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Aug16

Networking With A Purpose at Business After Hours

Acosta Sales & Marketing, 4204 S Pinnacle Hills Pkwy Ste 101, Rogers, AR 72758, USA

Thursday, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

We will be showcasing the BWA Mission at this event: "Networking with a Purpose" at Business After Hours
Directions: Lacosta Sales & Marketing (4204 S. Pinnacle Hills Pkwy., Ste. 101, Rogers)

Aug18

Secchi Day

West Group Shelter, 9314 N Park Rd, Rogers, AR 72756, USA

Saturday
9:00 am- 1:00 pm- Secchi Science and Event Fair at Prairie Creek (open to all) 
8:30 am- 11:30 am- Team water quality sampling (must preregister team by July 1st)

General Attendees:
The public is invited to attend the 13th annual Secchi Day on Beaver Lake from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on  at Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake.  This FREE family event science education festival includes activities for all ages, with hands-on water and environmental science education booths, a fire truck, kayak test rides, popsicles and ice cream, water fun facts with Papa Rap, and Marshallese dance & crafts.The activities can keep your whole group busy for a couple of hours prior to lunch , so come early.   

Snacks will be provided in the morning and lunch (regular and vegan hotdogs) will beginning at about 11:15 p.m. Prize drawings begin at 12:15 p.m. and you must be present to win. Prizes include 13 goody bags worth $100 dollars or more each, plus a grand prize KAYAK donated by Cabela's. This event is great for scouts working on badges, youth groups, family groups, school kids. Email Amy Wilson at awilson@bwdh2o.org.

Lake/Boat Volunteers:
The event is named for the Secchi Disk, a black and white device lowered into the water to measure clarity. Volunteers with boats help us gather samples that day. This takes about 20-30 minutes, but there's travel time involved depending on where your sample point is located. Pre-registration well in advance is required. To indicate your interest in volunteering and be added to the list for consideration, email Matthew Rich at mrich@bwdh2o.org.

Directions: Prairie Creek- West Group Shelter, 9314 N Park Rd, Rogers, AR. View on google maps.
Questions: Contact awilson@bwdh2o.org or  visit event homepage  for more information.
Volunteer Water Quality Sampling: If you have a boat and want to arrange a team to sample from 8:30am-11:30pm, email mrich@bwdh2o.org with name, daytime phone, and best email. 

Aug30

BWA Quarterly Speaker Series

West Fork Library Hall, 210 Garfield Ave, West Fork, AR 72774, USA

Thursday, 11:30 am- 1:00pm

The presentation will discuss the design, implementation, and maintenance challenges for restoring and managing public and private lands. Prairies, wetlands, and forests help to filter stormwater and provide valuable ecosystem services to the watershed and to the public and wildlife. Presenters will include Joe Woolbright, Ozark Ecological Restoration Inc., and Joe Neal, Former Wildlife Biologist ,USDA Forest Service. 

Directions: 210 Garfield Ave, West Fork, AR 72774-3165, United States
RSVP for a free lunch and program to info@beaverwatershedalliance.org or 479-750-8007.

Sep11

St. Paul Rain Garden Stewardship

17121 AR-16, St Paul, AR 72760

Tuesday, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Join us for some work on the rain garden at the South Madison County Convenience Center! Learn about rain gardens, how they filter runoff from impervious surfaces, how they benefit the landscape, and how they benefit native plants and wildlife! Gloves, tools, and water will be provided.

Direction: 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 and mulching. Gloves and Supplies will be provided.Meet at the facility at 10:30 am.
RSVP: Please RSVP to melissa@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007.

Sep14

Volunteer Opportunity: Mount Sequoyah Woods

5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Where: Mount Sequoyah Woods Pavilion. 5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR (36.062288, -94.135972).

When: Friday, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Help make a difference in the Beaver Lake Watershed, improving and protecting our most precious natural resource - water! If you want to lend a hand, your help is needed Friday, May 25th at Mt. Sequoyah Woods, a 97-acre open greenspace in south Fayetteville.

Mt. Sequoyah Woods is part of a National Fish & Wildlife Foundation project to promote a healthy ecosystem and wildlife in urban forests. We're removing the highly invasive Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera mackii) and Chinese Privet (Ligustrum sinense) to promote native plants for wildlife habitat. Gloves, tools, water, and hands-on training will be provided.

Sep19

Pack Rat Pint Night #2: Beaver Watershed Alliance

209 W Sunbridge Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72703, USA

Wednesday,  5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy good beer, food, music, the outdoors, gear, and supporting local nonprofits working to improve our community? Who doesn't?! Come join us at Pack Rat Outdoor Center for their 2nd fall Pint Night, this September 19th!!! Child and Doggo friendly - as long as they are, too!
#NoWaterNoBeer. 

Brews: Fossil Cove Brewing Co. (brewed with water from Beaver Lake-NW Arkansas' drinking water source). Foods: Farrell's Lounge, Bar, & Grill. Tunes: Rachel B Table for Three . Gear Raffle: Ice Breaker. Special Guest: Pedal Pops

Minimum CASH donation suggestion is $8 for people ages 21 and above, $4 for people ages 5-20, and free for kiddos under 5! Also, please be sure to check out Pack Rat OC's other Fall Pint Nights benefiting other great, local nonprofits: Aug 29-Heroes on the Water, Oct 10-Tri Cycle Farms, Oct 31- Ozark Off-Road Cyclists (OORC)

Directions: 209 W Sunbridge Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72703

Sep22

Volunteer Opportunity: Mount Sequoyah Woods

5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Where: Mount Sequoyah Woods Pavilion. 5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR (36.062288, -94.135972).

When: Saturday, 10:00am-12:00pm

Help make a difference in the Beaver Lake Watershed, improving and protecting our most precious natural resource - water! If you want to lend a hand, your help is needed Friday, May 25th at Mt. Sequoyah Woods, a 97-acre open greenspace in south Fayetteville.

Mt. Sequoyah Woods is part of a National Fish & Wildlife Foundation project to promote a healthy ecosystem and wildlife in urban forests. We're removing the highly invasive Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera mackii) and Chinese Privet (Ligustrum sinense) to promote native plants for wildlife habitat. Gloves, tools, water, and hands-on training will be provided.

Sep28

Volunteer Opportunity: Mount Sequoyah Woods

5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Where: Mount Sequoyah Woods Pavilion. 5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR (36.062288, -94.135972).

When: Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm

Help make a difference in the Beaver Lake Watershed, improving and protecting our most precious natural resource - water! If you want to lend a hand, your help is needed Friday, May 25th at Mt. Sequoyah Woods, a 97-acre open greenspace in south Fayetteville.

Mt. Sequoyah Woods is part of a National Fish & Wildlife Foundation project to promote a healthy ecosystem and wildlife in urban forests. We're removing the highly invasive Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera mackii) and Chinese Privet (Ligustrum sinense) to promote native plants for wildlife habitat. Gloves, tools, water, and hands-on training will be provided.

Sep29

Volunteer Opportunity: Mount Sequoyah Woods

5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Where: Mount Sequoyah Woods Pavilion. 5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR (36.062288, -94.135972).

When: Saturday, 10:00am-12:00pm

Help make a difference in the Beaver Lake Watershed, improving and protecting our most precious natural resource - water! If you want to lend a hand, your help is needed Friday, May 25th at Mt. Sequoyah Woods, a 97-acre open greenspace in south Fayetteville.

Mt. Sequoyah Woods is part of a National Fish & Wildlife Foundation project to promote a healthy ecosystem and wildlife in urban forests. We're removing the highly invasive Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera mackii) and Chinese Privet (Ligustrum sinense) to promote native plants for wildlife habitat. Gloves, tools, water, and hands-on training will be provided.