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Sep25

Winslow Slicker Park Rain Garden Stewardship

Ball Park Road, Ball Park Rd, Winslow, AR 72959, USA

Tuesday, 9:00-11:00 am

Join us as we help improve the rain gardens at Winslow's Slicker Park! 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, but please be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty! We will be pulling weeds, mulching, and seeding new plants.

Direction: located at the Slicker Park pavilion, just adjacent to Mikey's One Stop and directly across US-71 from the fire department.
RSVP: Please email nate@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007.

Sep27

Hickory Creek Park Rain Garden Stewardship

Hickory Creek Park Marina, Lowell, AR 72745, USA

Thursday, 9:00 -11:00 am

Join us as we help improve the rain gardens at Hickory Creek Park! 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, but please be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty! We will be pulling weeds, mulching, and seeding new plants.

Direction: located at the Hickory Creek Park pavilion (before the Marina), on Hickory Creek Park Marina Rd. Turn right after the entrance booth.
RSVP: Please email nate@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007.

Sep28

Forest Stewardship - Mount Sequoyah Woods

5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm


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.

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.

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

Sep29

Mount Sequoyah Woods Plant Survey

5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

Calling all native-plant experts! We need your help taking an inventory of the native plants occurring at Mount Sequoyah Woods, a 97-acre forested green space in Fayetteville. Botanists and native-plant enthusiasts will survey the property on Sunday, September 16th from 9:00am to 12:00pm and Saturday, September 29th from 9:00am to 12:00pm. For more information and to RSVP, contact Jennifer Ogle at ranunculus73@gmail.com.

Sep29

Forest Stewardship - Mount Sequoyah Woods

5 S Happy Hollow Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Saturday, 10:00am-12:00pm


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.

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.

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

Oct2

Fayetteville Water & Sewer Rain Garden Stewardship

2435 Industrial Drive, Fayetteville, AR

Tuesday, 9:00 -11:00 am

Join us as we help improve the rain gardens at the City of Fayetteville's Water & Sewer Maintenance Building! 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, but please be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty! We will be pulling weeds, mulching, and seeding new plants.

Direction: City of Fayetteville, Water & Sewer Maintenance Bldg.- located at the entrance to the maintenance facility, on the right side of the cul-de-sac at end of Industrial Dr.
RSVP: Please email nate@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007.

Oct5

Boston Mtn. Waste Collection Center Rain Garden Stewardship

2721 S Brink Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Friday, 9:00 -11:00 am

Join us as we help improve the rain garden at the Boston Mtn. Waste Collection 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, but please be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty! We will be pulling weeds, mulching, and seeding new plants.

Direction: Boston Mountain Household Hazardous and Special Waste Collection Center- next to small building just southwest of Washington County Environmental Affairs office
RSVP: Please email nate@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007.

Oct13

Forest Management & Health Workshop

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

Saturday, 9:00 - 11:30 am

Join us for a FREE workshop on Forest Health and Management at the Elkins Community Center! This workshop will provide a general overview of forest management techniques for landowners. Landowners with any size forest will benefit from this workshop. Experts from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), and Arkansas Forestry Commission (AFC) will speak about forest best management practices such as management plans, financial assistance, timber sales, contract considerations for harvesting, and management for wildlife and recreation. 

Directions: Elkins Community Center
RSVP by contacting Melissa Welch at 479-750-8007 or melissa@beaverwatershedalliance.org.

Oct14

Native Plant Walk


BWA is partnering with Watershed Conservation Resource Center to host a Native Plant Walk at a landowners property off Cato Spring's Branch where invasive plants are being removed. 

This walk will showcase how landowners in an urban setting can get rid of invasive plants. We will be talking about the native plants that have established after the removal of invasives, the importance of healthy riparian buffers and wildlife benefits of native plants. 
Questions: Contact melissa@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007 to join this activity.

Oct16

Prairie Creek Recreation Area Rain Garden Stewardship

36.354344, -94.053585

Tuesday, 9:00 -11:00 am

Join us as we help improve the rain gardens at the Prairie Creek Recreation Area! 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, but please be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty! We will be pulling weeds, mulching, and seeding new plants.

Direction: Prairie Creek Recreation Area- located on the right side of N Park Rd., immediately after second park attendant's booth and just before the large parking area for boat launches. Enter the coordinates into GPS to take you to exact parking lot.
Coordinates: 36.354344, -94.053585
RSVP: Please email nate@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007.

Oct19

Starkey Campground pavilion Rain Garden Stewardship

Starkey Public Use Area, Eureka Springs, AR 72631, USA

Friday,  9:00 -11:00 am

Join us as we help improve the rain gardens at Starkey Campground! 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, but please be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty!

Direction: Starkey Campground pavilion- Drive towards marina. Pavilion is on north shore of peninsula, left at T intersection, and opposite the dock for Belle of the Ozarks. Enter the coordinates into GPS to take you to exact parking lot. We will be pulling weeds, mulching, and seeding new plants.
Coordinates: 36.393733, -93.874873
RSVP: Please email nate@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007.

Oct23

Rogers Recycling Center Rain Garden Stewardship

2300 N Arkansas St, Rogers, AR 72756, USA

Tuesday, 9:00 -11:00 am

Join us as we help improve the rain garden at the James R Welch Rogers Recycling 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, but please be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty! We will be pulling weeds, mulching, and seeding new plants.

Direction: James R Welch Rogers Recycling Center-at corner of N Arkansas St. and E Stave Mill Rd, turn east into facility and take immediate right. Rain garden is in median with parking area beyond it.
RSVP: Please email nate@beaverwatershedalliance.org or call 479-750-8007.

Oct27

Lake Sequoyah Cleanup

6608 E Lake Sequoyah Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

Saturday, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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.
RSVP: Contact Kristina Jones at 479-444-3467 or email kjones@fayetteville-ar.gov for more information or to volunteer!