In working with key partners, the Northwest Arkansas Land Trust identifies priority landscapes in which to focus our conservation efforts. These areas are not the only landscapes important for protection, nor are they the only areas in which the land trust works. They are, however, specific areas that were selected through a strategic conservation planning process based on several key factors, including:

  • Prioritized in the Northwest Arkansas Open Space Plan

  • Prioritized by local watershed protection partners

  • Identified as being critical for wildlife

  • Located in areas vulnerable to development pressure

  • Located in areas that provide opportunity for public access and outdoor recreation

  • Identified as important for safeguarding against negative impacts from changing climate conditions


The landscapes identified through the strategic planning process as priority conservation areas include:

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Fayetteville, AR 72701

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