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March 8, 2017 Arkansas Outdoors Weekly Newsletter


Valley View girl, Acorn boy take top honors at Archery State Championship

HOT SPRINGS – By scant millimeters, Addison Roberts from Valley View in the girls division and Chantry Blake from Acorn (Polk County) in the boys division won first-place scholarships Saturday in the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program state tournament at Bank of the Ozarks Arena.

AGFC asking anglers for feedback

LITTLE ROCK – Ask some anglers about their latest trip and you may hear stories offish so large even the photos weighed five pounds, but the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is asking for some honest feedback in a new survey being mailed next week. The survey will help identify trends in angling and areas where there source can be managed more effectively for the benefit of all Arkansans.

Catfish stockings cranking up in time for spring break

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program will be in full swing during the week of March 13, delivering catfish to many central Arkansas program ponds for families to enjoy during spring break. 

Outdoor education featured on AGFC YouTube channel

LITTLE ROCK – The most important part of any outdoor tradition is passing it along to the next generation, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is hard at work trying to pass that baton on to Arkansas’s youth.

Hot Spring County officer named Wildlife Officer of the Year

MALVERN– Shikar-Safari Club International recently recognized Wildlife Officer First Class Steve Paul as the 2016 Wildlife Officer of the Year for the state of Arkansas.

NRCS Announces Free Conservation Planning Pilot in Six North Arkansas Counties

LITTLE ROCK - Landowners in Baxter, Fulton, Izard, Marion, Searcy and Stone counties can request a free conservation plan through a pilot program offered by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. 



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