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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Currently, there are two outdoor events planned for 2022 and we hope you and your families can join us:

Saturday, April 23, 2022: Two events happen today. One exciting event is the release of trout fingerlings that are being raised by six schools that are participating in the Northwest Arkansas Trout in the Classroom educational project. The second is our annual “Trash for Trout” riverside clean-up is planned at the Beaver Dam tailwater of the White River.

Rendezvous location: Dam Site Park parking lot below Beaver Dam

Time: 10:00 a.m. kickoff with the release of trout fingerlings at the boat launch below Beaver Dam. Then about 10:30 a.m. we will regroup at the Dam Site Park parking lot and hand out assignments to teams for trash pickup. Trash bags will be provided but bring your own gloves. Following the clean-up, a hamburger lunch will be provided. For meal planning purposes preregistration is encouraged. Adults who preregister online and are present on the day of the clean-up will be eligible for a door prize drawing. Tickets will be handed out for the Youth door prize drawing.

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Ray Smith Conservation Award

Ray Smith Conservation Award

We are pleased to announce that Tim Burnley, Stream Habitat Programs Coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, as the 2020 recipient of TU Chapter 514’s annual Ray Smith Conservation Award!


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Volunteer of the Year

Volunteer of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Ron Blackwelder is the 2020 recipient of the Northwest Arkansas Chapter of Trout Unlimited annual Volunteer of the Year award! 


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River Clean-up Event

River Clean-up Event

SATURDAY, MAY 2TH 2015 10AM-NOON

Arkansas Chapter 514’s semiannual Beaver tailwater cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, May 2. Meet at the Beaver Dam Site Park parking lot below the dam.


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CHAPTER MEETING – Arkansas TU Chapter 514

CHAPTER MEETING – Arkansas TU Chapter 514

Monday, April 6th 2015 6pm

Our next Chapter meeting for 2015, is scheduled for Monday, April 6 at the Whole Hog Café, SE Walton Blvd in BENTONVILLE. NOTE:  This meeting is in BENTONVILLE the change in meeting location which is off of I-49 Exit 85 then west ½ mile on the left behind Krispy Kreme Donuts. Address is 1400 SE Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712. Phone: 479.271.6566.


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2015 Board Members/Officers

2015 Board Members/Officers

President - John Sturgis ([email protected])
VP / Treasurer - Michael Wingo
Board member, Membership chair - Ron Blackwelder
Board member, Conservation chair - Brian Kick
Board member, Fundraising chair - Jon Allen
Board member, Youth initiatives - Jeff Belk
Board member, Women's initiatives - Jill Rohrbach
Board member - Lee Ward