Friends Support Project WET in Mountain Home - July 5, 2011
Friends sponsored a Water Education for Teachers (Project WET) seminar in Mountain Home on July 5, 2011. Click here for more details.
Crooked Creek Cleanup - June 5, 2011
The Friends floated Crooked Creek from Kelly's Slab to Yellville. Along the way they picked up more than 800 pounds of creekside litter and had a little fun. Click here for details.
Desecration of Mill Creek
An extraordinary amount of damage has been inflicted on a mile of Mill Creek, a beautiful free flowing creek in Izard County that empties into Piney Creek approximately 2 miles above Boswell on the White River. Friends is working with a group of concerned citizens who call themselves Friends of Mill Creek and Piney Creek. Click here for the details.
Friends Attend COE Flood Control Mngt. Presentation - May 2008
On Tuesday, May 20, Friends President Jerry Weber and Vice President Jane Darr, attended a presentation by the Corps of Engineers at which the Corps described their plans and procedures for controlling flood waters. For Jerry Weber's complete report of the meeting click here.
Crooked Creek Cleanup - June 2007
Adults and youth from several local organizations celebrated National River Cleanup Week (June 2-10, 2007) by "Joining Hands" to clean-up a segment of our beloved Crooked Creek.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Described as "the blue-ribbon smallmouth stream of the state," Crooked Creek passes through typical Ozark landscapes, including several small communities, on its way east to the White River. Click here for more text and photos.
Hicks Creek Cleanup - June 2007
Outfitted in waders and trash bags, children made their way through Hick Creek picking up garbage in the water and along the banks.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â This was the first time members from the Mountain Home Park and Recreation L.C. Sammons Youth Center cleaned the creek in Cooper Park, which was littered with items like plastic bags, flip-flops and a loaf of bread. Click here for the full story and photos.
Stream Team at Hightower Creek - 2007 & 2008
Environmental news is often alarming; but a group of 4 Friends members: Jane Darr, Theia Foley, Sara Thorne and Gay Vekovius, can give you a good report.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â They did a Stream Team analysis of Hightower Creek on December 3, 2007.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Click here for a full report and pictures.