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Apr27

Washington County Rain Garden Stewardship

2615 S Brink Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Volunteers are needed to help maintain the Washington County rain garden from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Rain gardens help slow down runoff water, recharge groundwater, and filter pollutants before they enter our waterways. Gloves, tools, and water will be provided for volunteers. For more information, directions, and to volunteer, contact Sarah@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call (479) 750-8007

Apr29

Wildlife & Pasture Walk

5149 S. Shaeffer Rd. Fayetteville, AR 72701

Join an afternoon of learning about best management practices to improve and protect natural resources on land and water. A guided Wildlife & Pasture walk will help you learn more about and how to implement livetock and wildlife forage, soil health in pasture systems, protecting streams from soil erosion, habitat for wildlife and options for private land conservation. The workshop will take place 10 am to 2:30 pm. Meet at Riverbend Gardens, 5149 S. Shaeffer Rd. Fayetteville, AR 72701. A free lunch will be provided, please RSVP at 479-750-8007 or email info@beaverwatershedalliance.org. In case of rain, please meet at the Greenland Community Center, 170 Letitia Ave.

May6

Forest & Wildlife Management Workshop

19600 Pummill Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

Come learn how Jim Woodruff keeps his forest healthy and attracts native wildlife at ARTEX Ranch! Jim will take attendees on a hayride across his property telling them a brief history of ARTEX, and how he manages his land for wildlife and timber. Jim's property is an Arkansas Forestry Association (AFA) Tree Farm for pine and hardwoods. On the Tree Farm, Jim implements a multitude of different conservation and best management practices to protect the environment. Topics that will be covered during the tour of Jim's farm will be timber stand improvement, food plots for wildlife, and prescribed burning. After the tour and demonstration, a free lunch will be provided by Jim and his family! The workshop will take place from 9 am to 12 pm, at ARTEX Ranch on 19600 Pummill Rd. on May 6th. A free lunch will be provided, so please RSVP at 479-750-8007 or email melissa@beaverwatershedalliance.org.

May20

West Fork White River Cleanup

The 12th Annual West Fork Cleanup will take place Saturday, May 20th, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. Volunteers can check in at Walker Park in Fayetteville, Riverside Park in West Fork, and Slicker Park in Winslow to receive cleanup supplies and cleanup site maps. We will reconvene at Riverside Park at 11:30 am for a free lunch, music by Brentwood Bluegrass, and a door prize drawing. Contact Sarah Hallett at sarah@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call (479) 750-8007 for more information.

May25

Speaker Series

Arkansas Research & Technology Park (ARTP), 700 W Research Center Blvd, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

The Beaver Watershed Alliance Speaker Series will feature the topic "Next Generation Low Impact Development: Lessons Learned in Texas & Louisiana" presented by Anthony Kendrick of Construction EcoServices, Jefferson, LA. The workshop will take place Thursday, May 25, from 11:30 am to 1 pm at Engineering Research Center- AT&T Conference Room at the Arkansas Research & Technology Park, 700 W Research Center Blvd. Fayetteville, AR 72701. The program is free and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to info@beaverwatershedalliance.org or by calling 479-750-8007.

May27

Headwaters of the White River Cleanup

232 4th St, St Paul, AR 72760

Join BWA for a cleanup of the Headwaters of the White River to remove trash and bulky waste before it flows into Beaver Lake! The event will take place on Saturday, May 27th from 9 am to 1 pm. Volunteers will meet at St. Paul High School in St. Paul at 9 am where they will be directed to various cleanup locations, and will return at 12 pm for a free lunch and door prizes. All supplies including trash bags, gloves, and trash pickers will be provided. For more information and to volunteer contact Melissa Welch at melissa@beaverwatershedalliance.org or (479)750-8007.