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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.



Cherokee Prairie Volunteer Clean-Up

1/31/2015

Volunteers are needed for a clean-up day at Cherokee Prairie Natural Area from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants need to wear sturdy work boots and clothing than can get dirty and will protect from scratches.  Volunteers will also need to bring a sack lunch. Drinking water, work equipment, and snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Toby Von Rembow at toby@arkansasheritage.org or 501.683.4084.

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. 

Volunteer Day at Cove Creek Natural Area

2/7/2015

Volunteers are needed for a work day at Cove Creek Natural Area from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to remove invasive plant species, such as Chinese privet, and to perform trail maintenance on the scenic loop trail. Participants are asked to wear sturdy work boots and clothing that can get dirty and will protect from scratches. Volunteers will also need to bring a sack lunch. Drinking water and work equipment will be provided. For more information, contact Toby Von Rembow at toby@arkansasheritage.org or 501.683.4084 or visit the volunteer page on our website at www.naturalheritage.com/natural-area/volunteer_information.aspx

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 .

Prescribed Fire Workshop for Private Landowners

2/19/2015

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Forestry Association Education Foundation are offering a free prescribed fire workshop for private landowners at 9 a.m. at the Marmaduke Housing Authority, 957 West Lillian, Marmaduke, AR 72443 followed by a burn demonstration (weather permitting) at 12 p.m. Lunch will be provided by the Arkansas Forestry Association. Seating is limited; participants must RSVP by February 11. For more information, call the Arkansas Forestry Commission at 870-932-2251 or visit http://marmadukeburnclass.eventbrite.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.

Volunteer Clean Up at Slippery Hollow

2/21/2015

Volunteers are needed for a clean up day at Slippery Hollow Natural Area from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants need to wear sturdy work boots and clothing that can get dirty and will protect from scratches. Volunteers will also need to bring a sack lunch. Drinking water, snacks, and work equipment will be provided. For more information, contact Toby Von Rembow at toby@arkansasheritage.org or at 501.683.4084, or visit the volunteer page on our website at www.naturalheritage.com/natural-area/volunteer_information.aspx .

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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