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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.

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center

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. 

Project Website:

https://www.agfc.com/en/explore-outdoors/nature-and-education-centers/wsjcanc/

602 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 907-0636
Contact: Terry Jones | terry.jones@agfc.ar.gov


Arkansas Monarch Conservation Partnership

 

The Arkansas Monarch Conservation Partnership (AMCP) is a collaborative of over 30 partners who are working together toward the strategic goals in the Arkansas Monarch and Pollinator Conservation Plan. Since forming in 2015, the AMCP has various subcommittees that help implement actions to reach our goals and objectives. The Outreach and Education subcommittee and our Coordinator often give presentations and provide resources to environmental educators to create native habitat and learn about monarch and native bee biology.

Project Website:
www.arkansasmonarchs.org/

Contact: Leslie Cooper | lcooper@quailforever.org


Arkansas Native Plant Society

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.

Project Website:

http://www.anps.org


(479) 878-2451
Contact: Eric Fuselier | eric.fuselier@craftontull.com


Arkansas Natural Sky Association

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.

Project Website:

http://www.darkskyarkansas.org

822 Beechwood Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 681-5403
Contact: Bruce McMath | info@darkskyarkansas.com


Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas State Parks enhance the quality of life through exceptional outdoor experiences, connections to Arkansas heritage, and sound resource management. The well-trained staff of your 52 state parks is here to help you explore a wide array of flora and fauna, much of it visible from iconic hiking, kayaking, and cycling trails. You’ll Love It Here!

Project Website:

http://arkansasstateparks.com

1 Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-2187
Contact: Robin Gabe | robin.gabe@arkansas.gov


Arkansas STEM Learning Ecosystem

The mission of the Arkansas STEM Ecosystem is to cultivate innovative opportunities for educators, students, communities, businesses and industry to build a competitive Arkansas workforce and economy.

Project Website:

Arkansasstemcoalition.com

P.O. Box 3142
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 425-9995
Contact: Stephanie Paxton | Ecosystem@arkansasstemcoalition.com


Audubon Arkansas/Little Rock Audubon Center

 

Audubon Arkansas is a state office of the National Audubon Society and is located at the Little Rock Audubon Center (LRAC). The LRAC sits on ~500 acres with over four miles of trails, and is an environmental education field-trip site.

Project Website:
ar.audubon.org

4500 Springer Blvd.
Little Rock, AR 72206
501-244-2229
Contact: Uta Meyer | uta.meyer@audubon.org


Beaver Water District

Beaver Water District is the principal provider of clean, safe drinking water to its four Customer Cities (Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale) Water Departments for distribution to respective city residents and surrounding communities. The District actively engages with people and organizations to promote an understanding of the TRUE VALUE OF WATER, of what is needed to PROTECT and PRESERVE OUR WATER SOURCE, and the IMPORTANCE OF WATER TO OUR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and QUALITY OF LIFE.

Project Website:

http://bwdh2o.org

301 N Primrose Road
Lowell, AR 72745
(479) 756-3651
Contact: Dot and Amber | education@bwdh2o.org


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