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ANHC Recognizes ANAP Groups

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, September 28, 2017

Founded in 2016, the ANHC’s Adopt a Natural Area Program (ANAP) (/Get-Involved/volunteer) encourages groups to sign up to adopt a local natural area as stewards, helping conduct volunteer event ... Read More

Ecology Students Tour Cove Creek Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, April 27, 2017

Earlier this month, students from the University of Central Arkansas (’s (UCA) restoration ecology program toured Cove Creek Natural Area (/natural-areas/cove-creek-natural-area) (NA)  ... Read More

Prairies, Glades, and Barrens: Rare Habitats for Rare Species

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, June 01, 2016

When European explorers and early settlers first came to what is now Arkansas they encountered not an unbroken forest but a diverse patchwork of dense forests, open woodlands, and treeless grassla ... Read More

New Trail at Cove Creek Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Cove Creek Natural Area is located in the Arkansas River Valley natural division. A 1.5 mile primitive loop trail (get the trail map here ( ... Read More

Ozark Spring Beauty

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, April 15, 2011

Written by Theo Witsell, ANHC Botanist Reprinted from Fall/Winter 2007 issue of Claytonia (, Newsletter of the Arkansas Native Plant Society (htt ... Read More

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