Natural areas are specifically set aside to preserve species and habitat types that have become rare in the state.
The Ouachita Trail goes for 223 miles through the Ouachita Mountains of both Arkansas and Oklahoma.
There are eight official herbaria in Arkansas, including the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Herbarium, ANHC, in Little Rock at the Department of Arkansas Heritage.
January is Eagle Awareness Month in Arkansas.
Little Rock is a super spot to spend a winter weekend.