Birds take center stage at DeGray Lake Resort State Park January 29-31

DeGray Lake Resort State Park in Bismarck is home to a popular annual festival that highlights birds, the outdoors and conservation. This year the 37th annual Eagles Et Cetera festival takes place January 29-31 at the park. On the lineup

Lake Ouachita State Park Hosts Purple Martin Awareness Weekend

Bird Island is Arkansas’s largest known Purple Martin roost. For a few weeks during the summer, these migratory birds take roost on the island, which is located in the middle of Lake Ouachita. You can learn all about these birds during

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

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

10 Festivals for September Fun in Northwest Arkansas

September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northwest Arkansas this time of year. Here are 10 that are worthy of your time: 1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out

Birds, Snakes and Lizards…Oh, My!

May is a great time to get out and explore any of the great Arkansas State Parks. Two of the Arkansas Delta’s parks are offering fun and educational activities geared toward youngsters that focus on the creatures and critters that

Full Week of Spring Break Activities at Woolly Hollow State Park

Parents, are you tired of being cooped up with all the wacky winter weather we’ve had?  If you are, imagine how your kids feel.  Woolly Hollow State Park near Greenbrier has the perfect solution for you.  From March 24-28, the

Going to the Birds in February

Several Arkansas State Parks in eastern Arkansas are “going to the birds” this month! From bird watching to birding tours to learning to lure birds to your backyard, you’ll find a great variety of events and workshops focused on learning

Birds and Breakfast at Hobbs

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers just announced a new program series titled “Birds and Breakfast,” and we aren’t talking scrambled eggs and coffee, y’all. Well, you can enjoy a cup of coffee or juice. You’ll also experience a close