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Upcoming Events: Environmental Workshops & More


ANHC's staff is active in the Arkansas conservation community. As part of our mission to increase the ecoliteracy of Arkansans, we participate in a variety of events, programs, and professional meetings. Our state-wide outreach programming includes workshops, hands-on presentations and field trips for students, teachers, scout groups, libraries, and conservation organizations. Our Calendar of Events features educational presentations such as teacher workshops, commission meetings, environmental education programs, conferences, and special events from ANHC and our partners.



Volunteer Event at Middle Fork Barrens

5/29/2015

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission is hosting a volunteer event Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Middle Fork Barrens Natural Area. Participants are needed to help reduce the amount of invasive plants growing in sensitive glade habitat on the natural area. Volunteers need to wear sturdy boots and wear clothing that can get dirty and will protect from scratches. Drinking water, work equipment, and insect repellent will be provided. For more information, contact Toby Von Rembow at 501.683.4084 or email [email protected] . 

ONSC Fledgling Naturalist Camp

6/8/2015

This Ozark Natural Science Center (ONSC) camp is designed for the young and curious naturalist, ages 8-9. This camp experience is packed with activities led by ONSC naturalists that focus on introducing campers to the outdoor world of the Ozarks. Visit ONSC's summer programming web page for more information or to register for this camp.

ONSC Family Camp

6/12/2015

This Ozark Natural Science Center (ONSC) camp is designed for families with children ages 6 and older. Enjoy a family retreat with all the amenities including air-conditioned lodges, prepared meals, a campfire and ice cream social. Let ONSC naturalists be your guides on the trails, for astronomy and family creek exploration, tie-dyeing, and making brick oven pizza. Visit ONSC's summer programming web page for more information or to register for this camp. 

ONSC Naturalist Camp

6/14/2015

Campers will scout for animal tracks, search for fossils, explore creeks and forest trails plus astronomy, cookouts and campfires at this Ozark Natural Science Center (ONSC) summer camp for ages 10-12. Learn primitive skills, Leave No Trace ethics, and camping basics while having a blast. ONSC naturalists will lead campers on activities designed for exploration, fun, and learning about the Ozark natural environment and all its living organisms. There will be turtle tracking, nature games, crafts, and swimming too. Visit ONSC's summer programming web page for more information or to register for this camp.

Halberg Ecology Camp Session 1

6/14/2015

The Arkansas Audubon Society Halberg Ecology Camp Session 1 is from June 14-19, at Camp Clearfork, a U.S. Forest Service camp between Hot Springs and Mt. Ida. Camp Clearfork gets rave reviews from camp staff and others for its biological diversity that allows the staff to show campers a variety of habitats and natural disciplines- aquatic biology, botany, entomology, geology, ornithology, mammalogy and herpetology. For more information, visit http://www.arbirds.org/halberg_ecology_camp.html or email the camp's executive director, Elizabeth Fulton, at [email protected] .

Halberg Ecology Camp Session 2

6/21/2015

The Arkansas Audubon Society Halberg Ecology Camp Session 2 is from June 21-26, at Camp Clearfork, a U.S. Forest Service camp between Hot Springs and Mt. Ida. Camp Clearfork gets rave reviews from camp staff and others for its biological diversity that allows the staff to show campers a variety of habitats and natural disciplines- aquatic biology, botany, entomology, geology, ornithology, mammalogy and herpetology. For more information, visit http://www.arbirds.org/halberg_ecology_camp.html or email the camp's executive director, Elizabeth Fulton, at [email protected] .

Arkansas Trails Symposium

7/17/2015

The Arkansas Trails Council is hosting an Arkansas Trails Symposium July 17-19 at Blanchard Springs with camping at Blanchard Springs Campground, a mountain bike ride on the Syllamo Trail, a hike on the North Sylamore Creek Trail, and a wild cave tour. To register or for more information, contact Mike Sprague, State Trails Coordinator & Project Officer, Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism at 501-682-6946 or send email to [email protected] .

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