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
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.
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
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
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
Here is the chance you were denied. The comment period for the new permit application by the C & H hog facility on a major tributary of the Buffalo National River is now open. Learn how you can make a comment, read the March issue of the Buffalo River Watershed Alliance newsletter by clicking on the link below. As a bonus, … Read More
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
Special Olympics, Biathlon, Audubon Christmas Bird Count and new officers highlight this addition of the Winter BNRP newsletter. Newsletter_BNRP_2016_Winter_updated-2
The September issue of the Buffalo River Watershed Alliance newsletter included Last minute news, Drilling reports, 3 grandmothers take a stand for the river, Algae blooms clog the Buffalo, IBA status for the BNR, “Still A River” free concerts. To read the full newsletter click here.
Date: March 11, 2016 Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer (870) 365-2790 Buffalo National River Urges Visitors to Use Caution When Recreating Due to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Sampling Project As spring break gets underway, many students and families are planning their trips to enjoy the Buffalo National River. Park managers want visitors to be aware and take additional precautions due to a sampling project that is underway … Read More