Speak for the Trees

By Kelly Mulhollan |
One of the last 23 known mature Ozark Chinquapin

Speak for the Trees — that’s the theme of four separate events planned for this year’s Earth Day celebration in Fayetteville. The Omni Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology, along with Omni UA, the Sierra Club and other environmental activists are joining forces to bring you four informative and entertaining Earth Day events focused on an appreciation of tree

The Greatest Celebration of Earth

By Blair Jackson |
TFW Earthday.jpg

Earth Day was established in 1970, and now Fayetteville is a part of that history. The city currently hosts the longest continuous Earth Day festival in the nation. In 2011, the city hosted more than 50 events in 14 days. This year, the event is scheduled to last for 40 days, during which 70 events will be held to promote local sustainability.