BNRP Winter Newsletter

Sybil CraigUncategorized

Special Olympics, Biathlon, Audubon Christmas Bird Count and new officers highlight this addition of the Winter BNRP newsletter. Newsletter_BNRP_2016_Winter_updated-2

Buffalo Point Christmas Bird Count

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The smell of coffee woke us early.  After a quick few sips and before the sun had crept over the ridge of hills, Patty Horner, Marie and Jerry Swenson, CD Scott,  Pam and Jack Stewart wrapped in coats and scarves, ventured out to begin the 2016 Buffalo Point Christmas Bird Count.  Small birds fluttered in the shrubbery close to the … Read More

Tyler Bend Garden Clean Up

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On the bright sunny morning of November 5th, BNRP and NCAMN volunteers met at Tyler Bend Visitor Center to prepare the native flower and shrub gardens for winter.   Clusters of Beauty Berries were still glowing purple in spite of a general lack of autumn color.  The volunteers weeded, then mulched the beds with leaves from the bin that the maintenance … Read More

BNRP Fall Newsletter

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There is a hint of fall in the air.  In this issue, read about Important Bird Area Designation for the Buffalo, the Chinquapin and Acadia National Park in this issue.  Click on the link below. newsletter_bnrp_2016_fall-1

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

Looking for a Reason to Join BNRP?

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Is the Buffalo River important to you?  Do you like to hike, float, swim, camp, or just relax along America’s First National River?   If you enjoy any of these, if any of these activities are important to you, we need you in the Buffalo National River Partners (BNRP),  Consider joining an organization whose goals are to protect and preserve the … 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

Road Improvements May Cause Delays on Steel Creek Road

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 365-2790 Road Improvements May Cause Delays on Steel Creek Road Visitors may experience temporary lane and road closures on Steel Creek Road due to road improvements.  Flaggers and road crews will be present during the construction beginning on 09/26/2016 with an anticipated completion date of 10/06/2016.  The scheduled work day will … Read More