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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

What Lies Beneath?

Time Posted on Jun 22 | author Posted by Carmen

If you would like to know more about the Buffalo River, its bluffs, its waters, and what its hydrogeological history can tell us, Dr. Van Brahana will be leading a workshop on July 16th, Saturday, 10:30-12:30 at the Ponca Elk Center in downtown Ponca. Join him for an introduction to the karst geology of the […]
July 4th Float

Time Posted on Jun 6 | author Posted by Carmen

If you are interested in a going on a float trip on the Lower Buffalo over July 2, 3 and 4th, contact Stewart Noland – bosshq@aol.com or 501-666-2989.
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. 
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 […]

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.