13 10, 2019

Highlands Chapter Young Naturalists Program: Reptiles and Amphibians in the Ozarks

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Discovering Reptiles and Amphibians in Northwest Arkansas, Sunday October 13, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, family event, Woolsey Farmstead and Wet Prairie Sanctuary, Fayetteville AR.  Dr. J.D. Wilson, University of Arkansas, Leader. […]

11 05, 2019

Highlands Chapter Spring Picnic

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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

9 03, 2019

Highlands Chapter Dayhike: Cub Hollow Bushwhack

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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, rickpendley@yahoo.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 [...]