Today (Tuesday) the National Parks Conservation Association and others are taking members of the media for a float and a flyover of the river.
Emily Jones with the association says the point is to help people connect with the Buffalo, to see why it deserves National Park Service protection…
C & H Hog Farm put a confined feeding operation with 6-thousand 500 animals on a tributary to the Buffalo River. That was over the objections of the park service.
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is looking at rules that would forbid similar operations in the future.