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Arkansas Bat Species Declining From White-Nose Syndrome

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, October 30, 2017

Article content courtesy of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (https://www.agfc.com/en/), used with permission Surveys conducted by researchers across Arkansas last winter found that popu ... Read More

Contest Winners Announced, Art Displayed at Nature Center

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, May 25, 2017

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Arkansas Field Office (https://www.fws.gov/arkansas-es/) partnered with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) (http://www.agfc.com/Pages/default.a ... Read More

Slippery Hollow Natural Area Expanded

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, March 31, 2017

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) recently closed on a 67-acre addition to Slippery Hollow Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/slippery-hollow-natural-area) in Marion County. The  ... Read More

Land Added at Warren Prairie Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Sunday, February 26, 2017

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission recently closed on a 937-acre addition to Warren Prairie Natural Area (NA). The ANHC and Potlatch Corporation (http://www.potlatchcorp.com/) signed a purch ... Read More

Darrell Bowman Named Director of the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, January 26, 2017

Stacy Hurst, director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage (http://www.arkansasheritage.com/), has named Darrell Bowman as director of the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC). Bowman had ... Read More

Contest Calls for Students to Submit Artwork of Endangered Species

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The 8th Annual Arkansas K-12 Endangered Species Art Contest is open for submissions. The competition provides students an opportunity to learn about threatened and endangered species in Arkansas a ... Read More

RCW Populations Continue to Grow

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Thanks to efforts by the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC), and its partners throughout the state, red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis, RCW) populations increased this year on thr ... Read More

Acquisition Adds 1,073 Acres to Longview Saline Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) has finalized the acquisition of a 1,073-acre addition to Longview Saline Natural Area (/natural-areas/longview-saline-natural-area), funded in part ... Read More

Students Learn About Endangered Species and Raise Money for ANHC

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Fifth grade students from the Think, Research, Explore, and Create (TREC) Center for Gifted Education (http://district.bentonvillek12.org/pages/Bentonville_School_District/Departments/Gifted_and_T ... Read More

Prairies, Glades, and Barrens: Rare Habitats for Rare Species

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, June 01, 2016

When European explorers and early settlers first came to what is now Arkansas they encountered not an unbroken forest but a diverse patchwork of dense forests, open woodlands, and treeless grassla ... Read More


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