The Buffalo National River

Kevin Cheri began his career with the National Park Service as a park ranger intake trainee at the Buffalo National River in 1978. In 2007, almost 30 years later, he happily returned as superintendent of the Buffalo, America’s first national

Breakfast with the birds at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers is continuing its Birds and Breakfast program series again this year. On March 5 and April 16, you can enjoy a cup of coffee or juice and get an up-close view of the feathers

Photographer Presents Program on Bald Eagles

Native Arkansan Mike Martin, who has been an avid nature and wildlife photographer for more than 20 years, will present a program on bald eagles at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 10 at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Martin particularly

View Trumpeter Swans in Heber Springs

More than 100 trumpeter swans descend on Magness Lake, a small oxbow off the Little Red River, each year. This wintering population of birds flocks to Heber Springs from their Midwestern homes and their arrival makes for an exciting birding

Green Friday at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

If you’re looking for a great alternative to Black Friday, turn to Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Skip the long lines in crowded malls and enjoy the true value of natural areas and recreational activities. You could even start

Birds & Blooms at Ozark Natural Science Center

I used to think Fall was my favorite season, but now I know it’s Spring. I love the gorgeous shades of green that pop out on trees and bushes across the Arkansas landscape. The buds and blooms of trees and

AGFC Celebrates 100 Years of Conservation

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s mission is to conserve and enhance Arkansas’s fish and wildlife and their habitats while promoting sustainable use, public understanding and support. I’m proud to live in a state that’s celebrating a century of conservation.

Birds of Prey Highlighted on Jan. 17

You and your family will be able to get up close and personal with some of our feathered friends during Pinnacle Mountain State Park’s Birds of Prey program. From 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., licensed wildlife rehabilitator Rodney Paul will

Eagle Awareness Weekend

Petit Jean State Park Join park interpreters at Petit Jean Jan. 10-11 for two days devoted to our national symbol, the bald eagle. A variety of programs are planned, including field trips to nearby Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge to

Gazing at the Birds

Learn more about our feathered friends and their lives as the Mississippi River State Park in Marianna offers a Children’s Bird Walk Adventure on Nov. 15. Head out on a scavenger hunt with the park interpreter to find as many