Partners for Fish and Wildlife – Arkansas
Habitat Restoration Projects
Types of Projects Available
Projects that receive the highest priority for funding are those that provide direct benefits to migratory birds, anadromous fish, and threatened and endangered species. Habitat restoration and enhancement projects may include, but are not limited to:
- Bottomland hardwood forest restoration
- Wetland hydrology restoration
- Streambank stabilization and stream habitat restoration and enhancement
- Moist-soil and herbaceous wetland restoration and enhancement
- Riparian fencing to control livestock access and alternative water source construction
- Cave gates
- Schoolyard habitats and outdoor classrooms
- Invasive species control and eradication
- Woodland restoration and enhancement
- Glade restoration
- Native grasses and prairie restoration
Habitat Restoration Projects / Accomplishments / Pictures
- Since 1988, over 220 Partners for Fish and Wildlife projects have restored, enhanced, or protected fish and wildlife habitat on private lands.
- The Partners program has carried out restoration, enhancement, and protection activities on over 40,000 acres.
- More than 45 water control structures have been installed to improve habitat for wetland associated species.
- 50 miles of riparian habitat have been restored and 1 mile fenced.
- Over 28,000 acres of bottomland hardwood trees have been planted, totaling over 8 million trees.
- 2 educational and 2 recreational facilities are using restored wildlife habitat as an outdoor classroom.