2017 Conservation Camp sponsored by the Cossatot and Rich Mountain Conservation Districts is scheduled for June 1 & 2, 2017 at the Cossatot Reefs at Gillham Lake. It is a great camp for students entering the 6th, 7th and 8th grade in the fall that live in Polk and Sevier Counties. If interested in participating, contact you Conservation District Office!
Arbor Day Program
4th grade students from Ouachita River School - Acorn Campus, Cossatot River School - Wickes and Vandervoort Campus' and Holly Harshman Elementary School were presented a Pine Tree Seedling to take home and plant. Jerry Huff and Jody Miller of Arkansas Forestry Commission, Mary Holland of Natural Resources Conservation Service and Amy Bult of Rich Mountain Conservation District gave information to the students about the importance of trees and the proper way to plant and care for the them. Danny Powell and Roy Ferguson donated the tree seedlings.