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Newest Natural Area Lies Just West of Little Rock

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, June 25, 2018

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) Director Stacy Hurst dedicated Rattlesnake Ridge Natural Area (/natural-areas/rattlesnake-ridge-natural-area)(NA) earlier this sp ... Read More

Three Tracts Add Acreage to H.E. Flanagan Prairie Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, June 25, 2018

Three tracts of high-quality prairie remnants have added 116.94 acres to H.E. Flanagan Prairie Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/h-e-flanagan-prairie-natural-area) in Franklin County. The three c ... Read More

Hiking Trail Completed at DKDB Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, June 25, 2018

A new hiking trail has been installed at Devil's Knob-Devil's Backbone Natural Area (/natural-areas/devil-39-s-knob-devil-39-s-backbone-natural-area) in Izard County. The trail is open to the publ ... Read More

New Free Permit Required for WMAs

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, October 30, 2017

As you may know, the ANHC has a cooperative agreement with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) (https://www.agfc.com/en/) that incorporates many of our natural areas within the AGFC’s Wil ... Read More

Staff Train to Fly Drone, Test for License

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, August 31, 2017

Three members of the ANHC staff recently attended a training workshop at the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) headquarters taught by Brandon Guillot of Unmanned Aerial Solutions of Arkansas.  ... Read More

ANHC Receives Grant to Expand Devil's Eyebrow

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, May 25, 2017

The ANHC was recently awarded a $210,000 grant from The Walton Family Foundation (http://www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org/) for the purchase of additional land adjacent to Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Ar ... Read More

Adopting Group Holds Volunteer Day at Sweden Creek Falls

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, May 25, 2017

As part of their adoption of Sweden Creek Falls Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/sweden-creek-falls-natural-area), through the ANHC’s Adopt a Natural Area Program (ANAP) (/Get-Involved/volunteer) ... Read More

Grab A Hammock and Go!

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, May 25, 2017

Advance planning, equipment needs, and time spent packing and unpacking can make it hard to find time to get outside. Yet, we know that time spent outdoors is good for our mental and physical heal ... Read More

Falcon Bottoms Natural Area Expanded

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) recently closed on a 678.4-acre addition at Falcon Bottoms Natural Area (/natural-areas/falcon-bottoms-natural-area) (NA). Falcon Bottoms NA is loca ... Read More

Leisure Activity Perfect for Natural Areas

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, April 27, 2017

Traditionally, public usage of our System of Natural Areas (/Natural_Areas/about-natural-areas) has included activities like bird watching, hiking, photography, paddling, fishing, swimming, and hu ... Read More


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