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System of Natural Areas Surpasses 70,000-acre milestone

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 18, 2020

The ANHC closed on the acquisition of a 636.3-acre tract that is an addition to Warren Prairie Natural Area (NA) in southern Arkansas. Total cost was $1,240,000 with $930,000 paid for with a U.S.  ... Read More

Looking for a Getaway? Come Hang Out at Rattlesnake Ridge Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Do you enjoy the beauty of nature but want to keep your creature comforts? Are you thinking of getting away from the hustle and bustle of urban life, but don’t want to go far? Hoping to find a way ... Read More

A Journey Through 1800s Arkansas

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, September 02, 2020

by Leslie Patrick Have you ever wondered about the native plants and animals that were in Arkansas in the 1800s? Were they the same or different than what we encounter today? If you were to ti ... Read More

Two Grants Fund Habitat Restoration at Warren Prairie

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, May 29, 2020

From January through May of this year, Warren Prairie Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/warren-prairie-natural-area) was abuzz with restoration activity. Specialized hand work crews removed sweetg ... Read More

Flames, Thinning Renew Devil's Eyebrow

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, May 29, 2020

by Levi Horrell, Wildlife Management Northwest Arkansas Assistant Regional Manager article content courtesy of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, used with permission A partnership betwee ... Read More

2020 Art Contest Winners Announced

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The judges have decided, and the winners are in! The ANHC, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arkansas Field Office have chosen the student winners fo ... Read More

Former ANHC Intern Hooked on Aquatic Ecology

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, February 27, 2020

Every year, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) offers unpaid internships to students from universities and colleges around the state. The internships are a win-win for the stude ... Read More

Expanded Parking Area Increases Accessibility at Cove Creek NA

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The parking area at Cove Creek Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/cove-creek-natural-area) was recently updated and expanded, providing additional parking spaces for visitors. The expanded area wil ... Read More

Survey Finds More Arkansas Darters

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 20, 2019

ANHC’s Aquatic Ecologist, Dustin Lynch, as well as partners from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), recently led a survey for the state critically imperiled Arkansas Darter (Etheostoma  ... Read More

NWTF Provides Funds to ANHC for Habitat Restoration and Protection

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, August 29, 2019

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) - Arkansas chapter (http://www.nwtf.org/about/state/arkansas) has been a strong supporter of the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) in recent ye ... Read More


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