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

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

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

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

Park Planning for High Water on the Buffalo River

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer. 870/365-2790 Park Planning for High Water on the Buffalo River In anticipation of a significant flood event, Buffalo National River is taking precautionary steps towards insuring visitor safety and minimizing damage to park infrastructure. Saturated ground conditions combined with ongoing rains indicate that flooding will impact most of the park’s campgrounds … 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.