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Invasive Species News ItemsFayetteville ten-year-old pushes for alligator gar to become state fish - Arkansas Times (blog)1/9/2018 11:51:26 AM
Arkansas Times (blog) Fayetteville ten-year-old pushes for alligator gar to become state fish Arkansas Times (blog) we try to explain how as the largest, native, freshwater predator in North American these fish are a possible means to control the populations of invasive species such as the Silver and Bighead Carp. We go on to explain how in the 1950's Arkansas was ...
Outdoor briefs | NWADG - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette1/9/2018 4:11:50 AM
Outdoor briefs | NWADG Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Ozark Hill Hikers, associated with the American Volkssport Association, will host a walk in Rogers on Saturday. Hikers may choose 5-kilometer or 10-kilometer routes. The walk is on paved trails and through neighborhoods in Rogers. Meet at Krispy Kreme ... and more »
Draft of preservation plan for Buffalo River in Arkansas complete - Times Record1/2/2018 4:18:07 PM
Draft of preservation plan for Buffalo River in Arkansas complete Times Record The plan is part of the state's Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee, which is made up of five state agencies and will include public meetings and input from stakeholders. Brown said management plans for other watersheds included stabilizing and ... and more »
Outdoors briefs | NWADG - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette12/26/2017 3:46:50 AM
Outdoors briefs | NWADG Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The annual Polar Bear bass tournament will be Monday out of Prairie Creek park at Beaver Lake. Fishing is from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entry fee is $65 per boat. Anglers may enter at Prairie Creek park on tournament morning. Only cash is accepted. Lakes see ... and more »
Invasive Plant Species Found in Arkansas' Sulphur River - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News11/16/2017 4:38:25 PM
AmmoLand Shooting Sports News Invasive Plant Species Found in Arkansas' Sulphur River AmmoLand Shooting Sports News USA -(Ammoland.com)- Another big, scary monster has been spotted near Boggy Creek in southwest Arkansas, but this one is green, lives in the water and has been knocking on Arkansas's door for years. Giant salvinia, an invasive species of plant, was ... and more »
Native Species News ItemsMYSTERY PLANT: Mystery Plant is known for its color - Aiken Standard12/30/2017 4:02:28 PM
Aiken Standard MYSTERY PLANT: Mystery Plant is known for its color Aiken Standard The ease with which this plant grows in cultivation suggests that it ought to be happy in "wild" settings, and indeed, it is now recorded as a naturalized part of Southern landscapes from North Carolina through Florida, and west to Texas and Arkansas ...
eStem Jr. High School Named State Winner in $2M National STEAM Competition from Samsung - KARK12/21/2017 4:34:58 PM
eStem Jr. High School Named State Winner in $2M National STEAM Competition from Samsung KARK Arkansas State Winner and Details: eStem Jr. High School in Little Rock; Chicarra Cleaver, junior high school teacher and her students. Project Overview: Local Problem: Central Arkansas is home to nearly 200 native species of birds and is an important ...
Bats Find Protected Homes in Arkansas - KARK10/31/2017 11:03:39 AM
KARK Bats Find Protected Homes in Arkansas KARK ANHC's professional staff conducts field surveys to locate and evaluate natural communities and rare, threatened and endangered species. These field surveys and research projects have provided a wealth of information on more than 900 rare species that ... and more »
2017 Arkansas Guitar Festival - University of Arkansas Newswire10/23/2017 1:11:13 AM
University of Arkansas Newswire 2017 Arkansas Guitar Festival University of Arkansas Newswire The Department of Music and the Guitar Program at the University of Arkansas will host the 2017 Arkansas Guitar Festival Tuesday, Oct. 24. The festival will include workshops and an evening concert. Professor Jake Hertzog organized the event and will ...
Ban Sought on Wild Turtle Trapping in Arkansas - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)9/25/2017 2:57:26 PM
Center for Biological Diversity (press release) Ban Sought on Wild Turtle Trapping in Arkansas Center for Biological Diversity (press release) “Historically, Arkansas had one of the highest levels of aquatic biodiversity in the nation, but that abundance is rapidly declining because our native species are not protected,” said Debbie Doss, director at Arkansas Watertrails Partnership ...
Flies being used to combat invasive red fire ant in Arkansas - KATV8/4/2017 2:32:07 AM
KATV Flies being used to combat invasive red fire ant in Arkansas KATV University of Arkansas Extension offices in Clark and Hot Spring counties are pitting flies against fire ants in an attempt to mitigate the stinging insect's population in southwest Arkansas . While experts believe fire ants have existed in Arkansas ...
On a fin and a prayer: Hundreds of tiny greenback cutthroat trout transplanted to their native habitat - The Denver Post7/18/2017 7:30:56 AM
The Denver Post On a fin and a prayer: Hundreds of tiny greenback cutthroat trout transplanted to their native habitat The Denver Post In 2012, University of Colorado genetics scientists determined that only a few greenback cutthroats survived in the wild, by a fluke, southwest of Colorado Springs, in the Arkansas River Basin. Back in the 1870s, aspiring hotel resort operator Joseph ... and more »
UAPB fisheries research conserves Arkansas' aquatic resources - UAPB News5/25/2017 5:50:42 AM
UAPB News UAPB fisheries research conserves Arkansas ' aquatic resources UAPB News “UAPB is currently expanding its research in this area and working with state agencies such as the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) on a number of projects to better protect and enhance the state's aquatic resources.” In recent years, UAPB ...