Arkansas’ Federally Endangered, Threatened, and Candidate Species

  • Gray Bat
  • Indiana Bat
  • Ozark Big-eared Bat
  • Florida Panther
  • Whooping Crane
  • Interior Least Tern
  • Piping Plover
  • Sprague's Pipit
  • Red cockaded Woodpecker
  • Ivory-billed Woodpecker
  • Ozark Cavefish
  • Leopard Darter
  • Arkansas River Shiner
  • Pallid Sturgeon
  • Yellowcheek Darter
  • Arkansas Darter
Freshwater Mussels
  • Turgid Blossum
  • Louisiana Pearlshell
  • Arkansas Fatmucket
  • Winged Mapleleaf
  • Pink Mucket
  • Scaleshale
  • Curtis Pearlymussel
  • Fat Pocketbook
  • Ouachita Rock Pocketbook
  • Speckled Pocketbook
  • Fanshell
  • Neosho Mucket
  • Spectaclecase
  • Rabbitsfoot
  • American Alligator
  • Ozark Hellbender
Terrestrial Snails
  • Magazine Mountain Shagreen
  • Benton Cave Crayfish
  • Hell Creek Crayfish
  • American Burying Beetle
  • Missouri Bladderpod
  • Running Buffalo Clover
  • Harperella
  • Pondberry
  • Geocarpon minimum

ES Day 2013!5th Annual Arkansas Endangered Species Day Art Contest


The 5th Annual Endangered Species Art was a success!  We want to thank all of the students that participated in the contest.  We had 380 entries from 23 schools and 2 home schools.  Over 39 threatened, endangered, and candidate Arkansas species were represented this year.

Our panel of judges included a wealth of knowledge and experience. Judges included Allison Fowler the Wildlife Diversity Program Coordinator for the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, Ruth Berryhill, Public Information Specialist, Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, and Erin Knoll an endangered species biologist for the USFWS Arkansas Ecological Services Field Office.

Please click on the links below to see the winning entries.

Kindergarden - 2nd Grade

3rd - 6th Grade

7th - 9th Grade

10th - 12th Grade

Overall Winner - Rachel P. - Mount St. Mary's Academy

Arkansas Field Office
110 S. Amity Road
Suite 300
Conway, AR 72032

501/513 4470 (v)
501/513 4480 (f)

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