KUAF Community Spotlight Series

Weekdays at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m., noon, 4:18, and 7 p.m.
  • Hosted by Pete Hartman

Locally produced segments highlighting a variety of non-profit organizations and topics.

Organizations have included:
The Peace at Home Family Shelter, The Poetry Minute, The Extension's Water Connect, The Archeology Minute and The Disability Minute.

Ways to Connect

The first Kings River Cleanup of the year is scheduled for Saturday April 22nd.  In this segment, Pete speaks with Ray Warren about The Kings River Watershed Partnership.  The group has been holding cleanups since 2006.  More information on the Kings River Watershed Partnerships and the cleanups can be found at kingsriverwatershed.org

The Northwest Arkansas Land Trust is a nonprofit conservation organization providing permanent land protection throughout the region.  Sim Barrow, the Communications and Development Coordinator of the NWA Land Trust, speaks with Pete about the different opportunities for private land conservation and other services they provide in the area.

Community Spotlight - Ozark River Floating

Apr 5, 2017

Flip Putthoff has worked with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for 37 years.  He is currently the Outdoors Reporter for the paper.  Puthoff is set to present an informational program on river camping and multi-day floats at Hobbs State park Sunday at 2pm.  Through this program, you will learn the essential equipment needed to float our Ozark streams, how to sleep comfortably on a gravel bar, and much more.

Community Spotlight - Arkansas Archeology Month

Mar 29, 2017

As a part of Arkansas Archeology Month, you have a chance to tour the University of Arkansas' massive archeological collection on Thursday, March 30th from 7 pm-8:30 pm.  Viewings will take place at the Arkansas Archeological Survey Building located at 2475 N. Hatch Ave. in Fayetteville.

Call (479)575-3556 for more information on this event.

Community Spotlight - Funky Junk Festival

Mar 27, 2017

The Funky Junk Festival is scheduled for June 3-4 in Chester.  The festival, now in its third year, includes an array of vendors from all over Arkansas.  The cost of attendance for vendors is $10 with all proceeds going towards preserving and improving upon  the site of the Chester Farmers' Market.  The weekly farmers' market will begin in May.