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Gates-Rogers Outdoor Classroom Dedication

Gates-Rogers Outdoor Classroom Dedication

On October 20th, 2017 The Nature Conservancy hosted an event to dedicate the Sustainable Rivers and Forests Initiative (SRFI) funded outdoor classroom at South Fork Nature Center. The event focused on engaging the community and thanking the partners for their commitment to conservation in the Greers Ferry watershed. Gates Rogers Foundation is very grateful forContinue Reading Gates-Rogers Outdoor Classroom Dedication

Tim-ber!!

Tim-ber!!

Piles & more piles of logs From glade clearing, forest thinning, from road and site clearing…piles of logs ten feet to thirty feet long, mostly cedar. Logs, logs, and more logs in stacks here and there, everywhere! They must be moved out of the way, making room for parking, making room for construction of theContinue Reading Tim-ber!!

“Cheers for Greers”

“Cheers for Greers”

That was the headline of a recent feature in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, highlighting a Nature Conservancy banquet held in honor of a new partnership with BHP Billiton. Representatives of the Nature Center & the Greers Ferry Lake area were present to commemorate the $14mil conservation grant that will help preserve water quality & habitatContinue Reading “Cheers for Greers”