Protecting Arkansas for Future Generations
The Nature Conservancy’s Arkansas chapter began in 1982 and, since then, we’ve worked with many partners to conserve over 300,000 acres of forests, woodlands, prairies, caves, and dozens of river miles. From using prescribed fire to restore woodlands, to diving deep into the underground wilderness of Arkansas’ caves, we’re conserving The Nature State for nature and people to use and enjoy.
The Nature Conservancy and the Buffalo River Foundation are working together to keep Smith Creek Healthy.
Whether you can spare an hour or a weekend, there's a place for you to explore nature in Arkansas.
Flowing through the heart of downtown Clinton, the Little Red River's Archey Fork is a natural spot for young and old to fish, splash and explore.
Introducing Arkansas' newest preserve -- Ranch North Woods! An oasis in the heart of the west Little Rock this preserve is just minutes from downtown.
The story of conservation in the lower Cache River is one of ecological setbacks, protection victories and painstaking restoration. Watch this video about the battle to save the Cache years ago and the restoration efforts underway today.
Watch this video to learn about fire expert McRee Anderson and his travels from Arkansas to Africa, learning and teaching about controlled burns.