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Sky of the Month: Stargazing in July

Shot of the Milky Way by Tony Milligan at the Tyler Bend Campground Pavilion on the Buffalo River. This location is now within the International Dark Sky Park.  by Dustin Jayroe Stargazing can be an incredibly humbling experience. Simply looking at the sky on any given night allows one to not only marvel at the…

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Bucket List: Summer Travel

Summer is here and families across Arkansas are eagerly looking for options for close-to-home getaways. The good news is the Natural State has dozens and dozens of wonderful options for fun. Get out, explore and make unforgettable memories. We suggest these top-tier destinations that are just a hop, skip and a jump away. Mountain View…

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The Top Trout Fishing Spots in Arkansas

Thinking about going fishing in Arkansas? Arkansas is a beautiful part of the world. To add to that, there are a large number of fishing opportunities within the state. Trout aren’t native to Arkansas, but since their release in 1960, the population has exploded. In this article, we teamed up with the people at Fly…

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Day Tripping

by Kevin Shalin Time to jump in the car for a quick food trip to one of these Arkansas towns. While the summer is a fun and exciting time, there is no denying that boredom can strike at any moment. Fortunately for us, Little Rock is surrounded by some great towns–all within an hour’s drive–that…

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Fly Like A Hummingbird

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission’s Potlatch Conservation Education Center by Heather Baker Nestled in between Stuttgart and Marianna is the tiny community of Casscoe, deep on the eastern edge of Arkansas. The White River is not the only thing flowing through this hidden refuge – hummingbirds are in abundance, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission…

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Scratching and Clawing

The Little Rock Zoo is facing funding cuts that could see it close two days a week, but Director Susan Altrui says more investment will lead to a better experience and improved financial returns for the zoo and, ultimately, the city.  by Chris Price The roar from the tigers’ exhibit will be a whisper compared…

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Summer at Crystal Bridges: Art, Nature, Color & More

Summer at Crystal Bridges: Art, Nature, Color & More This summer, Crystal Bridges invites you to explore indoor and outdoor exhibitions, art, sculpture, concerts, and more that will engage all your senses and inspire you to explore the natural world. Discover two special exhibitions Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment: Similar to the mission of…