Our principal purpose is the preservation of wild and scenic rivers, wilderness, and unique natural areas.
Conservation – Education – Recreation
Building the Buffalo River Trail this spring was really a stop-and-go experience. At some time each workweek, it rained. During the three-week effort we had 64 volunteers–college students, experienced “alumni” from previous years, and a few newcomers. They included caring people who generously hosted celebratory dinners for the college kids. The Moore family & friends […]
URGENT REQUEST FOR OZARK SOCIETY COMMENTS: C & H HOG FARM PERMIT MODIFICATION WHAT IS AT RISK? Water quality in the Buffalo National River WHAT IS THE THREAT? Untreated hog waste released from the C & H hog farm in Mt. Judea, Arkansas. Untreated, land applied-hog waste from the C & H hog farm located in […]
The Environmental Protection Agency has released a proposal to address haze concerns in national parks in Arkansas and Missouri that would require retrofitting six power plants in Arkansas with emission-control scrubbers to curb air pollution at a cost estimated to top $1 billion for utilities. Public comment on the plan ends May 16, and a […]
Bobby Stout, our long-time river companion and fellow-paddler, died Friday, March 20. Bobby loved being on the water and especially on the Buffalo. He was a happy camper on many of our annual Buffalo River trips. He was a great storyteller and excellent chef. He will be greatly missed. His memorial service will be Saturday, March […]
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. You should pre-register for each event by March 18 – see link below for information. There will be three […]