Tyler Bend Garden Cleanup and Plant Swap

Sybil CraigPhotos, Uncategorized

November 7, 2017 was cloudy and chilly, however nine volunteers appeared with rakes and digging tools to remove weeds and lay a blanket of mulch on the Tyler Bend native gardens. Formations of geese flew southward overhead indicating winter’s approach. The leaf bin had been filled by the Tyler Bend Maintenance crew, and Joyce Umbach, Ranger/Interpreter donated her leaf shredder … Read More

Opening Weekend at Boxley Valley (October 7 and 8)

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Each October thousands of visitors come to Boxley Valley to see the fall spectacular of changing leaves, elk bugling, tour the historic Boxley Mill and hike the trails.  Such was the case on October 7 and 8 as hundreds of people flooded the Valley Opening weekend for Boxley Valley programming was a great success with more than 1,000 interpretive contacts … Read More

BNRP Teams Up with Ozark Humane Society for Trivia Night

Sybil CraigUncategorized

  The Partners had a blast on October 17 at the fourth annual Humane Society Trivia Night.  We were glad to help out another non-profit with their fund raiser. Thanks to the following Partners that came out for this fun event to help a fellow non-profit:  Aletha Petty, Barry and Terrie Martindale, Ginger and Phil Milan, Melinda Caldwell, Chris and … Read More

Buffalo National River Press Release–September 12

Sybil CraigNPS News Releases, Uncategorized

Press Release: Ozark Folklife Festival The Ozark Folklife Festival will take place on Saturday, September 23 at Tyler Bend from 10am to 5pm. We welcome everyone to celebrate the heritage of the Ozarks as this event brings traditional Ozark artists and craftspeople together in the park for a day of musical performances and demonstrations. Possum Juice, Harmony, Ozark Hellbenders, Rackensack Folklore, and Southern … Read More

Park Prepares for More Flooding

Tom KrohnUncategorized

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer. 870/365-2790 Park Prepares for More Flooding Buffalo National River is closing Tyler Bend and Buffalo Point campgrounds today in anticipation of the expected flood event this weekend. Maintenance crews are pulling electrical breaker boxes, vending machines, and other water-sensitive utilities now so that when the waters recede, getting the campgrounds operational … Read More

National Park Radio Concert Date Change

Jack and Pam StewartUncategorized

The National Park Radio concert at Steele Creek has been moved to April 29, due to weather forecast of heavy rain.  Paragraph below from National Park Radio Facebook page.   *PLEASE READ AND SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS*** DUE TO THE INCREASING LIKELIHOOD OF BAD WEATHER AND POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS FLOODING, THE CONCERT HAS BEEN MOVED TO NEXT WEEKEND, SATURDAY, APRIL … Read More

Will LaPage Passes Away March 31, 2017

Sybil CraigUncategorized

  Will LaPage,  a longtime member of Buffalo National River Partners, an educator, author, and mentor passed away March 31. He was an advocate for America’s treasured places including the Buffalo National River. As a professor at the Universities of New Hampshire, Maine, Wyoming, and Colorado State, Will mentored countless students who have gone on to help preserve and protect … Read More

April BRWA Newsletter – ADEQ Overwhelmed

Jack and Pam StewartUncategorized

The latest addition of the Buffalo River Watershed Alliance newsletter is now available. ADEQ reports receiving over 20,000 comments concerning the C&H regulation 5 permit application. American Rivers has listed the Buffalo National River among its 10 most endangered rivers for 2017. To read the full newsletter click here.

National Park Radio to Return for 2nd Annual Steel Creek Concert

Tom KrohnUncategorized

Contact: Lauren Ray, 870-861-2570 National Park Radio to Return for 2nd Annual Steel Creek Concert Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Back by popular demand, the Harrison-based modern folk band National Park Radio will return to Steel Creek to play a free concert at 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 22, 2017.   Last year’s event attracted an estimated 600 visitors for an … Read More

Buffalo National River Press Release, Installation of New Waste Water Treatment at Buffalo Point

Sybil CraigUncategorized

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Park Guide, 870-449-4311 Installation of a New Waste Water Treatment Facility at Buffalo Point and Campground Closures Starting Tuesday, September 5, 2017 the Buffalo Point Campground flush restrooms and shower facilities will be closed for the remainder of the season. There will be “porta johns” installed for visitors to use in areas adjacent to the current … Read More