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.
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.
KRWP On The 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.