Water Available at Rush Campground

Tom KrohnUncategorized

            For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Park Guide, 870-449-4311 Water Available at Rush Campground The Rush Campground will have drinking water available this year and camping fees will be collected. The water system at Rush was turned off last fall for repairs. The repair has been made and water will be available, according to … Read More

Winter Whispers of Spring

Jack and Pam StewartUncategorized

Winter’s Whispers of Spring – by Pam Stewart If you are not looking carefully you may miss a brilliant scarlet February bloom! Though brilliant, it is tiny, consisting only of a stigma and style protruding from a small brown bud on a Hazelnut twig. The easiest way to find this one eighth inch blossom is to look for a shrub … Read More

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

Sybil CraigPhotos

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

Sybil CraigPhotos

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

Sybil CraigNewsletters

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