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

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

National Park Radio Concert at Steel Creek Postponed

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

Buffalo National River News Release Release Date: 4/28/2017 Contact: Lauren Ray, 870-861-2570 National Park Radio Concert at Steel Creek Postponed Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Due to significant flood potential this weekend, the 2nd Annual Steel Creek Concert featuring National Park Radio has been postponed until further notice. The concert, originally scheduled to coincide with National Park Week, was postponed in order to promote visitor safety and protection of park resources. A new concert date will be determined and announced in the … Read More

Search Continues for the Missing Man

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer. 870/365-2790 Search Continues for the Missing Man The search for a second person whose canoe capsized in the Buffalo River Wednesday continued until 7 pm today (4/27). Search efforts on both banks and on the river between Kyles Landing and Erbie produced negative results in spite of significantly lower water levels … Read More

Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River

For Immediate Release October 17, 2016 Contact:  Sybil Craig 479-966-4211 Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run With the benefit of beautiful weather conditions and near perfect river levels, 126 competitors completed the inaugural Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run on Sunday, October 16, near Yellville, Arkansas.  Twenty-one people completed a 13.6-mile run on the Buffalo River Trail from … Read More

Special Olympics at Buffalo National River Brings Six Counties Together for a Day of Fun

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 365-2790 Special Olympics at Buffalo National River Brings Six Counties Together for a Day of Fun Baxter, Marion, Searcy, Newton, Boone, and Carroll counties all had teams of excited Special Olympics participants yesterday at Tyler Bend. About 260 participants enjoyed the cool morning activities which included a scavenger hunt, Frisbee golf, … Read More

OZARK FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES SEARCY COUNTY HERITAGE

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 365-2790 OZARK FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES SEARCY COUNTY HERITAGE TYLER BEND, BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER – Approximately 2,600 visitors joined together at Buffalo National River this weekend for the Ozark Folklife Festival, a heritage event celebrating 100+ years of Ozark culture and the centennial year of the National Park Service. Funding for the … Read More

Park Donates Computers to Ozark Mountain School District

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 870-365-2790 Park Donates Computers to Ozark Mountain School District In 1996 then President William J. Clinton signed Executive Order 12999 authorizing and encouraging federal agencies to donate excess computer equipment to schools and community-based educational organizations. Buffalo National River recently used this authority to donate thirty-three used computers (along with monitors) … Read More

Audubon Recognizes the Buffalo National River as an IBA !

Jack and Pam StewartBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

The Buffalo National River has been designated an Important Bird Area by the Audubon Society. The IBA program is a world wide effort to identify places that are critical for maintaining healthy bird populations.  In order to gain IBA status a site must meet certain science based criteria.   IBA designation is supported by bird observations made by Park Service staff, … Read More