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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

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

More than just flowers

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

by Leslie Patrick For several years, a regular feature on our Facebook and Instagram pages has been a weekly post called Friday Flower. The posts highlight native plants with showy or interesti ... Read More

ANHC volunteers help out across the state

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 21, 2018

ANHC Adopt a Natural Area Program (ANAP) partners and other volunteers have been busy this fall and winter working on natural areas and participating in seed collecting events. We appreciate all o ... Read More

ANHC Receives 4.19 Acres From Mitigation Project

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, March 30, 2018

The Grand Prairie Irrigation Project, locally sponsored by the White River Irrigation District (WRID), is constructing an irrigation canal crossing and new bridge approaches along Highway 70 near ... Read More

Collection Days Benefit Native Seed Program

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Arkansas Native Seed Program (/blog/native-seed-program-takes-root) is off to a successful start. During five events in October and November, ANHC and Audubon Arkansas (http://ar.audubon.org/) ... Read More

Native Seed Program Takes Root

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, November 04, 2016

Throughout the last month, you may have heard about, or participated in, our Prairie Seed Collection Days. In cooperation with Audubon Arkansas and with the assistance of volunteers, we have colle ... Read More

Prairie Mole Crickets at Downs Prairie Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, June 01, 2010

In 2008, the September edition of Natural News (/blog) reported on a tallgrass prairie project restoring an abandoned railroad right-of-way at Downs Prairie Natural Area (/natural-areas/downs-prai ... Read More

Breaking Ground: Grand Prairie Restoration

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, September 22, 2008

Prior to European settlement, the Grand Prairie (/Education/habitats-and-ecology) ecosystem covered approximately 900,000 acres, with 400,000 acres consisting of tallgrass prairie. During the earl ... Read More


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