|Woolsey Wet Prairie an Overview
Woolsey Wet Prairie History and Current Restoration Efforts
Woolsey Wet Prairie 6-Years of Monitoring Reports
Rare Plant Species
eBird Detailed Yearly Reports 2006-2013
Articles about Woolsey Wet Prairie
Woolsey As Built Drawing
Michael Mlodinow Bird Summary
IBA Nomination Form
|The Woolsey Wet Prairie Sanctuary was established by
the City of Fayetteville as a part of wetland compensatory
mitigation requirements under Section 404 Permit 14207
issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock
District. The 46-acre mitigation site was constructed to
offset the permanent alteration of 9.88 acres of wetlands
from construction of the City’s Wastewater Systems
|ECO, Inc. makes observations of soils, hydrology, and vegetation twice annually at 47 monitoring
stations at the mitigation site. Monitoring events are conducted early in the growing season and
late in the growing season. Photographs are taken during each monitoring event. The Woolsey
Wet Prairie Plot Progression pdf file shows a progression of changes from 2006 through 2011 at
selected monitoring stations.
Woolsey Wet Prairie Plot Progression
|City of Fayetteville
Arkansas Wildlife Federation
2009 Corporate Conservationist of the Year
|OMI, the company contracted by the City of Fayetteville to operate wastewater
facilities, applied to the National Wildlife Federation to get special recognition for
Woolsey Wet Prairie. On March 9, 2011, the National Wildlife Federation certified
the Woolsey Wet Prairie as a National Wildlife Habitat.
As of July 10, 2013 Woolsey Wet Prairie has been Successfully Nominated as
Arkansas's 32nd IBA!!!!!
What qualifies an area to be an IBA???
Arkansas Audubon IBA Website