Natural News

Natural News

ANHC Botanists Guide Seed Collection Expedition

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

In early October, ANHC botanists Theo Witsell and Brent Baker participated in a seed collecting expedition to sites throughout the Arkansas portion of the Interior Highlands (the Ozark Plateau, Ou ... Read More

Arkansas Native Plant Society Makes Big Finds

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) has a long-standing partnership with the Arkansas Native Plant Society (ANPS) (http://anps.org/), a non-profit organization devoted to “the preserva ... Read More

Prescribed Fire Workshop Trains Land Managers

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, September 26, 2014

ANHC staff members recently participated in the Arkansas Prescribed Fire Council (http://www.arfirenetwork.org/cms/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5:fire-council&catid=6:h ... Read More

Workshop Educates About Value of Pollinators

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, September 26, 2014

Samantha Scheiman, ANHC grants coordinator, recently attended a Pollinator Workshop at the Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center in Booneville. As ANHC’s butterfly “expert,” she attended the wo ... Read More

Witsell Named Research Associate

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, August 25, 2014

ANHC Botanist Theo Witsell was recently named a Research Associate of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT). Focused on conservation and knowledge sharing, BRIT (http://www.brit.org/abo ... Read More

Sampling Provides Good News at Kings River

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, August 25, 2014

The ANHC aquatic species biologist Jason Throneberry and staff from the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) recently completed water quality and biological sampling on portions of  ... Read More

Rare Lily Removed From "Lost" List

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, July 25, 2014

A rare lily, broadleaf bunchflower (Veratrum latifolium) has at last come off the “lost” plant list, an informal list of plants that have been documented from Arkansas in the past but have not bee ... Read More

ANHC Staff Count Snails and Butterflies

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, July 24, 2014

This summer, Jason Throneberry and Mike Slay of The Nature Conservancy are conducting surveys for the Foushee Cavesnail (Amnicola cora) at Foushee Cave Natural Area in Independence County. This s ... Read More

Moth or Butterfly?

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Is that a moth or a butterfly? How do you know? Because of their similarities, people often have difficulty determining the difference between moths and butterflies. Although there are some excep ... Read More

Book Documents Nearly 3,000 Arkansas Plants

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The Arkansas Vascular Flora Committee (AVFC) recently announced the release of a new book: the “Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas”. This is the most comprehensive accounting of the wild pla ... Read More


Recent Posts


Tags


Archive