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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 the effects of a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation which is operating in in Mt. Judea in the Buffalo River Watershed, the Ozark Society has joined with several other concerned groups in a lawsuit against the Farm Services Agency. Click here to see detailed information about our concerns.

We are requesting donations for our legal fund. You can click the “DONATE NOW” 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.

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Latest News & Updates

The fall general meeting will take place the weekend of October 4-5, at Buffalo Point.  We have Pavilion #1 reserved for our day use, and we have also reserved the group campground adjacent for Friday and Saturday nights. Registration and continental breakfast will take place from 8:30 – 10 on Saturday, and the business meeting […]
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  
Ozark Society Trip – Grand Canyon

Time Posted on Aug 25 | author Posted by Carmen

There are many ways to see the Grand Canyon by trail, water, and air. One efficient way to experience the Grand Canyon by water is a motorized raft trip, and an enjoyable month to take this trip is April. Canyoneers, a Grand Canyon concessionnaire, has an April 19, 2015 launch date for an All Grand […]
Zion Trip Update

Time Posted on Aug 10 | author Posted by Carmen

Please note the trip to Zion National Park in late September is full.  If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please contact  Bob Cross, email racross@uark.edu or 479-466-3077.
Media Float Trip a Success – Thank You!

Time Posted on Jun 13 | author Posted by Carmen

A Notice from Alice Andrews: On Tuesday, June 3rd, the Coalition of the Ozark Society, Buffalo River Watershed Alliance, Arkansas Canoe Club and the National Parks Conservation Association sponsored a media float trip from Grinders Ferry to Gilbert.  There were 11 reporters from Arkansas, Oklahoma and Tennessee plus volunteers, about 32 persons. The Ozark Society […]