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Recreation Threatens Ecosystem In Arkansas Park

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Recreation Threatens Ecosystem In Arkansas Park

Recreation Threatens Ecosystem In Arkansas Park

Recreation Threatens Ecosystem In Arkansas Park

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Buffalo River National Park in north central Arkansas is a favorite destination for hikers, paddlers and cavers. But recreational development threatens the park's fragile ecosystem. So the Arkansas Nature Conservancy staked a claim on the headwaters, at a place called Smith Creek Preserve.

Jacqueline Froelich is a reporter for member station KUAF.