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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


Time Posted on May 26 | author Posted by Carmen

2015 Buffalo River Trip – June 9 To June 13, Tyler Bend To The White River. This trip has closed!!  If you have signed up and paid,  you should have received an Email up date on 5/19! If you did not, send an email immediately Stewart Noland, bosshq@aol.com or Steve Heye, heye@aristotle.net !  LET’S GO […]
New Commentary by Ed Bethune and Vic Snyder

Time Posted on Apr 29 | author Posted by Carmen

Former U.S. Congressmen Vic Snyder and Ed Bethune have written a commentary in Arkansas Business this week.
April Trail Building Update by Ken Smith

Time Posted on Apr 21 | author Posted by Carmen

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-Public Comments and Hearing on C&H Hog Farm Permit

Time Posted on Apr 13 | author Posted by Carmen

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 […]
EPA Haze Plan – Public Comments Needed

Time Posted on Apr 9 | author Posted by Carmen

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 […]

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.