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ANHC and AR AFS Partner for Two-Day Workshops

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The Arkansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) recently partnered with the ANHC to host two workshops at the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) headquarters and a local field sit ... Read More

ANHC Volunteer Profile: Karen Seale

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, June 29, 2017

Volunteers help the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) maximize its resources. They can frequently be found participating in a clean-up on a natural area, or collecting images of rare spe ... Read More

Partners Use New Lab Facility

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, February 23, 2017

As an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH), the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) moved into offices at the newly constructed DAH headquarters in August 2016. In past  ... Read More

New Herbarium Space Completed

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) has been a recognized herbarium by Index Herbariorum (IH) (http://sweetgum.nybg.org/science/ih/), the official database of worldwide herbaria maint ... Read More

Volunteer Keesling Assists the ANHC With Rare Plant Species

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) has a small staff and a big mission, so we often rely on volunteers to increase our reach. One way that volunteers can help us is to gather images a ... Read More

Wild Parsnip: Invasive Plant That "Burns"

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, July 21, 2016

Theo Witsell, ANHC botanist and ecologist, was recently interviewed by THV 11 (http://www.thv11.com/mb/news/local/beware-of-wild-parsnip-plants-spreading-into-ark/261988873) and featured on an e ... Read More

ANHC Volunteer Profile: Craig Fraiser and John Moore

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) has a small staff and a big mission, so we often rely on volunteers to increase our reach. One way that volunteers can help us is to gather images o ... Read More

North Little Rock Middle School Students Job Shadow at ANHC

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Eighth graders Peyton Greenwood (pictured left) and Mary Hill (pictured right) spent several hours shadowing ANHC staff in March as part of the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce (http://nlrcha ... Read More

Something Old, Something New: Two More Plants for Arkansas

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, April 27, 2016

April saw two new plants documented from Arkansas, one fresh from the field and the other from pressed specimens collected more than 127 years ago. The first was common fumitory (Fumaria officinal ... Read More

​Theo Witsell Featured in AP Story About Botany

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, June 19, 2015

ANHC’s botanist Theo Witsell was recently featured in an article published by the Associated Press (AP) in over 100 media outlets across the U.S. and internationally. The article focused on the i ... Read More


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