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Annual Celebration Brings Awareness About the Importance of Pollinators

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, June 21, 2017

National Pollinator Week, established by the U.S. Senate in 2007, is an annual celebration of pollinators and their role in our ecosystem, economy, and world food supply. Governor Asa Hutchinson h ... Read More

ANHC Receives Grant to Expand Devil's Eyebrow

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, May 25, 2017

The ANHC was recently awarded a $210,000 grant from The Walton Family Foundation (http://www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org/) for the purchase of additional land adjacent to Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Ar ... Read More

Adopting Group Holds Volunteer Day at Sweden Creek Falls

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, May 25, 2017

As part of their adoption of Sweden Creek Falls Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/sweden-creek-falls-natural-area), through the ANHC’s Adopt a Natural Area Program (ANAP) (/Get-Involved/volunteer) ... Read More

Contest Winners Announced, Art Displayed at Nature Center

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, May 25, 2017

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Arkansas Field Office (https://www.fws.gov/arkansas-es/) partnered with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) (http://www.agfc.com/Pages/default.a ... Read More

Grab A Hammock and Go!

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, May 25, 2017

Advance planning, equipment needs, and time spent packing and unpacking can make it hard to find time to get outside. Yet, we know that time spent outdoors is good for our mental and physical heal ... Read More

Falcon Bottoms Natural Area Expanded

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) recently closed on a 678.4-acre addition at Falcon Bottoms Natural Area (/natural-areas/falcon-bottoms-natural-area) (NA). Falcon Bottoms NA is loca ... 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 (www.uca.edu)’s (UCA) restoration ecology program toured Cove Creek Natural Area (/natural-areas/cove-creek-natural-area) (NA)  ... Read More

Leisure Activity Perfect for Natural Areas

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, April 27, 2017

Traditionally, public usage of our System of Natural Areas (/Natural_Areas/about-natural-areas) has included activities like bird watching, hiking, photography, paddling, fishing, swimming, and hu ... Read More

Slippery Hollow Natural Area Expanded

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, March 31, 2017

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) recently closed on a 67-acre addition to Slippery Hollow Natural Area (NA) (/natural-areas/slippery-hollow-natural-area) in Marion County. The  ... Read More

Taylor Appointed to Commission

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, March 31, 2017

House Speaker Jeremy Gillam has appointed Stanley Taylor of Pelsor to serve on the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC). Stanley will serve in the position previously held by Johnny Wheetl ... Read More


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