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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.



Christmas Bird Count -- Conway

12/21/2014

In its 115th year, the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a citizen science program and the nation’s longest running bird survey. On count day participants count all birds they encounter within an assigned section of a 15-mile diameter circle. Birders of any skill level are welcome. For more information about the Conway Christmas Bird Count, contact Allan Mueller at akcmueller@gmail.com .

Christmas Bird Count -- Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge

12/27/2014

In its 115th year, the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a citizen science program and the nation’s longest running bird survey. On count day participants count all birds they encounter within an assigned section of a 15-mile diameter circle. Birders of any skill level are welcome. For more information about the Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge Christmas Bird Count, contact Dick Preston at dickpreston@bigriver.net .

Christmas Bird Count -- Pine Bluff

12/29/2014

The Three Rivers Audubon Society is conducting its annual Christmas Bird Count in Pine Bluff. In its 115th year, the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a citizen science program and the nation’s longest running bird survey. On count day participants count all birds they encounter within an assigned section of a 15-mile diameter circle. Birders of any skill level are welcome. Contact Rob Doster at calcarius@comcast.net .

Christmas Bird Count -- Lake Dardanelle

1/1/2015

In its 115th year, the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a citizen science program and the nation’s longest running bird survey. On count day participants count all birds they encounter within an assigned section of a 15-mile diameter circle. Birders of any skill level are welcome. For more information about the Lake Dardanelle Christmas Bird Count, contact Kenny Nichols at kingbird@ymail.com .

Christmas Bird Count -- Felsenthal NWR

1/2/2015

In its 115th year, the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a citizen science program and the nation’s longest running bird survey. On count day participants count all birds they encounter within an assigned section of a 15-mile diameter circle. Birders of any skill level are welcome. For more information about the Lake Georgia Pacific/Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge Christmas Bird Count, contact Leif Anderson at leanderson@fs.fed.us .

Christmas Bird Count -- Mount Magazine

1/3/2015

In its 115th year, the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a citizen science program and the nation’s longest running bird survey. On count day participants count all birds they encounter within an assigned section of a 15-mile diameter circle. Birders of any skill level are welcome. For more information about the Mount Magazine Christmas Bird Count, contact Don Simons at don.simons@arkansas.gov .

Frogs in Winter

1/3/2015

Have you ever wondered where frogs and toads spend the winter? Come find out during a presentation by Tom Krohn, Arkansas Regional coordinator for Frog Watch USA from 10 to 11:30 a.m. , at the Fred Berry Conservation Education Center on Crooked Creek, 851 Conservation Lane, Yellville. Call 870-449-3484 or email mdoran@agfc.ar.gov to register for this free presentation.

Christmas Bird Count -- Holla Bend

1/5/2015

The Holla Bend National Wildlife Reserve (NWR) and the Friends of Holla Bend NWR are conducing their annual Christmas Bird Count at the Holla Bend NWR. In its 115th year, the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a citizen science program and the nation’s longest running bird survey. On count day participants count all birds they encounter within an assigned section of a 15-mile diameter circle. Birders of any skill level are welcome. For more information, contact Leif Anderson at leanderson@fs.fed.us .

Lil' Wild Ones: Nature Stories and Activities

1/10/2015

The Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in Little Rock invites you to bring the little ones to the program series Lil' Wild Ones on the second Saturday (every month) at 2 p.m. for hands-on, nature-related activities for kids 4-8 years old.Registration is not required. For more information, visit http://www.centralarkansasnaturecenter.com/calendar/ .

Audubon Society of Central Arkansas Field Trip

1/24/2015

The Audubon Society of Central Arkansas is conducing a field trip to Delaware Park-Lake Dardanelle and Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge. Participants are looking for gulls, waterfowl, and eagles. Boots are needed for the Holla Bend portion of the field trip. Participants can carpool or meet at the boat ramp. Contact ascabird@gmail.com for more information.

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission meeting

2/3/2015

Members and staff of the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the ANHC headquarters, Tower Building, 323 Center St., Little Rock, AR in the first floor conference room. 

Audubon Society of Central Arkansas Field Trip

2/14/2015

The Audubon Society of Central Arkansas is hosting a field trip during the Great Backyard Bird Count (February 13-16, 2015) to Lake Maumelle and Two Rivers Park. For more information, contact ascabird@gmail.com .

Central Arkansas Regional Science and Engineering Fair

2/20/2015

The 2015 Central Arkansas Regional Science and Engineering Fair will be held in the Fitness Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The fair is open to 4th - 12th grade students from Cleburne, Conway, Faulkner, Lonoke, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Van Buren, White, Woodruff, and Yell counties. Visit http://ualr.edu/cos/carsef/ for more information.

Northeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair

3/5/2015

The Northeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair will be held at Arkansas State University, Student Union, Jonesboro. Exhibit setup is from 8 to 11 a.m. The fair is open to the public from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with an awards program at 7 p.m. Students in grades 6 to 12 from Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, Sharp, St. Francis, and Stone counties. For more information, visit http://altweb.astate.edu/neasf/#!dates&nea-dates .

Southeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair

3/12/2015

The Southeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair will be held at the University of Arkansas Monticello in the Gibson University Center. Exhibit set up is from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and judging begins at 9:30 a.m. The fair is open to the public from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The awards ceremony begins at 1 p.m. The fair is open to students from Calhoun, Cleveland, Chicot, Lincoln, Bradley, Desha, Drew, Arkansas, Ashley, Union, and Jefferson counties. For more information, visit http://www.uamont.edu/math_and_sciences/RSF/ .

Northwest Arkansas Regional Science and Engineering Fair

3/20/2015

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Science and Engineering Fair will take place in the Arkansas Union Ballroom at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Judging is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The awards ceremony is at 4:30 p.m. The fair is open to 5th through 12th grade students from Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Crawford, Faulkner, Franklin, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Newton, Scott, Searcy, Sebastian, and Washington counties. Visit http://cmase.pbworks.com/w/page/46008877/NWARSEF2013 for more information.

Arkansas Science and Engineering Fair

4/3/2015

The Arkansas State Science and Engineering Fair will be held at the University of Central Arkansas Farris Center on April 3 and 4, 2015. The fair is open to students in grades 9-12 who have placed in the top 4 in their respective categories at one of Arkansas’ regional science fairs. The recognition banquet for the State Science Fair attendees will in McCastlain Hall at 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 3 . The awards ceremony will be held at Ida Waldran Auditorium, Old Main Hall, on Saturday, April 4, at 3:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://uca.edu/cnsm/ar-science-fair/

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