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May 4, 2011 Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter


Lake Conway, WMAs struck by floodwaters
LITTLE ROCK – Heavy rain has swelled Lake Conway in Faulkner County to a historically high level, and access to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management areas has been compromised because of flooding.

15 cadets complete wildlife officer training
MAYFLOWER – Fifteen cadets have completed more than 700 hours of intensive training to become wildlife officers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Biologists use Lake Greenlee for alligator gar research
BRINKLEY – Arkansas’s alligator gar are the source of fishing legends, even scary tales to tell around a campfire.

State high school fishing tournament moves to Lake Maumelle
NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Because of inclement weather and unsafe water conditions on the Arkansas River, the Student Angler Federation Arkansas State High School Bass Fishing Championship has been moved. The tournament will be at Jolly Roger’s Marina, 11800 Maumelle Harbour Road, on Lake Maumelle.

Ouachita National Forest motorized route maps available May 9
HOT SPRINGS – Maps that reveal newly designated motorized vehicle routes on the Ouachita National Forest will be available May 9. ONF Supervisor Norm Wagoner says the maps are part of the forest’s Travel Management Project.

Burns Park Arkansas Trails Day events canceled
LITTLE ROCK – According to Bert Turner, chairman of the Arkansas Trails Council, the Arkansas Trails Day celebration scheduled for Saturday, May 7, at Burns Park in North Little Rock is canceled.

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