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KRWP Annual Membership Meeting - Tuesday March 21st

 

The Kings River Watershed Partnership will hold its annual membership meeting on Tuesday March 21, 2017, at 6:00 pm in the Meeting Room of the Berryville Community Center. Three directors will be elected at the meeting for three year terms. The Board of Directors has nominated the directors whose terms are expiring for new terms, namely TJ McCullough, Mike Fitzpatrick and Kyle Hunnicutt. Only current members of the KRWP who have been members for a continuous period of more than one year are eligible to nominate or be nominated for a board member position.

 

Printed copies of the new "Landowner's Guide to Streamside Living" will be distributed to members at the meeting. They are also available at Eye Q Optical in the Williams Shopping Center in Berryville and at Ken Riley Century 21 Real Estate on Hwy 62 in Eureka Springs.

 

We will have a speaker from the Arkansas Heritage Commission and food will be served.

 


 

Earth Day River Cleanup Announced - Saturday April 22nd

 

The Kings River Watershed Partnership, will host an Earth Day Kings River clean-up on the Madison County portion of the river on Sat. April 22nd. Participants will need to be at Marble Access just off Hwy. 412 west of Marble at 8:00 am. Dress for the weather and pack a lunch. Shuttles will be provided, but you will need to bring your own canoe or kayak. The plan is to clean approximately 6 river miles from Marble Access to a private take-out. If enough people show up, a second brigade of river cleaners may be deployed to a another section of the river. 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 is our 23rd overall river cleanup!

 

For more information or weather updates, contact Ray Warren at 870 654-4134 or email: rayandkarenwarren@gmail.com

 

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

 


 

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.

 

Listen to Interview.Listen

 

 


 

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.