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Large irruption year brings red-breasted nuthatches to Arkansas

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 21, 2018

An irruption is an irregular winter migration or phenomenon in which unusually high numbers of a bird species travel away from habitat within their normal winter range. Typically, irruptions are s ... Read More

Witsell's essay highlights value of artist's work to Arkansas's heritage

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 21, 2018

Theo Witsell, ecologist/botanist and curator of the ANHC Herbarium, published an essay entitled “A Valuable Contribution to the Scientific Record” to accompany the Arts and Science Center for Sout ... Read More

Roberts joins ANHC as a land management specialist

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 21, 2018

Emily Roberts has joined the ANHC as a part-time land management specialist, a position recently vacated by Kat Abbott. Roberts has a bachelor of science degree in environmental management, with a ... Read More

ANHC Herbarium digitization underway

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 21, 2018

by Theo Witsell The ANHC Herbarium was a busy place this summer and fall as a team of from the Central Arkansas Master Naturalists and several interns worked with Collections Manager Brent Baker  ... Read More

ANHC volunteers help out across the state

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 21, 2018

ANHC Adopt a Natural Area Program (ANAP) partners and other volunteers have been busy this fall and winter working on natural areas and participating in seed collecting events. We appreciate all o ... Read More


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