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Partnership Discovers Caves on Natural Areas, Creates Maps

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 18, 2020

ANHC staff members Emily Roberts and Ryan Leeson-Spotts have been partnering with Dr. Kayla Sapkota, vice president of the Cave Research Foundation (CRF), and other CRF volunteers to discover, inv ... Read More

Underground Tales: Karst

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, March 29, 2019

by Bryan Rupar, ANHC A karst system is a type of landscape in which the bedrock (typically limestone, a sedimentary rock made of calcium carbonate) has been chemically weathered by groundwater ... Read More

Arkansas's Karst: Salamanders Call it Home

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, March 29, 2019

by Dustin Lynch, ANHC Arkansas’s cave and karst habitats are home to a disproportionately high number of sensitive and rare species and comprise an amazing part of our state’s natural heritage ... Read More


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