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Jun24

Kill the Kudzu: Act III

Tunnel Park, Winslow, Arkansas (35.799098, -94.133314)

The City of Winslow removed nearly half an acre of invasive kudzu from a forested hillside at Tunnel Park last year. Now, they are working to reforest the area, and they need our help to protect recently planted trees by digging out the remaining kudzu crowns. Join us at Tunnel Park from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Training, tools, cloth gloves, and drinks will be provided. Contact Sarah at 479-750-8007 or sarah@beaverwatershedalliance.org for more information or to volunteer.

Jul8

Hobbs Cleanup

Hobbs State Park visitor center, 20201 Arkansas 12, Rogers, AR 72756, USA

Help cleanup the shorelines and trails at Hobbs State Park for Lake Appreciation Month! Volunteers will meet at Hobbs State Park Visitor's Center at 9 am and fan out to help cleanup trash and debris by boat or foot. Limited number of free kayaks available for volunteers, please contact becky@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007 to reserve a boat. Door prizes and a free lunch will follow the cleanup at Hobbs State Park.

Jul11

Rain Garden Stewardship Event

17121 AR-16, St Paul, AR 72760

Join us for some work on a rain garden in the very headwaters of the White River! The South Madison County Convenience Center is located approximately 0.7 miles east of the Hwy 23 and 16 junction on the south side of the highway. We will be pulling weeds. Gloves and supplies will be provided. Meet at the facility at 11 am. Please contact Melissa Welch at 479-750-8007 or melissa@beaverwatershedalliance.org if you would like to volunteer or if you need more information.

Jul14

White River Stewardship Float Trip

Riverview RESORT, W, 17939 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA

Join Beaver Watershed Alliance and Pack Rat Outdoor Center staff for a scenic 5-mile paddle on the White River, just below Beaver Dam. Canoes, life jackets, paddles, and snacks will be provided for participants. Participants will need to wear appropriate footwear and clothing. Space is limited and reservations are required for this FREE event as part of Lake Appreciation Month! RSVP to becky@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007. Float and cleanup starts at 10 am.

Jul17

Secchi Dip-In Volunteer Monitoring

Lake Wilson, Fayetteville - Lake Sequoyah, Fayetteville - Lake Atalanta, Rogers - Lost Bridge, Rogers

Volunteer to be a citizen scientist for the day! On Monday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 18, from 9 am to 12 noon, volunteers will go out to one of four local lakes in the Beaver Lake watershed and learn to gather a secchi disc reading with BWA, which helps provide a “snapshot” of the transparency of water. Readings are uploaded to national lake monitoring sites and records are kept for research purposes. Materials provided. Must have your own kayak, canoe or boat. Email becky@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007.

Jul19

Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup of Highway 412

Valero Gas Station, 17410 E. Hwy 412, Springdale, AR

Help keep our roadside clean and prevent trash from running off into the White River, before it flows into Beaver Lake by coming out for the BWA Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup on Highway 412! Check-in will be at 9:00 am at the Valero gas station at 17410 E Highway 412 in Springdale, AR. This program is held in conjunction with the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department Adopt-a-Highway program. Cleanup supplies will be provided for volunteers. RSVP to becky@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007 to participate.

Jul20

Devil's Eyebrow Preserve - Float and Tour

Garfield, AR 72732, USA

Come gain an appreciation of Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area by pontoon! Learn more about this natural, open-space preserve, which supports the highest concentrations of rare plant species in Arkansas. Beaver Watershed Alliance, Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, Arkansas Game and Fish, US Army Corps of Engineers and The Nature Conservancy are working together to provide this experience for a guided tour and opportunity to help cleanup shorelines of Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area. Space limited, please RSVP to becky@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007 to participate. Event runs 9 am to 12 noon.

Jul24

Sunset Kayak Tour at Hobbs State Park

Hobbs State Park Visitor Center, 20201 AR-12, Rogers, AR 72756

Spend an evening paddling on Beaver Lake and a guided tour by a Hobbs State Park interpreter. You will learn the basics of paddling in a calm area of Beaver Lake. Recreational kayaks, paddles and life jackets will be provided. Participants must be 13 or older. Bring a bottle of water, sunscreen and dress for the weather. Space is limited and reservations are required for this FREE event as part of Lake Appreciation Month! RSVP to becky@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007 to participate. Sunset tour starts at 8 pm.

Jul29

Scuba Diving at Beaver Lake

Day Park, Eureka Springs, AR 72631, USA

Are you a certified scuba diver? If so, grab your diving buddy and join BWA to swim with the diverse aquatic life that lives under the surface of Beaver Lake! We will be diving from 10 am to 12 pm at Day Park off of Hwy 303 in Eureka Springs. If you need equipment, Sports Co. has equipment for rent for certified scuba divers. RSVP to melissa@beaverwatershedalliance or call 479-750-8007 to participate.

Jul31

Morning Kayak Tour at Hobbs State Park

Hobbs State Park Visitor Center, 20201 AR-12, Rogers, AR 72756

Spend a cool morning paddling on Beaver Lake and a guided tour by a Hobbs State Park interpreter. You will learn the basics of paddling in a calm area of Beaver Lake. Recreational kayaks, paddles and life jackets will be provided. Participants must be 13 or older. Bring a bottle of water, sunscreen and dress for the weather. Space is limited and reservations are required for this FREE event as part of Lake Appreciation Month! RSVP to becky@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007 to participate. Float from 10 am to 12 noon.