Watershed Journey
Watershed Journey: Scull Creek

Watershed Journey: Scull Creek

The Illinois River Watershed covers approximately 1.1-million acres and includes about 1,300 miles of waterways to explore. Whatever your thrill—hiking, biking, paddling, climbing, or just meandering—the place you’re looking for can be found right here! In this edition of Watershed Journey, we’ll follow Scull Creek from its origin in Fayetteville to its confluence with Mud...
Watershed Journey: Wedington Woods

Watershed Journey: Wedington Woods

The Illinois River Watershed is composed of 1.1-million acres in NW Arkansas and NE Oklahoma.  Getting out and experiencing all that our watershed has to offer is one way of recognizing the importance of collaboratively and proactively protecting the land and waterways within it.  In this edition of Watershed Journey, we’ll take a walk through Wedington Woods,...
10 Adventure Destinations in the Illinois River Watershed

10 Adventure Destinations in the Illinois River Watershed

Looking for an adventure getaway close to home this Labor Day Weekend? In this post, we’ll highlight ten adventure destinations in the Illinois River Watershed that every outdoor enthusiast should know about. Our watershed covers approximately 1.1-million acres and includes about 1,300 miles of waterways to explore. Whatever your thrill—hiking, biking, paddling, climbing, or just meandering—the...
A Watershed Journey: Little Osage Creek

A Watershed Journey: Little Osage Creek

When it comes to watershed division, Bentonville is quite a curious town. Why? In fact, there are four different watersheds within a 15-mile radius of downtown Bentonville. Northern Bentonville is in the Elk River Watershed; to the west is the Lower Neosho Watershed; to the east is the Beaver Lake Watershed; and the southern half...
A Watershed Journey: The Headwaters of the Illinois River

A Watershed Journey: The Headwaters of the Illinois River

In 2014, we are launching a journey through the Illinois River Watershed.  We’ll start from the spring at the headwaters of the Illinois River and from there we’ll visit the headwaters for the main tributaries throughout the watershed.  It will be a year of discovery, of documentation, of learning and planning for the future.  The...