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2018 Arkansas Endangered Species Day Art Contest Winners Announced

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, June 25, 2018

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

Partners Tour Warren Prairie; See Rare Bird Species

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, February 27, 2018

ANHC Chief of Research, Bill Holimon, recently held a partner day at Warren Prairie Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/warren-prairie-natural-area). The day came about as Holimon planned a tour for ... Read More

Historical GLO Notes Could Help Endangered Pondberry

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, January 29, 2018

by Brent Baker Over the past few years, ANHC Botanist Brent Baker has been methodically reviewing the General Land Office (GLO) survey notes (see GLO Notes: An Invaluable Resource for Ecol ... Read More

From the Field: RCW Translocation, a Firsthand Account

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, November 30, 2017

by Leslie Patrick It was very early in the morning when we arrived at Warren Prairie Natural Area (WPNA) (/natural-areas/warren-prairie-natural-area) for the release of the translocated red-co ... Read More

RCW Recovery Continues at Warren Prairie Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, November 30, 2017

by Bill Holimon Missing from (/natural-areas/warren-prairie-natural-area)Warren Prairie Natural Area (WPNA) (https://www.fs.usda.gov/kisatchie) for nearly three decades, red-cockaded woodpeck ... Read More

ANHC and AR AFS Partner for Two-Day Workshops

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The Arkansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) recently partnered with the ANHC to host two workshops at the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) headquarters and a local field sit ... Read More

New Tract at Slippery Hollow Adds 80 Acres; Supports Bats

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, July 28, 2017

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) recently closed on an 80-acre addition to Slippery Hollow Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/slippery-hollow-natural-area) in Marion County. The addi ... 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

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

Acquisition Adds Acres to Foushee Cave Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission recently closed on a 400-acre addition to the Foushee Cave Natural Area (/natural-areas/foushee-cave-natural-area) (now 3,132 acres total at the site). The ... Read More


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