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Buffalo National River Partners presents ‘First River: How Arkansas Saved a National Treasure’

Buffalo National River Partners is pleased to be partnering with The Ozark Society in showing the Ozark Society film, First River: How Arkansas Saved a National Treasure

As part of the educational programming of the Buffalo National River Partners, the movie will be shown on Tuesday evening, July 26, 2022 at the South Campus of North Arkansas College in Room M143. 

The movie will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the location is 1515 Pioneer Drive, Harrison, Arkansas.

This historical documentary produced by The Ozark Society encapsulates a historical timeline of how the Buffalo River became one of the nation’s first protected waterways.  The movie highlights the politics and the progression involved with this initiative in the 1970’s.  The movie outlines the various figures, organizations, and background that came into play as legislation moved forward in Washington, D.C. for the protected status we now enjoy.

We hope that you will mark your calendars for July 26th at 6:00 p.m. and plan to join us for a nice evening in the air conditioning as we learn more about one of our greatest local (and national) treasures, the Buffalo National River. 

Buffalo National River Partners is a not-for-profit organization that works directly with he National Park Service to support the mission of the Buffalo National River by providing financial resources, education, advocacy, and volunteer assistance.  For more information about our organization, please visit our website at

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