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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

ADEQ Regulation 5 Permit for C&H Hog Farm Out for Public Comment

Time Posted on Mar 8 | author Posted by Carolyn Shearman

C&H hog farms previously operated under an EPA general permit administered by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).  ADEQ no longer issues this type of permit and has published a draft regulation 5 permit for C&H – an Arkansas permit that allows no discharge from the facility.  The draft permit is out for public […]
Ken Smith To Be Honored March 13th in Arkansas

Time Posted on Jan 24 | author Posted by Carolyn Shearman

On Monday, March 13th from Noon-2pm Ozark Society’s Ken Smith will honored by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and inducted in their Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame along with Chuck Haralson.  There will be a luncheon ceremony in the Wally Allen Ballroom D on the 2nd floor of the Sate House Convention Center.  […]
May 16th-20th Bob Ritchie Celebration Float

Time Posted on Jan 24 | author Posted by Carolyn Shearman

The Ozark Society is holding a 5-day float on the Buffalo National River May 16th-20th as we celebrate our dear friend and member Bob Ritchie.  This float will start at Tyler Bend and will end at Riley’s on the White River.  Cost is $200. See the information below:
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,
Colorado High Adventure Trip 2017

Time Posted on Nov 25 | author Posted by Carmen

The 2017 Colorado High Adventure Trip will be held at Cascade Campground from Sunday thru Saturday, July 16 – 22. The campground is located in the Collegiate Peaks area of the San Isabel National Forest on County Road 162 west of Nathrop, Colorado. Please be sure your reservation arrives by May 31 at the latest. […]

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.