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As a service to the public, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center collects information on native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.

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Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission

Address: 1500 Tower Building, 323 Center Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

Region: Southeast

Phone: (501) 324-9619
Fax: (501) 324-9618

Organization Structure: Private Non Profit
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Natural Heritage

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Description: The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) is responsible for maintaining the most up-to-date and comprehensive source of information concerning the rare plant and animal species, and high-quality natural communities of Arkansas. Systematic analysis of this natural heritage data can be used to identify locations that hold exceptional importance for the state's natural diversity, but that lack formal protection. To protect such tracts of land, the ANHC maintains a System of Natural Areas. Along with comprising remnants of the original natural landscape, lands within the System of Natural Areas provide vital habitat for imperiled plant and animal species. To learn even more about who we are, what we do, and why preserving what is left of Arkansas's natural diversity is so important click on the links below.

Last Update: 2003-12-11
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