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Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Records

Identifier: MC 2207

Content Description

The collection includes site reports, management plans, annual reports, brochures, publications, and other materials produced by or related to the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and its management of Arkansas natural areas and natural resources.


  • 1979-1995


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Conditions Governing Use

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical / Historical

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) was established in 1973 as the Arkansas Environmental Preservation Commission, with the mission of preserving Arkansas' natural diversity. Its name changed in 1975, when the organization moved under the umbrella of the Department of Arkansas Heritage. The Commission manages the Arkansas System of Natural Areas, maintains the Arkansas Natural Heritage Inventory, and engages in other activities to collect and share information related to the state's natural resources and conservation issues.


1 Linear Feet (1 box)


Materials are arranged by format and by topic.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Records were donated to Special Collections by Ellen Compton of Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 14, 2017. Compton served on the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission from 1979-1996.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed November 2021.



Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Records
Katrina Windon
November 2021
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444