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

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 [...]

The Cucumber Magnolia

By | March 8th, 2018|Pack & Paddle, Spring 2018|

The Rodney Dangerfield Tree of Buffalo River Ledges Illustration is a profile of the mature tree found growing in Boen Gulf. The leaves are thin and supple “shade leaves” from an understory sapling. [...]

Hog Farm Permit Update

By | January 12th, 2018|News & Updates|

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 [...]

Hog Farm Permit

By | October 29th, 2017|News & Updates|

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 [...]