Mark your calendars for the Ozark Society Highlands Chapter Spring Picnic on May 11. We are happy to announce that the picnic will again be at Terry and Susan Fredrick's house on Beaver Lake. It's a gorgeous place with a great view of the lake, so please join us; guests are welcome. The spring picnic replaces the OSHC May monthly meeting. Below are just a few details; more information will be coming soon. What: Ozark Society Highlands Chapter Spring Picnic When: Saturday, May 11, 2019 You can float anytime starting after 10:00am till time to go home. Our potluck picnic starts at 2:00pm and runs till 6:00pm, so lots of time to socialize. Where: Terry and Susan Fredrick residence near Goshen, Arkansas off AR Hwy 45 east of Fayettville Address: 18869 Mayes Rd, Fayetteville AR 72703
Event: Ozark Society Highlands Chapter Monthly Meeting (April 2019) Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Place: Witherspoon Hall, First United Presbyterian Church, 695 E. Calvin St., Fayetteville AR Time: 6:30 p.m. social, 7:00 p.m. program/speaker, 8:00 p.m. short meeting Topic: Why Saving Land Matters Speaker: Terri Lane, Executive Director, Northwest Arkansas Land Trust Terri Lane grew up on Kessler Mountain, where she developed a deep appreciation for the outdoors and has hiked, backpacked, and canoed through the years. She has been an outdoor environmental educator, program director and wilderness instructor. She will talk about the mission and vision of the NWA Land Trust and how it protects environmentally significant land. Our meeting gives us a chance to learn more about the important contribution NWA Land Trust makes to Benton and Washington Counties. Given the intense development pressure in our area, the preservation of wild-life corridors ensures the quality of life for future generations. Please come join us. We meet Tuesday, April 23rd in Witherspoon Hall at the First United Presbyterian Church, 965 E. Calvin St. Fayetteville Arkansas 72703. Light refreshments and socializing at 6:30pm, Terri will give her presentation at 7pm and a short business meeting will follow.
DAYHIKE CANCELLED: BRT-OHT (new extension) Red Bluff Road to Rocky Creek via Wilson Point CANCELLED due to weather
CANCELLED due to weather […]
Buffalo River Classic at Ozark Campground near Pruitt AR, Buffalo National River […]
This Saturday Rick Pendley will be leading a bushwack hike in the Ozark National Forest north of Lurton. He will show us the area called “Cub Hollow”, which is considered a difficult hike because of scrambling and creek crossings. You may want to bring water shoes. The meeting place and time is at Root School for an 8:00 a.m. departure. More meeting places and details are below: This Week’s Hike: Cub Hollow Day, Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019 Name of Hike: Cub Hollow Type of Hike: Bushwhack Distance: 4 1/2 – 5 miles Total Elevation Gain/Loss: ? Rating: Rugged Features: many waterfalls, find more information in Arkansas Waterfalls, second edition by Tim Ernst (page 174) Hike Leader: Rick Pendley, email@example.com, 479 283 0716 Meeting Place and Time: Meet at Root School on Mission Blvd in Fayetteville for carpooling for a 8:00 a.m. departure; or, Meet for a quick stop at the King’s River Country Store in Marble AR at 8:00 a.m., or, Meet at Deer Store at 10:00 a.m. Driving Distance: 86 miles Comments: Bring water, lunch, rain gear, gloves, and wear hiking boots. Bushwhacks are non-trail hikes which are generally more difficult than trail hikes. If you have never done a [...]
Tuesday, Feb 26 at Fossil Cove Brewery […]
Event: Ozark Society Highlands Chapter Monthly Meeting (January 2019) Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Place: Witherspoon Hall, First United Presbyterian Church, 695 E. Calvin St., Fayetteville AR Time: 6:30 p.m. social, 7:00 p.m. program/speaker, 8:00 p.m. short meeting Speaker: Fred Paillet Topic: The American Chestnut Restoration Program after 35 Years In 1983 famed geneticist Charles Burnham started a member funded program to restore the chestnut to our forests. After 35 years and more than six generations of tree breeding the goal of restoring one of our most economically and ecologically important tree species is within sight. Learn how close the Chestnut Foundation has come to its goal and what obstacles still remain to be overcome. We have a short business meeting following our guest speaker.
Rescheduled Christmas Party: Originally scheduled for December 8, 2018 but cancelled due to weather […]
CANCELLED due to weather […]