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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

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 Recognizes ANAP Groups

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, September 28, 2017

Founded in 2016, the ANHC’s Adopt a Natural Area Program (ANAP) (/Get-Involved/volunteer) encourages groups to sign up to adopt a local natural area as stewards, helping conduct volunteer event ... Read More

Partnerships Grow, Improving Restoration Efforts and Fish Habitat

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, September 30, 2016

What do rare, rocky glade habitats and the sport fish bass and crappie have in common? For the ANHC and the Hot Springs Village Property Owners’ Association (http://hsvpoa.org/), the answer is eas ... Read More

Neighbors at Middle Fork Barrens Pitch In to Remove Cedar

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, August 31, 2016

ANHC has been working to remove Eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) from Middle Fork Barrens Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/middle-fork-barrens-natural-area) in Saline County. Middle Fork  ... 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

Recent Volunteer Events Benefit Two Natural Areas

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, December 28, 2015

Volunteers recently visited Pine City Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/pine-city-natural-area) and Middle Fork Barrens Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/middle-fork-barrens-natural-area) to assis ... Read More

Restoring Shale Glades at Middle Fork Barrens

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, December 22, 2014

Middle Fork Barrens (/natural-areas/middle-fork-barrens-natural-area) supports two distinct types of shale glades — dry hillside glades and seasonally-wet flat glades containing intermittent ... Read More


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