Runway Group of Bentonville has released the detailed results of a poll it commissioned to gauge people’s interest in changing the Buffalo National River’s designation to that of a national park and preserve.
This re-designation is just an idea that’s being floated out there, said Krista Cupp, communications director for Runway Group, which commissioned the poll.
“This is an idea that we certainly think is worth exploring, but there’s nothing new happening right now,” she said. “It’s an idea out there that’s being considered. The private sector brings ideas forward, to the public, to the decision makers. Outdoor recreation is a key area for us. This is something that we thought would be interesting to look at. I think what makes this particularly relevant right now is that there’s recent data from this happening in West Virginia.” Read MORE.