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News & Articles 2018-08-28T15:21:07+00:00

Compton Conservation Day

By | September 7th, 2018|Fall 2018, Pack & Paddle|

Remarkably, mid-August this year in northwest Arkansas was wet and dreary, but on Compton Conservation Day, August 10, the Ozark Society, along with other conservation organizations, opened our tables to a warm, sunny day.  Families [...]

The 13th Annual Secchi Day

By | September 7th, 2018|Fall 2018, Pack & Paddle|

On August 18th nearly 700 people entered the festival grounds at Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake in northwest Arkansas to celebrate the 13th Annual Secchi Day.  Taking its name from Secchi disks used to measure [...]

Ozark Resources Watchdogs

By | August 28th, 2018|Pack & Paddle, Summer 2018|

On April 7, 2018, 17 people seated around a large table at the Omni Center in Fayetteville Arkansas exchanged ideas, options and information about ways to successfully remove threats to our rivers and their watersheds. Two [...]

The Trouble with Mussels

By | August 28th, 2018|Pack & Paddle, Summer 2018|

Everyone who has ever floated the Buffalo River is familiar with freshwater mussels. Their shells litter the gravel bars and living mussels can be seen embedded in the rocks in riffles. Although most of us [...]