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Sep18

Volunteer opportunity! Audubon Arkansas Native Project planting

12956 Mineral Springs Rd, West Fork, AR 72774

Where: Casey Farm, 12956 Mineral Springs Rd, West Fork, AR 72774
When:
Canceled-Sept 18 at 10 am
Canceled-Sept 19 at 9 am
Sept 20 at 10:30 am

Please RSVP with the site and dates you'd like to volunteer! jennifer.ogle@arkansasnativeseed.com or call 479-957-6859

Details: Volunteers Needed! The Alliance is partnering with Audubon Arkansas and the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission to establish native plant production sites at two locations in the Beaver Lake Watershed! Volunteers are needed to help unload live plants and put them in the ground. The seed collected from these plants will provide multiple restoration practitioners and conservation agencies with locally produced, climate-change resistant seed stock, as well as provide much-needed pollinator habitat. Please be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty. A hat is also recommended.

Sep20

Greenland Nature Park Cleanup

Greenland City Hall, 8 E Ross St, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

When: Friday, September 20th, 9:00 am - 12 pm.
Where: Meet at Greenland City Hall and we will carpool/caravan to the site.
RSVP: melissa@beaverwatershedalliance.org or 479-750-8007
Details: Join the Alliance for a cleanup along the West Fork of the White River at the Greenland Nature Park at 9 am. All supplies including trash bags, gloves, and trash pickers will be provided. Directions: Volunteers will meet at Greenland City Hall at 9 am, and then we will carpool/caravan to the site.

Sep24

Highway 412 Cleanup

Cook's Berry Park, 17721 U.S. 412 Look, for the cabins, Springdale, AR 72764, USA

When: Tuesday, 8:30 AM
Where: Cook's Berry Park, 17721 U.S. 412 Look, for the cabins, Springdale, AR 72764, USA
RSVP: kayla@beaverwatershedalliance.org or 479-750-8007
Details: Help remove trash along Highway 412 in Springdale, AR! Volunteer check-in begins at 8:30 am in the parking lot of Cooks Berry Park on Hwy 412. Gloves and tools will be provided for volunteers.  

Sep26

Alliance Annual Symposium - Thoughtful Watershed Development

Elkins Community Center, 162 Doolin Dr, Elkins, AR 72727, USA

When: Thursday, September 26, 9 am - 5 pm
Where: Elkins Community Center, 162 Doolin Dr, Elkins, AR
Details: Our Annual Symposium is titled "Thoughtful Watershed Development: Retaining the Character of Small Communities." Small communities and unincorporated areas in the Beaver Lake watershed face unique challenges as developmental pressures increase, the scope of growth expands, and both the sense of control and actual control over development at the small community level declines. The economic growth that is driving population increases in NWA at the same time seems to overrun small towns. The Alliance's Annual Symposium for 2019 will focus on development opportunities in small communities. More details coming soon. 
RSVP: 479-750-8007 or info@beaverwatershedalliace.org

Sep28

2019 Annual Beaver Lake Cleanup

Multiple Locations (see details)

When: Saturday, September 28th 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Multiple Check-in Sites around Beaver Lake

Details: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Beaver Lake Foundation, Benton County Solid Waste District, and Coca Cola North America are hosting the 2019 Annual Beaver Lake Cleanup! Come enjoy a day on beautiful Beaver Lake while you help cleanup the shoreline and parks! Volunteers will be provided with trash bags, a free event t-shirt (while supplies last), a free lunch and an opportunity to participate in a door prize drawing! Three locations available, including Prairie Creek Park, Dam Site Park and Hickory Creek Park. For more information, please visit their event page: 2019 Beaver Lake Cleanup Info

Oct5

Native Plant Walk - Rob and Melani Walton Preserve

36.442784, -93.950051

When: Saturday, October 5th, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Where: Rob and Melani Walton Preserve, TNC parking lot. 36.442784, -93.950051
RSVP: info@beaverwatershedalliance.org Due to logistics and safety, participants will be limited to 20 and will need to RSVP in advance.
Details: Join the Alliance and the Arkansas Native Plant Society's Ozarks Chapter for a hike into The Nature Conservancy's Rob and Melani Walton Preserve, located just outside Garfield. This preserve features some of the best historic Ozark woodland habitat, thanks to great management by The Nature Conservancy!

This region's unique geology and various ecosystems supports one of the most diverse native plant communities in Arkansas. Many of these plants provide a glimpse into Arkansas' ancient history, when our climate was a much hotter and dryer place.

We'll meet at the TNC parking lot at 9 AM, located on Ford Rd (CR-914). We should be on the trail by 9:15. The ending time is somewhat open and dependent on participants, but we should be back to the vehicles by 3 PM at the latest. Be ready for a day full of hiking! Bring a sack lunch, plenty of water, and your favorite hiking gear! We may have to ford a small stream, so consider wearing a pair of shoes you don't mind getting wet.

Oct12

Lake Sequoyah Cleanup

Lake Sequoyah Marina

When: Saturday, October 12th, 9:00 -11:30 am
Where: Lake Sequoyah Marina, 6608 E Lake Sequoyah Drive Fayetteville, AR 72701
Questions: Contact Kristina Jones at 479-444-3467 or email kjones@fayetteville-ar.gov for more information!

Help remove trash and improve wildlife habitat and water quality on Lake Sequoyah! Gloves, tools, and lunch will be provided for volunteers. A pontoon will be transporting volunteers to the shoreline, but if you have a canoe or kayak, please bring it to reach places along the lake that you cannot reach by foot. Just a reminder that some places are pretty muddy, so be sure to wear appropriate attire. After the cleanup lunch and door prizes will be hosted by the City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation.

Directions: Volunteer check-in begins at 9:00 am at 6608 E Lake Sequoyah Drive Fayetteville, AR 72701.

Oct29

Hwy 412 Clean up

Cook's Berry Park, 17721 U.S. 412 Look, for the cabins, Springdale, AR 72764, USA

When: Tuesday, 8:30 AM
Where: Cook's Berry Park, 17721 U.S. 412-- Look, for the cabins, Springdale, AR 72764, USA
RSVP: kayla@beaverwatershedalliance.org or 479-750-8007
Details: Help remove trash along Highway 412 in Springdale, AR! Volunteer check in begins at 8:30 am in the parking lot of Cooks Berry Park on Hwy 412. Gloves and tools will be provided for volunteers. 

Nov26

Hwy 412 Cleanup

Cook's Berry Park, 17721 U.S. 412 Look, for the cabins, Springdale, AR 72764, USA

When: Tuesday, 8:30 AM
Where: Cook's Berry Park, 17721 U.S. 412 Look, for the cabins, Springdale, AR 72764, USA
RSVP: kayla@beaverwatershedalliance.org or 479-750-8007
Details: Help remove trash along Highway 412 in Springdale, AR! Volunteer check in begins at 8:30 am in the parking lot of Cooks Berry Park on Hwy 412. Gloves and tools will be provided for volunteers.