"One of my all time, top Arkansas films."
- Dan Anderson, Director
Hot Spring Documentary Film Institute

"Natural State is applied enviromental anthropology and documentary filmmaking at its best!" - James R. Veteto, PhD Enviromental Anthropologist

Videos

Official Trailer

In the 1970′s, a small group of residents in the Ozark Highlands of Arkansas organized and successfully halted the U.S. Forest Service’s planned aerial applications of herbicides. Now the group battles their rural electric cooperative to protect the region’s organic farms, wells, springs, and the Buffalo River, the first National River in the United States, from being contaminated by herbicides once again.

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Know your Co-op

A short segment about the struggle to elect someone to the board of directors at Carroll Electric. Or even get them on the ballot!

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What is Karst?

Jiya Janowitz explains Karst Topography. Tom Aley talks more on karst later in the film. Enjoy the clip!

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KUAF National Public Radio Interview about NSOA

Brian Campbell talks about the film with Jacqueline Froelich. Here’s the Ozarks at Large program for April 19, 2011 edited down to just the NSOA piece.

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March 23, 2011 Water March Update with Rod Bryan

Come down to the capitol in Little Rock to speak for bills that are intended to ensure that natural gas development respects Arkansans’ individual property rights and protects our air, land, and water.

citizensfirst.org/get-involved/take-action-now-1/develop-natural-gas-responsibly

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Official Trailer


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Know your Co-op


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What is Karst?


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KUAF National Public Radio Interview about NSOA


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March 23, 2011 Water March Update with Rod Bryan


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