OK, those of you who know me at all, even a little bit, know that I’m extremely conservative. So by default, I’m all for an individual’s or business’ property rights over the government (or anyone) telling someone what they can or cannot do on their own property. Let’s just say, a fan of Big … Read moreC & H Hog Farm Permit – CAFO Denial (hopefully)
Good morning, everyone! Well, it’s that time of year again… The chicks have hatched a little early again this year, so they are already big enough they are sticking their heads out of the nest! We are reasonably certain that we have two again this year… and again, you get to name them! That’s Rebekah … Read more2013 Name the Eagle Chicks Contest at His Place Resort
Wow… big time false alarm… Wherever he’s been, our Isaac (the male resident Bald Eagle) is back! I just watched him catch a trout and bring it back up to the nest for Rebekah and the young ‘uns… I called up to the local vet, and they told me they still had the eagle in … Read moreIsaac is back at His Place Resort!
Hello, everyone! Our resident bald eagles, Isaac & Rebekah, have just hatched chicks! However, Isaac doesn’t seem to have been around… I missed the article in the paper, but I now think I know where he has been! He was injured (expecting full recovery) and a local vet has been taking care of him… Now, … Read moreIsaac, our male Bald Eagle, on the mend at local vet!
Hey, everyone! Just wanted to share an upcoming event on Crooked Creek from the Friends of the North Fork and White Rivers Group! If you’re here next weekend, check this out! Crooked Creek Crawfish Boil and Float Trip CLICK TO REGISTER ONLINE or sign up at Rivertown Gallery, Dally’s Fly Shop/Cotter, or Blue Ribbon Fly … Read moreCrooked Creek Crawfish Boil and Float Trip
Hello, everyone! It’s that time of year again… Our resident Bald Eagles, Isaac & Rebekah, have two healthy chicks, and you get to name them! I would have usually announced this about a month ago, but I thought we lost one of the chicks… actually, I was pretty sure we had… and in case we … Read moreName The Eagles 2012
Hello, everyone! I just can’t believe it… well, actually – I can… I told you all last year about the proposed Federal Budget Cuts that threatened to shut down our nation’s cold-water mitigation hatcheries (read: where all the trout come from…) I put a web page on our main website talking about the effects, and … Read moreFighting for Hatchery Funding – Again…
Hello, Everyone! The Friends of the White & North Fork Rivers are hosting a special event that I thought you might be interested in, should you be in the area on March 6th. Check out the announcement from their president, Jane Darr, below: Friends of the Rivers schedules Urban Streams Program Friends hosts speaker, Steve … Read moreFriends of the Rivers schedules Urban Streams Program
Hello everyone! Every 3 years, ADEQ (Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality) must review its water quality standards and make revisions if necessary. During this process, they get input from a wide range of interests, including the general public. Our good friends with the group “Friends of the North Fork & White Rivers” are passing the … Read moreWater Quality Standards – Public Listening Sessions for Triennial Review
Hello everyone! I came across another great article from the folks at Ozarks Water Watch in their most recent newsletter… NW Arkansas Land Trust: The Beginning and the Vision by Guest Contributor, Nicole Hardiman, NW Arkansas Land Trust Executive Director In 2003, the Northwest Arkansas Land Trust (NWALT) was established by a group of local … Read moreNW Arkansas Land Trust