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Bat Week is Coming!

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, October 09, 2020

Bat Week, an annual, international celebration of the role of bats in nature, is observed October 24 to 31. Bat Week is designed to raise awareness about the need for bat conservation. Due to the  ... Read More

At Age 17, ANHC Herbarium Has Accessioned Over 15,000 Specimens

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, October 09, 2020

The ANHC Herbarium was founded in 2003 and officially recognized by the international Index Herbariorum (IH) in 2010 when it had totaled 5,000 accessioned (http://collections.paleo.amnh.org/tools- ... Read More

Cooper's Hawk Family Visits ANHC Director at Home

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, October 08, 2020

This summer, ANHC Director Bill Holimon and his wife, Devon, were visited at their home by three juvenile Cooper’s hawks (Accipiter cooperii). The Cooper’s hawks stayed in the area for at least th ... Read More

ANHC Names New Chief of Acquisitions and Stewardship

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, October 08, 2020

Kyle Lapham has been named as the new ANHC Chief of Acquisitions and Stewardship. Lapham most recently worked at SunPro Solar as a solar designer, but prior to that was the Arkansas Fire Manager f ... Read More


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