Category Archives: Community Event

Arkansas Center for Biodiversity Collections – 1st Annual Bioblitz

Folks, There is an amazing opportunity for some citizen science up in the Jonesboro/Cherry Valley area of northeast Arkansas later in October. The event is October 20 and 21. See the flyer below for more details and contact Kari Harris, … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Meeting Update and Latest Claytonia now available

Dear ANPS Member, We wanted to share with you the latest news on the Fall 2016 Meeting coming up next month in Mena, Arkansas, and tell you that the Fall 2016 Claytonia newsletter is now available for downloading! The fall … 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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Horticulture Team Promotes Arkansas Native Plants

The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks (4703 North Crossover Road in Fayetteville) comprises of a collection of ten themed gardens and the region’s only butterfly house.  It draw more than 40,000 visitors a year. Six years ago the Ozark Native … Continue reading

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Invasive Removal at Pruitt

Volunteers from Buffalo National River Partners, Arkansas Native Plant Society, Arkansas Audubon, and the Ozark Society gathered at Pruitt near the Buffalo National River to remove the invasive rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus, from areas near the native and globally threatened Alabama snow-wreath, Neviusia alabamensis. Continue reading

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Audubon Natural History Workshop Weekend

What do birds, insects, trees and flowers have in common?  On September 22-23 of 2012, they were each the topic of a workshop sponsored by the Arkansas Audubon Society.  Held at the Ferncliff Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center, just west … Continue reading

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Champion Trees Exhibit to Tour State

Arkansas Champion Trees Exhibit opens at Terry House on September 16th The tour of Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey will open at the Arkansas Arts Center Terry House Community Gallery (411 E 7th and Rock Streets, Little Rock, AR … Continue reading

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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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“Bring Nature Home,” Ecologist Tells Society at Fall Meeting

An evening lecture by the popular ecologist Douglas W. Tallamy was standing room only September 30 at the fall conference of the Arkansas Native Plant Society.

Using dramatic data, stunning photographs, and a carefully pitched blend of humor and motivation, Tallamy told society members they can help restore biodiversity by using native plants in their home gardens. Continue reading

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Champion of native plants will speak here on Oct. 1 | TheCabin.net – Conway, Arkansas

Champion of native plants will speak here on Oct. 1 | TheCabin.net – Conway, Arkansas.  Check out this article in the Conway paper.  If you are a member of one of the sponsoring organizations, your price is only $10.  Tickets … Continue reading

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