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News & Articles 2018-08-28T15:21:07-05:00

In Memoriam – Randy Ego

By | March 6th, 2019|Pack & Paddle, Spring 2019|

A dear friend and Ozark Society member, Randy Ego, 67, quietly passed away on Thursday January 17, 2019. Randy was seriously injured in an accident in October 2016. With the help of his devoted family, [...]

Orphea’s Fence

By | March 6th, 2019|Pack & Paddle, Spring 2019|

by Ken Smith via Luke Parsch, Ozark Society Vice President In 1959 when driving along the upper Buffalo River at Boxley, I spied an unusual fence—horizontal boards, but also, between its posts, cross-boards making [...]

Dicamba

By | March 6th, 2019|Pack & Paddle, Spring 2019|

Dicamba has been around for about 50 years, first registered in 1967.  Originally made by Monsanto, (now owned by Bayer), with several formulations: dianat, metambane, banfel, banvel, banvel cst, banfel d, banfel xg, mediben, [...]

The OS Young Naturalists

By | December 10th, 2018|Pack & Paddle, Winter 2018|

What a beautiful sight!  It’s certainly uplifting to see children and parents’ hike in our local parks while observing butterflies, identifying native trees, listening to birdcalls and discovering animal tracks.  Ozark Society Young Naturalists began [...]

Beers/Brews: Save the Buffalo

By | December 10th, 2018|Pack & Paddle, Winter 2018|

As November turned cold in northwest Arkansas, a warm reception and great brews awaited friends of the Buffalo River at two coordinated events in our area.  Organized by Buffalo River, Highlands and Sugar Creek Chapters [...]