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The Arkansas Ecological Services Field Office is involved in a variety of outreach opportunities. The Arkansas Field Office staff is available to provide endangered species or conservation programs to school, community, or scout groups as resources and staffing permit.  The opportunity to interact with the future of conservation is always welcome!

We also have a birding unit resource with classroom binoculars, field guides, and cameras available for check out and environmental education books that we would be glad to loan. Please contact us with your educational needs.

Upcoming Events:

Annual Grotto Springs education event: Saturday, April 23, 2016 near Timbo, AR

2016 Agenda

Waterfall Hike
Falconry demonstration by Heath Garner

Occuring in early April, our overnight event provides an informal camping atmosphere in which participants learn about the karst landscape through guided hikes to caves and waterfalls on the property. Participants also get a chance to learn more about bats, migratory birds, reptiles and amphibians, and aquatic species through fun, hands on activities.

Please contact Tommy Inebnit for more information;
RSVP by April 15th.

Seining for aquatics

 

Recurring Events:

Endangered Species Art Contest: Every year, the USFWS, ANHC, and AGFC sponser a Arkansas Endangered Species Art Contest for students K-12. Deadline is the first weekend in April.

Lake Dardanelle Resource Rendezvous: First weekend in May Resource Rendezvous

Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville, AR hosts an annual Resource Rendezvous, which hosts groups and events to teach both children and adults about natural resources. In the past, this event has included school field days, a fishing derby, and a bike rally, along with demonstrations and talks by natural resource groups on everything from pollinators to keelboats.

 

 

 

Conway EcoFest: Early April

 

Cave Cleanups

Wonder Cave clean-upCave

 

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

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

Last Updated: February 25, 2016

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