Saturday, September 25, 2021 8:00 am to 11:00 am Tompkins Bend Day Use/Picnic Area, Shangri-La Road, Mt. Ida, Arkansas Water, Restroom, free parking, hand sanitizer, and trash bags will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to bring gloves, grabbers, bug and sun protectors and anything else they might need.It is an easy way to make a difference in your community…find something you and your whole family can do together or bring a group of your friends along. Use your boat or take a hike. Trash that is picked up is left on the boat ramp and will be picked up and hauled away. Hosted by the Friends of Lake Ouachita (FOLO) and the US Army Corps of Engineers and Keep America Beautiful and Keep Arkansas Beautiful.Click to read the full article
PLEASE visit the following link for more information regarding hunting seasons in Arkansas https://www.agfc.com/en/hunting/ Be safe out there!!!.
Attached are photos of some of the ongoing issues faced with the management of the Lake Ouachita Vista on Hickory Nut Mountain. Over the Memorial Day weekend, there were large crowds on the mountain, filling the campground with extra campers spilling out into the nearby woods and many along FS Rd 47 between FS RD 50 and Crystal springs Rd. Two of us traildogs went up the mountain on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, to pick up litter and look for further damage after we received photos of two vehicles parked on at the Vista, one of whom decided it would a great idea to pull the front wheels of his jeep up onto the Vista’s wall. Fortunately, someone took photos of this event and sent them to the sheriff’s office and to our email. We are actively trying to identify the jeep owner and have requested the U.S. Forest … Click to read the full article