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Earth Day River Cleanup-Madison County

 

Kings River Watershed Partnership had a successful Madison County clean-up in spite of cold rain and high river levels. Nine volunteers hit the land and participated in a trail clean-up at the Sweden Creek Falls Natural Area, County Road 3795 and a roadside illegal dump site along Hwy 21. The group recovered 7 tires, 2 mattresses and several bags of trash.

 

Scene from 2016 KRWP Kings River cleanup

 

The Kings River Watershed Partnership is a non-profit, voluntary group of citizen stakeholders dedicated to preserving the water quality and beauty of the Kings River. This was our 23rd overall river cleanup!

 

The Carroll County clean-up date has been set for Saturday June 3rd.

 


 

Want to win a 9.5' Perception Kayak?

This year's kayak raffle is under way! Proceeds go to supporting KRWP's educational and scientific work. Tickets are $3 each or 4 tickets for $10, available at Eye Q Optical in the Williams Shopping Center in Berryville. Winner will drawn at the June 3rd Carroll County Kings River cleanup. You do not need to be present to win.

 

Pack Rat Outdoor Center in Fayetteville has generously donated second and third place raffle drawing prizes of $100 Pack Rat Gift Certificates this year. However, you must be present to elligible to win either of these prizes.

 

Kayak Raffle Promo

 


 

Announcement of new publication: Landowner's Guide to Streamside Living 2016

 


 

KRWP On The Radio

 

Lin Welford interviewed by Jaqueline Froelich on KUAF radio.

KRWP board member Lin Wellford was interviewed by Jaqueline Froelich on the "Ozarks At Large" program on radio station KUAF, 91.3 national public radio at U of A - Fayetteville. The interview covered KRWP's role as the first watershed group founded in the Arkansas Ozarks and it's 15-year history of work to educate, clean, and protect the remarkable resource we call the Kings River.

 

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1916-Moreland Swimming Hole - Grandview Summer days gone by at the Moreland swimming hole near Grandview-1916.

 

 

1916-Moreland Swimming Hole - Grandview   Hudson Bluffs in more recent times. Ray Warren at KRWP River Cleanup-2009

 

Safety First! at 2009 river cleanup.

 


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The Kings River Watershed Partnership, located in Northwest Arkansas, is a non profit 501 (c)(3) organization founded in 2001. It is a cooperative effort founded by local people and organized exclusively for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes; more specifically to protect the health, purity, and economic viability of the Kings River watershed, now and for future generations.

 

The membership of KRWP includes local citizens, from all walks of life, who are interested in protecting the Kings River Watershed. View Large Map (715 Kb)

 

Diversity of features in the watershed is a characteristic of the region and is reflected in the range of interests of the membership. Among the members there are property owners, small business owners, fisherman, poultry growers, recreational enthusiasts, farmers, cattlemen, conservationists, educators, retirees, and families that picnic, float, swim, and fish in the river and its tributaries.