ARkansas Natural Features
Are you interested in increasing your knowledge of Arkansas’s natural heritage? If so, you are in the right place. Find informative and academic articles featuring information on rare, threatened and endangered species, including Arkansas's native plants and animals. Take an in-depth look at our projects. See how conservation partnerships
help us achieve our goals, get into the science of what we do and learn more about the variety of habitats and ecosystems
found in Arkansas. Articles are added once or twice a month, so check back often!
Arkansas's native plants are uniquely adapted to live with our soils, climate, and wildlife.
Arkansas is home to one of the largest freshwater fish in North America -- the alligator gar (Altractosteus spatula).
When you think of hibernating or overwintering animals, what comes to mind? Bears? Bats? Butterflies? Yes, butterflies.
Fun facts about groundhogs (or woodchucks) for the upcoming Groundhog Day
Helen Beatrix Potter, the well-known children's book author, was also a mycologist and conservationist.