Monthly Archives: November 2011

Waterfowl Share Wetland with Cast-off Junk and Invasive Species

NOV. 22, 2011 | “A tire in the woods,” wetland scientist Kevin Mullenax joked last month, “is an indicator of a wetland.” Mullenax led a tour of the White Oak Bayou management area in Maumelle, Arkansas, for members of the … Continue reading

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Despite Dry Spell, Emerald Park Trail Asters and Goldenrod Are Spellbinding

(Story by Eric Sundell) NOV. 17, 2011 | The asters and goldenrods impressed us with drought-resistant color when 10 members of the Arkansas Native Plant Society joined Martha Bowden and me on October 29 along the Emerald Park Trail above … Continue reading

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Students, Botanist-Teacher Need Native Seeds for Arboretum

NOV. 8, 2011 – A botanist who hopes his students can plant an arboretum of native trees has called upon the members of the Arkansas Native Plant Society to contribute seeds and advice for the project. “We would like to … Continue reading

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At Murray Park, an Osprey Eyed Hikers Who Eyed the Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Nov 4, 2011 – Murray Park, on the south bank of the Arkansas River in Little Rock, offered many sights when Eric Sundell led two groups of native plant enthusiasts on walks there during the fall meeting of the Arkansas … Continue reading

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Fall Hikers Find Goldenrod and Asters but Trees and Shrubs Are the Stars at Pinnacle Mountain State Park

(Story by Brent Baker) Updated Nov 5| Blueberries and hawthorns were some of the native plants members found October 1 along Rocky Valley Trail at Pinnacle Mountain State Park during one of the fall hikes of the Arkansas Native Plant … Continue reading

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Fall Kingfisher Hike a Slow Journey with Many Sights at Canopy and Ground Levels

Story by Burnetta Hinterthuer Since I had never been on the Kingfisher Trail at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, my sister and I scouted the trail before I led this hike. Even though she told friends afterwards that she had hiked … Continue reading

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Threebirds Orchid One of August Delights on Kings River Falls Hike

(Story by Burnetta Hinterthuer) OCT. 30, 2011 | While driving Highway 16 on August 28, 2011, I noticed white flowers     blooming along the highway but couldn’t get a really good view of them. Slowing down, I realized that they were … Continue reading

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