Posts tagged "Razorback Greenway"
Five Green Infrastructure Projects Completed for the Illinois River Watershed

Five Green Infrastructure Projects Completed for the Illinois River Watershed

If you take a stroll along the Razorback Greenway trail system in Northwest Arkansas, keep your eyes open for some special demonstration projects that have been completed to improve water quality for the Illinois River Watershed. Five green infrastructure demonstration projects have been completed along various trailheads along the Razorback Greenway. The greenway is a...
The Bats Are Back in Town and It’s National Bat Appreciation Day April 17!

The Bats Are Back in Town and It’s National Bat Appreciation Day April 17!

Our thanks to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the Walton Family Foundation, corporate sponsors and over 140 individuals that established the Illinois River Watershed Sanctuary in 2012. Hear from guest blogger Randy Zellers, Assistant Chief of Communications, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission: Join the Illinois River Watershed Partnership April 17 for a variety of outdoor...
Grand Opening of Razorback Regional Greenway

Grand Opening of Razorback Regional Greenway

Today we hear from Misty Murphy, Northwest Arkansas Council Regional Trails Coordinator. Misty is Northwest Arkansas’ first regional trails coordinator and works with local governments, trail advocates, and other stakeholders to develop a work plan to highlight the trail system’s most beneficial attributes for runners, walkers, hikers and cyclists. The Razorback Greenway stretches from Bella...
Trails and Greenways: Making Connections

Trails and Greenways: Making Connections

This week, UpstreamMatters welcomes a guest blogger, Misty Murphy.  Misty is the Regional Trails Coordinator for the Northwest Arkansas Council.  Misty is an avid cyclist herself and works with local governments, trail advocates, and other stakeholders to develop the trail system’s most beneficial attributes for runners, walkers, hikers and cyclists.   You can contact her at misty@nwacouncil.org. A...
5 for 5: Five Green Infrastructure Features at Five Razorback Greenway Trailheads

5 for 5: Five Green Infrastructure Features at Five Razorback Greenway Trailheads

The Illinois River Watershed is home to a beautiful 36-mile regional trail, The Razorback Greenway.  The Greenway follows the headwater streams and tributaries of the Illinois River including Osage Creek, Spring Creek, and Clear Creek. We are excited to begin a Green Infrastructure (GI) Initiative through an Arkansas Natural Resources Commission and EPA grant to...