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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 a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation now running in the river’s watershed, we are requesting donations for our legal fund for our lawsuit against the FSA and SBA. Click here to see detailed information about our concerns.  You can click the button below 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.

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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.

Latest News & Updates

Ruling in Federal Court Case

Time Posted on Oct 18 | author Posted by Carmen

An update from Bob Cross, Ozark Society President: “We are pleased with the tentative ruling in the Little Rock Federal Court on October 16 that the Farm Services Agency and Small Business Administration violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act.  We are looking forward to Judge Marshall’s final order and will […]
What’s Up on the Buffalo?

Time Posted on Oct 16 | author Posted by Carmen

Make plans to attend this important event! When: Saturday, Oct. 18th from 7:00-8:30 pm Where: St. Paul’s Parish Hall 224 N. East Ave. Fayetteville EVENT FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The crown jewel of the Ozarks, the Buffalo National River, is being threatened by a factory farm of 6500 pigs located just upstream along […]
Oral Arguments October 16

Time Posted on Oct 14 | author Posted by Carmen

Oral arguments in our law suit against FSA and SBA will be heard by U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall beginning at 9 am on Thursday, October 16 in Courtroom B-155, U.S. District Court Building, 500 West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201. Earthjustice attorneys will speak on behalf of the plaintiffs and the U.S. […]
Notice to Trailbuilding Volunteers

Time Posted on Oct 10 | author Posted by Carmen

For those planning to do trail building with Ken Smith on the Buffalo River Trail Extension, please note this IMPORTANT CHANGE: The campsite for the Buffalo River trail work (Oct 14 through Nov 12) has been changed from South Maumee Access to the group campsite at Tyler Bend. To get there, take US Highway 65 […]
Colorado Trip Slide Shows Now Available

Time Posted on Sep 12 | author Posted by Carmen

Click below to see a slide show of the Colorado Trip this year. Colorado Trip 2014 Photo Album   More pictures are available at: https://picasaweb.google.com/LukeParsch