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  • NWAMN- Stream Smart Training

    Eleven members of the NWAMN attended class on July 29, 2012. Stream Smart is a new program designed to monitor water quality for the Beaver Lake Watershed. The morning session covered chemical, physical and biological monitoring. The afternoon was hands-o...
  • Will There Be Water Today

    When I was driving to the River Valley Master Naturalists Stream Team on July 14th,  I couldn’t help but wonder if there would be enough water on the Illinois bayou.  RVAMN, friends and dogs rode down to the Illinois bayou in an ATV and a dune buggy. ...
  • Feeding Time at Lake Charles

    Feeding time in the Nature Center at Lake Charles State Park found local Northeast Arkansas Master Naturalists teaching children about diet and feeding habits of reptiles native to the area. Carol Melhorn  Wynne, provides this educational opportunity fo...
  • Summer Time Trail Work is Hot Work

    This past week, Bert Turner (in picture) , Frank Otto, Fritz Kahley, Richard Lawrence, and Bill Toland worked at Burns Park to remove storm microburst debris and downed trees from the trails. As usual with storm damage, it was scattered in multiple loc...
  • Retrieve Trash and One Girl Scout

       National River Clean Up Day Events on July 7, 2012                     I arrived at Lake Dardanelle State Park a bit early to get my canoe in the water. I paddled out and the fish were jumping and schooling in the shallows, at times the...
  • Re-establishing a Trail at Rocky Branch

    Corps of Engineer representative, Alan Bland, has ask the NWAMN to adopt an old trail at Rocky Branch.  The trail was originally designed, layed-out and constructed as an Eagle Scout project but has been abandoned and is in need of repairs.  Despite the...
  • New NWAMN Classes to Begin September 8, 2012

    Are you interested in the natual world around you?Our Mission is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within our communitie...