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Number of Rare Arkansas Darters on Rise at Wilson Springs Preserve

Dustin Lynch, Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
An Arkansas Darter temporarily contained at Wilson Springs Preserve in 2018, for measurement.

The number of critically imperiled tiny fish, known as the Arkansas Darter, is increasing at Wilson Springs Preserve in Fayetteville, a 121-acre wet prairie recently restored by Northwest Arkansas Land Trust, which opened to the public last September.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
Kyle Kellams is KUAF's news director and host of Ozarks at Large.
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