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

Community Spotlight - March for Science

Apr 17, 2017

March for Science NWA is a nonpartisan march taking place on April 22nd to support science in Northwest Arkansas.  The march will begin at 10am on Earth Day at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.  Several guest speakers will discuss the impact scientific research has on our society at the end of the march.

Zachary Renfro and Brayley Gattis, co-organizers of this event, speak about the role of science in our daily lives.

Melissa Jones, Publicity Chairman of Photographic Society of Northwest Arkansas, speaks about the Ozark Photographic Challenge.  For more information on this challenge, visit www.ozarkphotochallenge.org

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.