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  1. Experience the magic of the holidays in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... in Bentonville. In Jasper you can get a look at "Arkansas reindeer" -- the elk living around the Buffalo National River, and in Eureka Springs, the downtown area dazzles with glittering lights. Batesville shines with thousands of lights throughout ...

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  2. Conservation group plans nature preserve in north ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Courier

    A new nature preserve is planned near the Buffalo National River after the Nature Conservancy of Arkansas purchased 1,425 acres of land in the area. The conservation group says the land is on a mountain near Mt.

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  3. Nature preserve for public use planned near Buffalo RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | NWAonline

    The Nature Conservancy has purchased 1,425 acres of land near the Buffalo National River to create a nature preserve for public use, the group announced Tuesday. The nonprofit closed on the land, which is just southwest of Mount Judea and all within 10 miles of the river, last week for about $700,000, spokesman Ginny Porter said.

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  4. Preserve planned near Buffalo RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Arkansas Online

    The Nature Conservancy has purchased 1,425 acres of land near the Buffalo National River to create a nature preserve for public use, the group announced Tuesday.

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  5. Keeping it togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | NWAonline

    ... they discovered in the single exploratory hole drilled two months ago beneath C&H Hog Farms in the Buffalo National River watershed. That drilling, ordered by the state's Department of Environmental Quality (cough) at a cost to taxpayers of $75,000, ...

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  6. Judge to rule on farm's altered permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | NWAonline

    ... of experience. The hearing touched on a contentious issue in recent years for people who support the Buffalo National River: the balance between large animal agriculture and protection of the river, or whether a balance can be achieved at all. The ...

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  7. Mike Masterson: Three grandmas persevereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | NWAonline

    More than 100 showed up at the Don Nelms fine art gallery in Jasper last week to raise funds in support of our Buffalo National River. Some came from families who've lived five generations in the Buffalo watershed.

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  8. More algae seen on Buffalo RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | NWAonline

    The National Park Service has collected two samples of algae at the Buffalo National River that appear to indicate more types of algae in the river than previous sampling by another federal agency revealed. In September, after tourists reported algae on a 30-mile stretch of the river from U.S. 65 to Spring Creek, the U.S. Geological Survey sampled algae and found it to be mostly harmless.

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  9. Mike Masterson: Gentlemen's agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | NWAonline

    Months before a University of Arkansas agriculture professor was appointed head of the Big Creek Research and Extension Team formed to monitor waste from a hog factory in the Buffalo National River watershed, Dr. Andrew Sharpley's remarks to a 2013 conference revealed preferential regulatory practices and his priorities as an advocate for agriculture. It's been three years since Teresa Marks, the previous Department of Environmental Quality director, said she didn't even realize her agency had issued a permit to C&H Hog Farms in Newton County until it had.

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  10. Gentlemen's agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    Months before a University of Arkansas agriculture professor was appointed head of the Big Creek Research and Extension Team formed to monitor waste from a hog factory in the Buffalo National River watershed, Dr. Andrew Sharpley's remarks to a 2013 conference revealed preferential regulatory practices and his priorities as an advocate for ... (more)

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  11. Race for the Cure throng to run, walk SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... event beginning at 9 a.m. Friday through 4 p.m. Sunday at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, located near the Buffalo National River 7.5 miles west of Jasper off Arkansas 74. Hiking the Ozarks bills itself as a lifestyle company that uses this event to "bring ...

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  12. Fence fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    It's difficult to believe no lesser a bureaucracy than the National Park Service chose years ago to engage in what's become a needless and sustained conflict with little Newton County over the location of a Civil War-era graveyard along the Buffalo National River at Pruitt.

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  13. Algae proliferation prompts Park Service to look at Buffalo RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | NWAonline

    A manager at the Buffalo National River plans to survey any algae that may remain on the river after reports indicated worse-than-usual algae was present on a several-mile stretch near U.S. 65. Chuck Bitting, who manages the natural resource program at the river for the National Park Service, said a U.S. Geological Survey worker tested the algae in mid-September after reports came in around Labor Day. The researcher found the algae was mostly harmless, but officials have been unable to go back to the area after a heavy rainfall and other obligations, Bitting said.

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  14. Concert Series to Honor Buffalo River LegendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Fayetteville Free Weekly

    ... CDs to each family in attendance. The idea for the concert series is to celebrate the unadulterated Buffalo National River, and inspire those in attendance to be good stewards for the river, its history and its environment. The songs are lush with ...

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  15. Another committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    It would be wrong not to commend Gov. Asa Hutchinson for his new plan whereby five state agencies comprising the 'Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee' will create a watershed management plan to help Arkansas secure funding for conservation projects within the environmentally fragile Buffalo National River watershed.

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  16. Arkansas sets panel to review quality in Buffalo watershedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | The Courier

    By KELLY P. KISSEL, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday asked the heads of five state agencies to review water quality issues within the watershed of the Buffalo National River and make sure Arkansas has a means to preserve and protect a free-flowing stream that attracts more than a million nature lovers annually.

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  17. Environment notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... public comment period for the list this year, most comments requested that three tributaries of the Buffalo National River be placed on the list, which the department rejected because of the time period over which the data was collected. Placement ...

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  18. Panel will develop Buffalo River planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | NWAonline

    Five state agencies will participate in the creation of a watershed management plan for the Buffalo National River with a goal of helping the state leverage funding for conservation projects in the watershed, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Friday. The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission and the state departments of Environmental Quality, Health, Parks and Tourism, and Agriculture will make up the Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee.

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  19. 5 Arkansas agencies to develop plan for protecting Buffalo National RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | NWAonline

    Five state agencies will participate in the formation of a watershed management plan for the Buffalo National River, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Friday. The state departments of Environmental Quality, Health, Parks and Tourism, Agriculture, and the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission will form the Buffalo River Action Committee.

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  20. Rare inter-species viper fight caught onaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | RedOrbit

    Mating duels between different members of some species are not all that unusual, but the one witnessed earlier this month by Arkansas resident Dawn Kelly was truly rare in that it not only featured a type of creature not normally prone to such behavior, but two different species! The encounter in question took place near the Buffalo National River Park and involved two types of venomous snakes - a cottonmouth and a copperhead - according to . Upon encountering the unusual combatants, she recorded their fight with her smartphone, then sent the video to the Auburn University Museum of Natural History.

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