National Park Radio to Return for 2nd Annual Steel Creek Concert

Tom KrohnUncategorized

Contact: Lauren Ray, 870-861-2570 National Park Radio to Return for 2nd Annual Steel Creek Concert Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Back by popular demand, the Harrison-based modern folk band National Park Radio will return to Steel Creek to play a free concert at 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 22, 2017.   Last year’s event attracted an estimated 600 visitors for an … Read More

Buffalo National River Press Release, Installation of New Waste Water Treatment at Buffalo Point

Sybil CraigUncategorized

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Park Guide, 870-449-4311 Installation of a New Waste Water Treatment Facility at Buffalo Point and Campground Closures Starting Tuesday, September 5, 2017 the Buffalo Point Campground flush restrooms and shower facilities will be closed for the remainder of the season. There will be “porta johns” installed for visitors to use in areas adjacent to the current … Read More

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