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Missing Milkweed Found in Baxter County

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Twenty different species of milkweeds have been documented in Arkansas since records started being kept in the early 1800s, but until May of this year only 19 of the 20 could be accounted for. The ... 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

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

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