Places We Protect

The Nature Conservancy has worked with many partners to conserve more than 300,000 acres of critical natural lands in Arkansas for people to use and enjoy.

Arkansas contains extraordinary, diverse natural lands — hardwood forests, native prairies, ancient wetlands, pristine streams, mountain ranges. The Conservancy has priority programs that focus on each of the state's ecosystems in each of the state's eco-regions.

Priority Programs
Big Woods: Ecological Significance and Threats
Blacklands Program
Cache River
Conservation Forestry Program
Interior Highlands/Fire Restoration Program
Ozark Highlands Karst Program
Ozark Rivers Program
Ouachita Rivers Program
The Conservancy's Work in the Big Woods

Arkansas Preserves
Baker Prairie
Bauxite Natural Areas
Bear Hollow Cave
Benson Creek
Burke Crowley's Ridge Preserve
Columbus Prairie
Kingsland Prairie
Kings River Preserve
Lorance Creek
Lyon Big Piney Creek Preserve
Miller County Sandhills
Mulberry River Preserve
Presson-Oglesby Preserve
Ouachita River Nature Preserve
Ranch North Woods Preserve
Rob and Melani Walton Preserve
Simpson Preserve at Trap Mountain
Smith Creek Preserve
Strawberry River Preserve and Demonstration Ranch
Terre Noire


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