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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

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. New officers […]
BNR-Meetings on Boxley Valley Site Plan

Time Posted on Aug 1 | author Posted by Carmen

This week the National Park Service will hold a series of three meetings at the Boxley Valley Community Center to discuss the site plan for the Boxley Valley Area (including Lost Valley). The purpose of the plan, which will be initiated in late 2016, is to maximize the ability of the NPS to provide continued […]
Drilling to Start On the Buffalo By Mike Masterson

Time Posted on Jul 26 | author Posted by Carmen

Harbor Environmental of Little Rock will get the state contract to drill beneath at least one of the massive waste lagoons at C&H Hog Farms. I’m withholding any festive hooting until this latest move, supposedly to protect our Buffalo National River flowing six miles downstream from the factory, proves valid, appropriate and transparent. After all, […]
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. 

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.