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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

Hog Farm Permit

Time Posted on Oct 29 | author Posted by Carolyn Shearman

Months of delay Hog Factory Permit By Mike Masterson This article is re-printed with Mike Masterson’s permission from the Democrat Gazette published 10/29/17.  Call me cynical, skeptical, realistic or an unapologetic voice for the welfare and preservation of the only Buffalo National River we have. Whatever else I might be, I’m not the least surprised […]
Mike Masterson Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Column 3/28/17

Time Posted on Mar 31 | author Posted by Carolyn Shearman

This column appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on 3/28/17: Used with Permission: MIKE MASTERSON: ‘Clearly malfeasant’ Geologist speaks By Mike Masterson A former 30-year veteran of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (wheeze) has written an explosive letter claiming malfeasance and flawed findings, saying that agency inexplicably failed to consult its own geologists before issuing […]
Bob Ritchie Memorial Donations

Time Posted on Dec 16 | author Posted by Carmen

If you would like to make a donation to the Ozark Society in memory of Bob Ritchie, please make out a check to “Ozark Society” and write “Bob Ritchie memorial” in the memo line. Checks should be mailed to: Kaye Ewart, Ozark Society Treasurer, 4508 Valley Brook Circle, North Little Rock AR, 72116,
Bob Ritchie-Rest in Peace (Update)

Time Posted on Oct 24 | author Posted by Carmen

Bob Ritchie- Ozark Society Treasurer, outdoorsman, and dear friend-has died. Bob also served as President and Vice President of the Society. We will miss our friend Bob tremendously. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. His memorial service will be held at Second Presbyterian Church in Little Rock at 2 pm, Thursday, October […]
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. 

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.  You can click the button above to donate online.

If you would rather send a check, please mail it to: The Ozark Society, PO Box 2914, Little Rock, AR 72203.’ 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.