Tyler Bend Garden Cleanup and Plant Swap

Sybil CraigPhotos, Uncategorized

November 7, 2017 was cloudy and chilly, however nine volunteers appeared with rakes and digging tools to remove weeds and lay a blanket of mulch on the Tyler Bend native gardens. Formations of geese flew southward overhead indicating winter’s approach. The leaf bin had been filled by the Tyler Bend Maintenance crew, and Joyce Umbach, Ranger/Interpreter donated her leaf shredder … Read More

BNRP FAll Newsletter 2017

Sybil CraigNewsletters

National Park Radio Concert, Stiltgrass removal at Lost Valley and many, many new BNRP members in this issue.  Click on link to read more.  Newsletter_BNRP_2017_Fall

Buffalo National River Press Release–Preservation of Erbie Church, 10/23/2017

Sybil CraigNPS News Releases

Buffalo National River Completes Historic Preservation Project on Erbie Church Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – At the heart of the Erbie Historic District of Buffalo National River is the Erbie Community Church, erected circa 1900. This rural church is located approximately 7 miles west of Scenic Highway 7 on Newton County Road 2500, just north of the Buffalo River ford. … Read More

Opening Weekend at Boxley Valley (October 7 and 8)

Sybil CraigPhotos, Uncategorized

Each October thousands of visitors come to Boxley Valley to see the fall spectacular of changing leaves, elk bugling, tour the historic Boxley Mill and hike the trails.  Such was the case on October 7 and 8 as hundreds of people flooded the Valley Opening weekend for Boxley Valley programming was a great success with more than 1,000 interpretive contacts … Read More

BNRP Teams Up with Ozark Humane Society for Trivia Night

Sybil CraigUncategorized

  The Partners had a blast on October 17 at the fourth annual Humane Society Trivia Night.  We were glad to help out another non-profit with their fund raiser. Thanks to the following Partners that came out for this fun event to help a fellow non-profit:  Aletha Petty, Barry and Terrie Martindale, Ginger and Phil Milan, Melinda Caldwell, Chris and … Read More

Buffalo National River Opens Boxley Mill–Weekends in October, First Weekend in November

Sybil CraigNPS News Releases

Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Buffalo National River staff and volunteers invite the public to Boxley Valley Historic District for weekend programming this fall. From 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM every Saturday and Sunday in October and the first weekend in November, visitors can step back in time and tour the historic Boxley Grist Mill, located just off of Highway … Read More

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