2018 Annual BWA Friendraiser

150 N Skyline Dr, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

Friday, 6:00 pm- 9:30 pm

The Beaver Watershed Alliance (BWA) will host its annual Friendraiser to celebrate another year of voluntary watershed protection. The Friendraiser will be held from 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm and is intended to be a celebration with friends and partners in efforts to voluntarily protect Beaver Lake for the benefit of everyone who utilizes its quality water. The event will feature dinner and craft beer/wine made with water from Beaver Lake, music by local bluegrass band, as well as a silent auction featuring items from local businesses and artisan crafts. A Watershed Guardian Award program will be presented as part of the evening's event.

To RSVP, call 479.750.8007 or email


Kessler Trail Run

Kessler Mountain Regional Park, 2600 Wc 200, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

Saturday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

The Kessler Trail Run is a community event organized by the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association and partners at the Northwest Arkansas Land Trust, Pack Rat Outdoor Center , and Beaver Watershed Alliance, to support land conservation efforts in and around Fayetteville, Arkansas. Upon finishing, runners will receive a limited-edition 2018 Kessler Trail Run pint glass and a ticket to enjoy food from local vendors and craft beer from area breweries. An after-party only option is also available for those that are interested in supporting FNHA's conservation efforts without running the course.
Direections:This self-timed 10K and 20K trail run will begin at 9 am at Kessler Mountain Regional Park (2600 Judge Cummings Road). The after-party will take place starting at 11 am at the Ozark Mountain Smokehouse (1725 Smoke House Trail).


Quarterly Speaker Series

15 S Broyles Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

Thursday, 11:30 am- 1:00 pm

The November BWA Speaker Series will feature the current studies being conducted by City of Fayetteville and Jacobs Group to assess the options for sustainable funding for stormwater management, flood reduction and improved water quality for the City of Fayetteville. Alan Pugh, Staff Engineer and Floodplain Administrator for the City of Fayetteville, will present the studies conducted with Jacobs Group.  Lunch will provided and networking opportunities will be from 11:30 am to 12 noon. The program will be from noon to 1 pm.
Directions: The Speaker Series will be held at the Westside Waste Water Treatment Plant, located at 15 South Broyles Ave., Fayetteville, AR. Parking will be free at the facility. 
RSVP to the Beaver Watershed Alliance at (479) 750-8007 or


Adopt-A-Highway Clean-up

17721 US-412, Springdale, AR 72764 Springdale, Arkansas

Saturday, December 15
10:00 am- 12:00pm

Join us at 10am to clean up a one-mile stretch of highway 412 that drains into the White River. Cleaning up litter before it enters our waters is essential to protecting the water quality of the Beaver Lake watershed, our source water. This program is held in conjecture with the AR Highway and Transportation Department Adopt-A-Highway program. 

Directions: Meet up at Cooks Berry Park off Highway 412 in Springdale, AR. 
Supplies & RSVP: Clean up supplies and water will be provided. Please contact Kayla, or 470-750-8007, to RSVP or with questions. Free t-shirt will be given to all volunteers!