Updated: Dec 30, 2019
We're enjoying a gorgeous spring, which give us the perfect chance to #GetOutside and #GiveBack! We have several volunteer opportunities coming up in the next few weeks - can you join us on one of the dates?
Native Plant Garden Workday
Friday, May 24 |2:00pm - 5:00pm | 1725 S Smokehouse Trail, Fayetteville
Sign up to join our Land Stewardship Specialist Alan Edmondson in caring for the native plant gardens that surround the Ozark Mountain Smokehouse! It's a great chance to spend some time outside learning about native species while helping to maintain the gardens that are part of our Kessler Outdoor Classroom. All tools provided.
Wilson Springs Invasive Removal
Our Land Stewardship Specialist Alan is looking for volunteers to assist with invasive species removal at our Wilson Springs Wetland Preserve in Fayetteville. If you're available from 9am-11:30am on one of our scheduled removal dates, please consider signing up to join Alan to help restore this rare Ozark prairie wetland!
Friday, June 7 - register here
Friday, June 14 - register here
The Wilson Springs Preserve is located in Fayetteville at 2783 N Shiloh Drive. Click here to learn more about Wilson Springs!
Westside Prairie Botany Blitz
Saturday, June 8 | 8:00am - 2:00pm | 499 Co Rd 469, Fayetteville
The Northwest Arkansas Land Trust is proud to be working with the City of Fayetteville to permanently protect an additional 30+ acres of prairie land near the Woolsey Wet Prairie in west Fayetteville!
We need your expertise to help identify as many botanical species on the Westside Prairie as possible to develop a baseline report. If you're a NWA Master Naturalist, member of the Arkansas Native Plant Society, or even a hobby botanist, please consider joining us for a Botany Blitz on Saturday, June 8th from 8am-2pm. Lunch will be provided!
Kessler Classroom Teacher Training Wednesday, June 12, 9am-12:30pm 1725 S Smokehouse Trail, Fayetteville
Want to participate in an environmental education program that serves schools across the Northwest Arkansas Region? Join the land trust and Fayetteville Public Schools for an educator training on June 12th from 9a-12:30p at the Kessler Classroom in the Ozark Smokehouse.
Teachers attending this half day morning session* will be trained in co-leading a field trip and have the opportunity to schedule a FREE field trip for the 2019-20 school year. While this session is geared towards 3rd-6th grade teachers, any K-12 teacher is welcome to attend. *Lunch is provided (homemade pizza cooked in an outdoor oven!). For more info and to register, click here.