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The Mystery of the Leopard-spotted Crayfish

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, July 16, 2020

by Dustin Lynch Sometimes biologists get a chance to play detective, as we did on a particular “case” in early 2019. For the last two years, I’ve collaborated closely with Brian Wagner, aquatic wi ... Read More

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area Will Serve as Hot Spot

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, August 29, 2018

As only one of 20 sites out of 200 nominees across the U.S., the Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area (/natural-areas/cossatot-river-state-park-natural-area) has been selected as a Leave No Trac ... Read More

GLO Records Come Full Circle for Staff Members

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Tuesday, January 30, 2018

by Brent Baker While reviewing historical General Land Office (GLO) survey notes in an effort to locate potential references to the rare and endangered shrub pondberry (Lindera melissifolia),  ... Read More

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

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