning February 1st, trail building can continue on weekdays, as well as weekends, until April 19th. Ken Smith plans to work almost every day between February 1 and April 19 to make up for lost time due to bad weather. Volunteers should be at the Tyler Bend Maintenance Facility,   a quarter mile off Highway 65, […]