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Monthly Archives: August 2013
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, attend Greater Hot Springs Beekeepers Association’s monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at Lake Hamilton Church of the Nazarene (200 Lockhaven Point) in Hot Springs. For more information, contact Robert Schappek by clicking here.
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, attend North Central Arkansas Beekeeping Association’s monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at Farm Bureau Insurance (1424 Highway 62 W) in Mountain Home. For more information, contact Nina Huddleston by clicking here.
Meet fellow canoeing enthusiasts near you! Join Central Arkansas Canoe Club for its monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Oyster Bar (3003 West Markham Street) in Little Rock. For more information, visit the Club website at www.arkansascanoeclub.com.
Join the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association (AAEA) for a Power Hour Reception featuring Fayetteville Mayor Lionel Jordan, Friday, August 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hog Haus Brewing Company (430 West Dickson Street) in Fayetteville. Hear an update on Fayetteville’s progress toward setting up the first Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing district in Arkansas. Celebrate Fayetteville’s commitment to advanced energy issues and network with other advanced energy business leaders in northwest Arkansas. Cost: $15 for AAEA members and $20 for non-AAEA members. Buy your tickets here. For more information about the event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (501) 537-0190. For more … Continue reading
Join the Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society for its monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute (1 Winrock Drive) in Morrilton. Rachel Engbrecht, Park Interpreter with the Petit Jean Mountain State Park, will give a presentation titled “Summer Wild Flowers on Petit Jean.” Visitors are welcome, and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Coe Wilson at (501) 727-5559.
Meet fellow canoeing enthusiasts near you! Join Northwest Arkansas Canoe Club for its monthly meeting, tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Jim’s Razorback Pizza (2620 W. 6th Street) in Fayetteville. For more information, visit the Club website at www.arkansascanoeclub.com.
Join the Arkansas Native Plant Society (ANPS) for its fall meeting, Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013, at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View. The meeting will feature as a keynote speaker Tina Marie Cox, head gardener and herbalist with the Ozark Folk Center Heritage Garden. Cox designs and tends the extensive gardens, plans and coordinates annual herbal events and workshops, and facilitates the production of sale plants, seeds, and herbal products for the park. She has presented countless educational and entertaining herb and gardening programs throughout the United States. Cox serves on the International Herb Association’s Board of Directors. She … Continue reading
The August 29th Putting Green to Work lunch hosted by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) will showcase a popular program to reuse biosolids generated by Fayetteville’s wastewater treatment plant. The program, developed by the City of Fayetteville and the CH2M HILL engineering firm, significantly reduced operating expenses and the need to landfill biosolids generated by the city’s wastewater treatment plant. According to the ADEQ, the efforts also produced high-quality fertilizer products utilized by agricultural operations in northwest Arkansas. The system uses a combination of low energy solar and thermal drying systems to convert wet biosolids from the treatment … Continue reading
Interested in keeping bees? Are you a beekeeper who feels like you could use a refresher course? Then, register for one of these informative 3-part short courses hosted by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. The classes, taught by Extension honey bee specialist Jon Zawislak, are free and open to the public. All sessions will meet on Monday from 6-9 p.m. on the dates listed below. No previous knowledge of honey bees is required. Nashville (Howard County): September 9, 16 & 23, 2013 Classes will meet at the Extension Homemakers House on the Second Street, directly … Continue reading
If you are a long-time reader of this blog, you know how much I love Fayetteville. I love its people, businesses, nonprofit organizations, farmers’ market, and yes, even its government. Last week I came across another reason why I love that city — the Farm-to-School program of the Fayetteville Public Schools Watch this amazing video that showcases the program. By the end of the video, I suspect you, too, will be wishing you had live in Fayetteville. Special shout outs to some of my friends who are making this program possible — Dana Newton Smith with the Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville Mayor … Continue reading