Lake cleanup set
Volunteers are needed to clean up an old dump site at Lincoln Lake on Saturday. Meet at the lake parking area at 8 a.m.
Work should take two to three hours. Bring work gloves, water and snacks. There are many small items to be picked up so children are welcome.
For more information call David Justice, 479-200-9546.
Course teaches nature
The Leopold Education Project is open to all area environmental educators and will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area.
The course is based on Aldo Leopold’s “Sand County Almanac” and stresses conservation, environmental teaching and critical thinking. School teachers, master naturalists, stream team leaders and others involved in environmental education are encouraged to sign up.
Cost is $ 35 and includes teaching materials and a one-year membership in the Aldo Leopold Foundation.
Register with Suzanne or Marc Hirrel, 501-224-9419, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Banquet aids youth
Buckmasters of Northwest Arkansas will hold its annual fundraiser banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Rodeo Community Center in Springdale.
Buckmasters provides free hunting trips to disabled veterans and youngsters who are ill or disabled. Buckmasters also provides fishing trips, nature observation and target shooting.
The banquet includes games, auctions and drawings for sporting equipment and art.
For tickets call Lindell Roth, 479-435-8681 or Brad Corbitt, 479-879-3490.
Group sets hikes
The Ozark Highlands Trail Association has three hikes scheduled for March. Each is moderate in difficulty. All hikers are welcome.
A six-mile hike on the Ozark Highlands Trail from Moonhull to Mulberry River is March 8. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at a private cabin near the Ozone fire station. Register with Bill Hignite, 870-623-6720, email@example.com.
A 4.5-mile hike on the Ozark Highlands Trail from Morgan Fields to Herrods Creek is March 11. Meet at Harps in Elkins at 8:30 a.m. to car pool or at the Redding campground entrance at 9:45 a.m. Register with Mike Lemaster, 479-466-5214 or miker. firstname.lastname@example.org.
A 17-mile backpack trip on the Buffalo River Trail from Grinders Ferry to South Maumee will be March 11-12. The trip is limited to 10 hikers. Register with Bob Robinson, email@example.com.
Hill ‘N Dale Hiking Club will hike
in Bella Vista on Wednesday and in Springdale on March 9.
The group will hike two to three miles of the Back 40 trail in Bella Vista on Wednesday. Meet at the Buckingham trailhead at 9 a.m. at Trafalgar and Buckingham roads in Bella Vista.
A hike on March 9 will cover three to four miles at J. B. Hunt Park in Springdale. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Bella Vista Harps store to car pool.
All hikers are welcome. Register for either hike with George Riggin, 913-669-4967 or firstname.lastname@example.org.