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

Water Available at Rush Campground

Tom KrohnUncategorized

            For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Park Guide, 870-449-4311 Water Available at Rush Campground The Rush Campground will have drinking water available this year and camping fees will be collected. The water system at Rush was turned off last fall for repairs. The repair has been made and water will be available, according to … Read More

Winter Whispers of Spring

Jack and Pam StewartUncategorized

Winter’s Whispers of Spring – by Pam Stewart If you are not looking carefully you may miss a brilliant scarlet February bloom! Though brilliant, it is tiny, consisting only of a stigma and style protruding from a small brown bud on a Hazelnut twig. The easiest way to find this one eighth inch blossom is to look for a shrub … Read More