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May 14-17, 2012, Southeastern Prairie Symposium in Starkville, Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, Mississippi State University, and Wildlife Mississippi will host a symposium on prairie habitats May 14-17, 2012, in Starkville, Mississippi. The symposium is planned for natural resources professionals and scientists in the southern … Continue reading

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May 19, 2012, Field Trip to South Fork Nature Center

Join Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission botanist Brent Baker May 19, 2012, at 10 a.m. for a plant walk along the newly established trails at South Fork Nature Center, situated on a peninsula of Greers Ferry Lake at the confluence of … Continue reading

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May 4-6, 2012, Spring Meeting in Jonesboro

The Arkansas Native Plant Society will hold its annual spring meeting May 4-6 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Hotel reservations at special rates for members of the Arkansas Native Plant Society are available at Comfort Suites, 3404 Access Rd., Jonesboro, through April … Continue reading

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April 21, 2012, Field Trip to Meadow Creek

Due to the lack of people signing up by the deadline, this event is cancelled by Brent Baker on Wed, April 18. Mike Oglesby and Lee Cowan invite the members of the Arkansas Native Plant Society to visit Meadow Creek Vineyard … Continue reading

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March 31, 2012, Field Trip to Cove Creek Natural Area

Suffering severe, winter-induced cabin fever? Then join Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission botanist Brent Baker March 31, 2012, 9:30 a.m., for a refreshing early spring plant walk along the newly established trails at Cove Creek Natural Area in northwestern Faulkner County. … 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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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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