Category Archives: Field Trips

ANPS/OCANPS Hike at Ninestone

Ninestone is hosting an ANPS/OCANPS Hike on Sunday, June 5 at 11:00 am. We will gather with members, friends, contributors to recent fund-raising for habitat restoration, and it is Ninestone’s policy to require that the participants in our field trips … Continue reading

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Spring Brings ANPS “Mini Meetings” Throughout the State!

Dear ANPS Member, Earlier this year, when ANPS board members were having yet another discussion about whether we should resume in-person meetings, the Omicron variant of COVID-19 was running rampant through Arkansas and the future still seemed uncertain. So, we … Continue reading

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Fall 2020 Meeting and Field Trips Cancelled

June 28, 2020 To all ANPS Members: Most regrettably, due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation the ANPS Board has voted to cancel the Fall meeting slated for Stuttgart Sept. 18-20.   Scheduled field trips are also cancelled until Dec. 31, … 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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Update on Possum Trot Hike

UPDATE: Don Mills has decided to lead the hike on Sunday morning May 1 at 10 a.m. Meet at 10 a.m. at the store at Nail on Arkansas 16. From there, people can carpool or follow each other to the … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 Meeting in Hot Springs

ANPS Spring Meeting April 22-24, 2016 Hot Springs, Arkansas Everybody is welcome to attend! Meeting registration is only $5 with no pre-registration required. Registration will begin at 5:00PM on Friday, April 22. Hotel: Comfort Suites, 320 Nash St., Hot Springs, … Continue reading

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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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