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Exploring Arkansas September 2017


A unique cave near Batesville contains not only a spring, but also one of the largest numbers of cave salamanders in the state. The Scott Plantation Settlement is a relocation of 25 structures, relevant to working plantations that were prevalent from the beginning of Arkansas Statehood until mechanization. Fishing for gar is usually not something that is associated with the average Arkansas angler. - An outing to a "gar hole" on the South Fork Ouachita River near Mount Ida, proves why sport fishing for gar doesn't exactly tickle everyone's fancy. Every summer, the Arkansas Audubon Society conducts a unique hands-on youth ecology camp at a location that's unique in of itself - Camp Clearfork of CCC fame, west of Hot Springs.