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Arkansas Environmental Education Resource Directory
AEEA has compiled a catalog of environmental learning opportunities in Arkansas. Included are a variety of education options for students, professional development for adults, volunteer opportunities, grants, and community programs. This list is a work in progress. Please submit your information via this Google Form if you would like to be included.
The Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature center is one of 5 nature centers scattered throughout Arkansas. The 17,033-square-foot, three-story facility opened August 25, 2004 as the second nature center built by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. It features a three-story education, exhibit and meeting facility on 160 acres. The center adjoins the southern boundary of Craighead Forest Park and includes a 5.5-acre prairie, 2.5-acre pond and approximately 100 acres of woodlands
600 East Lawson Road
Jonesboro, AR 72402
Contact: Shaun Merrell | email@example.com
We are one of four Conservation Education Centers operated by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. We serve as an extension to area classrooms as well as helping visitors make emotional, physical, and intellectual connections to the outdoors.
851 Conservation Lane
P.O. Box 489, Yellville, AR 72687
Contact: Ken Forman | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Nature Center is an outlet the Education Division uses for hands-on experience and education. Each center focuses on the natural elements and ecosystems found in its region of the state. Nature Centers are part classroom, part museum and part playground, the centers help people of all ages better understand their natural surroundings.
1400 Black Dog Rd
Pine Bluff, AR 72065
Contact: Jason Hooks | email@example.com
The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center is surrounded by 170 acres of oak and hickory trees which are home to a series of trails and 12-acre Wells Lake. The lake is a popular fishing destination, and is heavily utilized for public and school educational and recreational programs. Inside exhibits focus on the Ozark and Ouachita mountains with the Arkansas River between, and includes live reptiles and fish in the displays.
8000 Wells Lake Road
Fort Smith, AR 72916
Contact: Kelly Mulvihill | firstname.lastname@example.org
Programing will vary seasonally and it is best to check our website and Facebook pages for current offerings.
3400 N 40th Street
Springdale, Arkansas 72762
Contact: Steve Dunlap | email@example.com
Today, an elk herd of about 600 animals makes its home along the Buffalo National River. To learn more about this animals’ recovery, biology and history, check out the Elk Education Center in Ponca. You and your students will find exhibits and meeting space to assist you as you delve into the world of Arkansas elk as well as the other flora and fauna of the Ozark Mountains. Stop by for the latest sightings and area information, or just to relax and enjoy the exhibits and activities for all ages.
4642 AR 43 HWY
Ponca, AR 72670
Contact: Lauren Cannon | firstname.lastname@example.org
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, a state agency charged with caring for the natural resources of the state by using conservation education and management of the natural resources found in Arkansas.
625 Cook’s Lake Road
Casscoe, AR 72026
Contact: Tana Beasley or Wil Hafner | email@example.com
Arkansas Game & Fish Project WILD Program
890 Heritage Drive
Conway, AR 72034
Contact: Sheila Connerly | firstname.lastname@example.org
Stream Team works with citizen scientists, land stewards, and educators to promote protection water quality, aquatic ecology, and the conservation of aquatic resources.
201 East 5th Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Contact: Tim Burnley | email@example.com
The center focuses on the wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities that our state’s fish and wildlife resources provide. Exhibits highlight the role of fish and wildlife management and many of the projects conducted throughout the history of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The location along the Arkansas River allows many watchable wildlife activities within an urban area.
602 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201
Contact: Terry Jones | firstname.lastname@example.org
The AR Native Plant Society promotes 1) the preservation, conservation, study, and enjoyment of the native plants of Arkansas, 2) the education of the public regarding the value of native plants and their habitats, and 3) the publication of related information.
Contact: Eric Fuselier | email@example.com
AR Affiliate of the International Dark-Sky Association and environmental organization focused on the nocturnal environment. Activities include online courses and collaborating with others in public star parties.
822 Beechwood Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
Contact: Bruce McMath | firstname.lastname@example.org