The Sugar Creek Chapter has a quarterly meetings announced on the Facebook page. Programs cover a range of topics related to the environment, recreation and history of the Ozarks region. Guided outings include hikes to scenic areas in the region.
Outings and Activities
Past Events › Sugar Creek Chapter
Type of Hike: Trail Distance: 3 miles Rating: Moderate (small stream crossings, local steep grades)Features: Mixed oak-hickory forest, chert glade habitat, early spring wildflowers, Ozark chinquapin sprouts and remains on higher slopes. Hike Leader: Fred Paillet or Cris JonesTelephone & Email: Cell 479-966-5601, firstname.lastname@example.orgMeeting Place and Time: Trailhead meet-up 10:00 am at Big Sugar SP Parking east of Pineville, MO. Carpool meet -up at 9:15 Bella Vista Lowe’s parking lot opposite McDonalds intersection of US49/71 and McNelley Road Comment 1: Bring water, lunch, rain gear, gloves. Minors must be accompanied by guardians. Participants will be required to sign a “liability release” form at the trailhead for the OSSC http://www.ozarksociety.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/OS-Sign-Up_Sheet_rev4.pdf which is required at any OSSC outing, Everyone is welcome to hike with the OSSC, whether an Ozark Society member or not.Find out more
Gilbert RV Campground - sites available-11 (electricity and water provided) Cost: $20. For 4 people and $5.00 for each additional person per night. Tent sites- unlimited, $5.00 a person per night Pavilion on site and available Contact Jim Clontz and Gilbert RV Campground to reserve a site-870-439-2111 Alan and Janet Nye can host the board meeting. Details of activities, pot luck, and entertainment to follow.Find out more
Dr. Neal Compton Celebration Day Compton Gardens 312 N. Main Street Bentonville, Arkansas Saturday, August 10th 2019 Free Family Fun for the community: 9:00 a.m. to noon Dr. Compton Day is a free community event for all ages to learn about conservation, environmental stewardship and recreational activities in NWA. The event is a celebration of Dr. Compton and the issues he championed in Arkansas and beyond. The celebration will also include the unveiling of our very own Dr. Compton Neon Sign, followed by a raffle drawing! Activities feature interactive stations from a growing list of organizations, including: - Arkansas Environment Education Association - Buffalo River Foundation - The Ozarks Society - The Buffalo River Watershed - Buffalo National River Partners - School of Rock - Lost Buffalo Grill - Master Naturalists Events include: Rock painting Music Ice cream Cake Food trucks Shopping and more! The Peel Compton Foundation is excited to partner with the Bentonville Farmers Market by Downtown Bentonville Inc. This will be a downtown event that you won't want to miss! Grab your family, stop by the Farmers Market, then make your way to Compton Gardens to participate in our interactive celebration on Saturday August 10th from 9am-1pm! All [...]Find out more