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Acres Added to Searles Prairie Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, June 28, 2019

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission recently acquired a new addition of 2.5 acres that was adjacent to Searles Prairie Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/searles-prairie-natural-area) in Bento ... Read More

GPS Referenced Trail Maps Guide the Way

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, June 28, 2019

If you are planning a hike, nature walk, or canoe trip on one of our natural areas, be sure to check out our new geo-referenced PDF trail maps before you go. You can find the PDFs by visiting the  ... Read More

Volunteers Pitch In at Slippery Hollow Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, June 28, 2019

Staff and volunteers recently conducted a dumpsite cleanup event at Slippery Hollow Natural Area (NA) in Marion County. Volunteers from the North Central Arkansas Master Naturalists (NCAMN) chapte ... Read More

Witsell Leads NatureServe Workshop

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, June 28, 2019

NatureServe (http://www.natureserve.org/), a national conservation data network made up of more than 80 member organizations, recently held a three-day training workshop at the Arkansas Natural H ... Read More

Natural Areas Professionals Attend ANHC Regional Workshop

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Natural Areas Association (NAA), the national professional membership organization for natural areas professionals, held a two-day Regional Workshop in central Arkansas May 7 and 8. Led by ANH ... Read More

Volunteers Lend Their Talents to the ANHC

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The ANHC relies on volunteers across the state to assist with research and the care of our natural areas. Depending on their skills and interests, volunteers can assist with a wide variety of task ... Read More

Winners Announced in Tenth Annual Arkansas Endangered Species Day Art Contest

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Arkansas Field Office partnered with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), and the ANHC to sponsor the Tenth Annual Arkansas Endangered Species D ... Read More

Arkansas 200 Years Ago: What Did Early Settlers See?

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Over 200 years have passed since Arkansas became a territory of the United States. As we celebrate this bicentennial year, you may wonder what Arkansas looked like in 1810. What did the early sett ... Read More

75th Natural Area Protects Endangered Woodlands and RCWs

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Huttig Pine Flatwoods Natural Area, a 1,376-acre tract in Union County, has been named as the 75th natural area in the statewide System of Natural Areas. Huttig Pine Flatwoods NA provides direct p ... Read More

Downs Prairie Natural Area Serves as Classroom for 4-H Students

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

This past weekend, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission assisted with the statewide 4-H contest in Hazen, hosting approximately 100 students, families, and 4-H leaders for hands-on learning at ... Read More


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