Organizations Meet at Lost Valley to Pull Japanese Stiltgrass

Sybil CraigNPS News Releases

On September 16th volunteers from thirteen organizations gathered to protect native wildflowers at Lost Valley.  The event was sponsored by Buffalo National River Partners. There, as in many natural areas, the native plants are being crowded, smothered, or shaded out by exotic plants.  These nonnative invaders have no natural predators and therefore spread uncontrollably.  Seldom of use to wildlife, they … 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

BNR Partners to Host Buffalo River Cleanup July 7

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

BNR Partners to Host Buffalo River Cleanup July 7 Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – With summer’s arrival, the upper district of Buffalo National River has dropped to a level that is favorable for removing litter and large debris from the riverbanks and gravel bars. The Buffalo National River Partners, in partnership with the National Park Service, will host a river … Read More

Six Hundred Attend National Park Radio Concert at Steel Creek

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

Six Hundred Attend National Park Radio Concert at Steel Creek Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – The third time was the charm for this year’s National Park Radio concert at Steel Creek Campground on the beautiful Buffalo National River. The concert, originally scheduled to coincide with National Park Week and Earth Day in April, had been postponed twice due to … Read More

Harrison EAST Students Partner with Buffalo National River

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Lauren Ray, Public Information Officer. 870/861-2570 Harrison EAST Students Partner with Buffalo National River Students from the Environmental and Spatial Technologies (EAST) programs across Harrison School District partnered with Buffalo National River for several exciting and interactive community projects this academic year. Harrison High School and Harrison Junior High School EAST students produced a number of videos … Read More

Body of Drowned Canoeist Recovered

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer. 870/365-2790 Body of Drowned Canoeist Recovered  The canoeist who disappeared near Kyles Landing in the upper Buffalo River during a flood Wednesday (April 26) was found today at about 11 am by a Hasty Volunteer Fire Department boat searcher. This individual was last reported by an observer at Kyles Landing in … Read More

Buffalo National River Employee Robert Pugsley Receives Award

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

Buffalo National River Employee Robert Pugsley Receives Award  Robert Pugsley, wastewater treatment plant operator for Buffalo National River received the 2017 Wastewater Outstanding Achievement Award from the Arkansas Water Works and Water Environment Association. The award recognizes exceptional service for a utility serving fewer than 5,001 people.  Pugsley, a public servant with 42-years of utility operator experience and a 6-year … Read More

Buffalo National River Invites All to Attend Public Meetings

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

Buffalo National River Invites All to Attend Public Meetings   Harrison AR:   Buffalo National River Superintendent Kevin Cheri invites the public to attend an open house meeting for the park’s Boxley Valley Comprehensive Area Plan. The National Park Service will be hosting two open houses for the public.  The purpose of these open houses is to collect information to aid in … Read More

Buffalo National River Cleaning Up for Visitors

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer. 870/365-2790 Buffalo National River Cleaning Up for Visitors Last weekend’s flood event deposited the usual limbs, leaves, and muck over all of the river access sites, roads, and trails near the Buffalo River. Although it was bad, it could have been much worse if preparations had not been taken to remove … Read More

Search Suspended as High River Levels Return

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer. 870/365-2790 Search Suspended as High River Levels Return Although the water levels had dropped somewhat overnight, search efforts today (Saturday) were restricted to crews in two boats looking at river banks and shallows again today. The onset of very heavy rains, thunder, and dense fog brought those two boats off the … Read More