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New Aquatic Ecologist Joins the ANHC; Documents Leopard Darter at Cossatot

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, September 29, 2017

Dustin Lynch is the new aquatic ecologist for the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC). Lynch is an excellent fit for the mission, method, and family here at ANHC. Lynch has a doctorate ... Read More

Ginsberg Serves as New ANHC Office Manager

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, September 29, 2017

Jessica Ginsberg has joined the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) as office manager. She has filled the position previously vacated by Cheryl Johnson. As part of her regular duties  ... Read More

ANHC Recognizes ANAP Groups

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, September 28, 2017

Founded in 2016, the ANHC’s Adopt a Natural Area Program (ANAP) (/Get-Involved/volunteer) encourages groups to sign up to adopt a local natural area as stewards, helping conduct volunteer event ... Read More

Upcoming Native Seed Collection Events

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Last fall, the ANHC and Audubon Arkansas held seed collection days to collect native prairie seed for habitat restoration projects. These volunteer events marked the beginning of the Arkansas Nat ... Read More

Karnes Inducted Into Outdoor Hall of Fame

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, August 31, 2017

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Vice-Chairman Mark Karnes, of Arkadelphia, was inducted into the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation’s Outdoor Hall of Fame at its annual banquet earlier t ... Read More

Emergency Responders Train at White Cliffs Natural Area

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, August 31, 2017

White Cliffs Natural Area (NA) in Little River County is known for its white chalk cliffs that rise out of the Little River floodplain and reach heights of 100 feet. The natural area is ideal for  ... Read More

Staff Train to Fly Drone, Test for License

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, August 31, 2017

Three members of the ANHC staff recently attended a training workshop at the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) headquarters taught by Brandon Guillot of Unmanned Aerial Solutions of Arkansas.  ... 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

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

Classic Detective Work and Modern Tools Pay Off for Heritage Database

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Since 1978, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) has maintained a dynamic biodiversity database of rare species and natural communities (/Research-and-Data/arkansas-heritage-program). T ... Read More


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