Our principal purpose is the preservation of wild and scenic rivers, wilderness, and unique natural areas.

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Steven Paul Noland

Steven Paul Noland Steven Paul Noland, 68 of Fayetteville, Ark., passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in Fayetteville. He was born June 18, 1949 in Ithaca, N.Y., to Dr. Paul and Eunice (Hazenfield) Noland. Steve was raised in Fayetteville and attended the Fayetteville Public Schools graduating from high school in 1967 where he was a […]

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Hike in the Hills: Billy goats search out Arkansas waterfalls after rains ruin bike ride

By STORY AND PHOTOS BOB ROBINSON Special to the Democrat-Gazette Posted: March 19, 2018 at 4:30 a.m. with permission of Bob Robinson  Slippery footing through a slot canyon made enjoying the beauty of Horsehead Creek a bit of a challenge March 1 for bushwhackers determined to see six waterfalls in one day. What do you […]

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Hog Farm Permit Update

From The Arkansas Times on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 5:45 PM: ADEQ denies C&H Hog Farm permit Posted By Lindsey Millar   The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has denied a new permit for the C&H Hog Farms‘ concentrated animal feeding operation near Mount Judea (Newton County). This is a big and somewhat surprising […]

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Hog Farm Permit

Months of delay Hog Factory Permit By Mike Masterson This article is re-printed with Mike Masterson’s permission from the Democrat Gazette published 10/29/17.  Call me cynical, skeptical, realistic or an unapologetic voice for the welfare and preservation of the only Buffalo National River we have. Whatever else I might be, I’m not the least surprised […]

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Mike Masterson Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Column 3/28/17

This column appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on 3/28/17: Used with Permission: MIKE MASTERSON: ‘Clearly malfeasant’ Geologist speaks By Mike Masterson A former 30-year veteran of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (wheeze) has written an explosive letter claiming malfeasance and flawed findings, saying that agency inexplicably failed to consult its own geologists before issuing […]

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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.