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ANHC Herbarium Specimens Exhibited at State Capitol

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, March 30, 2018

The ANHC is honored to have an exhibit, Flora of Arkansas, in the Governor's Reception Area inside the Arkansas State Capitol. The exhibit consists of 10 Arkansas plant specimens, and will be on d ... Read More

International Journal Highlights ANHC’s Beatrix Potter Programming

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Jane Jones-Schulz and Ruthie Berryhill developed an educational program in 2016 focusing on Beatrix Potter’s life story as an example of women working in the natural history field as part of Women ... Read More

New Trail Dedicated at Warren Prairie Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) ( dedicated a new nature trail at  ... Read More

Students Learn About Endangered Species and Raise Money for ANHC

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Fifth grade students from the Think, Research, Explore, and Create (TREC) Center for Gifted Education ( ... Read More

ANHC: Out in the Community

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, May 31, 2016

During the spring, the ANHC gets many requests for participation in conservation-related outreach efforts, many of which include hosting information booths. Even though we have a small staff, we  ... Read More

New Educational Offerings Celebrate Beatrix Potter

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, April 26, 2016

This summer (July 28) marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of famed children’s author Beatrix Potter. Not only are we celebrating her sesquicentennial birthday, but in September, a newl ... Read More

Arkansas Ties to Major Tarantula Study

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Study Uses ANHC Data, Names a New Tarantula After Famous Arkansan The state of Arkansas and, specifically the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC), have some unique ties to a new, comprehe ... Read More

Smith and Pruitt Capture 20 Northern Saw-whet Owls in Arkansas

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, November 20, 2015

Dr. Kim Smith, University of Arkansas ( professor of biological sciences, and Mitchell Pruitt, University of Arkansas biology student, have been setting records for capturing a ... Read More

Educators: Tools for the School Year

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, August 28, 2015

Attention Teachers and Students! If projects in the new school year have you looking for more information about Arkansas ecology, natural history, plants, or animals, materials from the ANHC websi ... Read More

Act Like a Beetle

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Monday, December 22, 2014

Recently, our education staff worked with third and fourth grade students in the SEEK (Science Enrichment Education for Kids) ( program  ... Read More

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