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

Buffalo National River Invites Everyone to #FindYourPark

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-449-4311 Buffalo National River Invites Everyone to #FindYourPark  The National Park Service (NPS) invites visitors of all ages to join in the celebration of its 100th birthday throughout the year.  With special events across the country, and free admission to all 412 national parks from August 25 through August 28, the NPS is encouraging … Read More

Transparency? Possible problems at C&H

Jack and Pam StewartBuffalo National River Alliance

Following an Electrical Resistivity Imaging (ERI) study at the C&H hog facility by scientists from the University of Oklahoma it was discovered, through Freedom of Information Act requests, that there are signs the sewage ponds at C&H may be leaking.  This information was not known to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) until it was revealed by the Buffalo … Read More

BNRP Newsletter, Summer, 2016

Sybil CraigNewsletters

Concert and yoga at Steel Creek, hikes at Mill Creek and Indian Rockhouse, Special Olympics Fun Day and much more–Read about these events in the BNRP Summer Newsletter.  Click on the link below.. BNRP Summer Newsletter 2016-2

Buffalo National River to Host Biathlon and Trail Run

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Cassandra Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-449-4311 Buffalo National River to Host Biathlon and Trail Run If you are ready for a challenge then consider participating in the first ever Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run on Sunday, October 16. The park will host the event at Dillard’s Ferry. The biathlon, beginning at 9:00 a.m., will consist … Read More

Buffalo National River Partners and Back Country Horsemen Work Together, Spotting Invasive Plant Species by Horseback

Sybil CraigPhotos

Friday morning June 24, 2016, was the first day of the third annual Back Country Horsemen Kid’s Weekend. While ten or twelve adults looked on, the kids sorted through plant samples (not gathered in the Park) to find those described and diagrammed on a list they were given. (see photo below) Terms such as simple, compound, lobed, pinnately, palmately or … Read More

Young Moms-Healthy Families Visit the Buffalo on Picnic-in-the-Park Day

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 870-365-2790 Young Moms-Healthy Families Visit the Buffalo on Picnic-in-the-Park Day Saturday was a busy day at Buffalo National River as the heat and humidity climbed to a point where being in the water seemed like a very good idea. To this end, three families from Yellville and Marshall took advantage of … Read More

Particiipants Enjoy Special Olympics Fun Day at Tyler Bend

Sybil CraigPhotos

Many events have taken place along the Buffalo National River this spring. But the big event in May was the park’s first Special Olympics Fun Day at Tyler Bend on Friday, May 6   Centered around the pavilion was a variety of events including bocce ball, Frisbee golf, shot put, a scavenger hunt/nature hike, and a softball throw. Participants, including volunteers, … Read More