Category Archives: Field Trips

Field Trip Report – Poison Springs State Forest & Preserve

Meredith York, field trip leader, and Mike Weatherford, ANPS member, showed up at the E-Z Mart in Chidester, Arkansas, on September 19, 2015, for what some might call a lightly-attended event. We know that on this warm, sunny Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Fall Claytonia is now available. Plus – upcoming field trips & meetings

The Fall 2015 edition of Claytonia, the official newsletter of the Arkansas Native Plant Society, is now available for reading online. Visit our newsletters page and start reading! Paper copies should be mailed to the membership in the next week … Continue reading

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Neat Plant Alert – Scarlet Beardtongue

The recent ANPS field trip to Poison Springs Natural Area and nearby back roads was very productive! Trip leader Meredith York took us to see some great plants, many of which are rare in Arkansas. The most spectacular sight of … Continue reading

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Native Plant Report – Ouachita National Trail – Perry County

Spring is in full swing in the Ouachita Mountains! The first ANPS Native Plant hike of 2015 was on April 11. Seven enthusiastic participants enjoyed a spectacular spring day in the forest. A full hike report will appear in the … Continue reading

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Report on trip to Mt. Kessler with Joe Neal on April 12

The day dawned absolutely gorgeous; it was a great day to go to Mt. Kessler. The area has been used for years by hikers and bicyclists and winds its way through Rock City, an area with large sandstone palisades sporting … Continue reading

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Rosa Hole Field Trip was Short but Sweet

The footpath to the waterfall at Rosa Hole was only about 100 yards long, but it made for a short, sweet, and rich Sunday morning outing for Arkansas Native Plant Society members during the fall meeting in Mountain View. Sapling … Continue reading

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Field Trip Exploring the Capitol Campus

On a crisp sunny fall morning seven hearty souls gathered on the Capitol steps to begin a most interesting tour, an Arkansas Native Plant Society  (ANPS) field trip, of the trees adorning the campus of the State Capitol grounds. Our … Continue reading

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Field trip to Livingston Creek and Hog Hollow

On Saturday, October 12, Arkansas Native Plant Society (ANPS) members visited two sites in the Ozark National Forest just north of Mountain View. The sites were only a few miles apart, one next to Livingston Creek and the other at … Continue reading

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Winter Tree Identification: Two Trips or Mini-Workshops

Field trips and Mini-Workshops of the Arkansas Native Plant Society are for current and future members. (That’s right: Everyone is welcome!)  Botanists from around the state lead these enjoyable and informative walks.  Please let trip leaders know you are coming … Continue reading

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Field Trip at the Arkansas State Capitol on October 26

Field trips of the Arkansas Native Plant Society are for current and future members. (That’s right: Everyone is welcome!)  Botanists from around the state lead these enjoyable and informative walks.  Please let trip leaders know you are coming in case … Continue reading

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