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August 15, 2012 Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter

AGFC and Corps enter into agreement on Nimrod Lloyd Millwood WMA
PLAINVIEW – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have entered into an agreement for the Nimrod Lloyd Millwood Wildlife Management Area in Yell County. The agreement calls for all Corps-managed lands around Nimrod Lake and the Fourche La Fave River above the lake to be included into the WMA system.

Special Canada goose hunting season opens on Sept. 1
LITTLE ROCK – It is difficult to think of September as waterfowl hunting time, but it’s a reality. With the statewide early Canada goose season and the teal season, most of September offers opportunities for waterfowl enthusiasts to do some hunting. The Canada goose hunt is Sept. 1-15. Teal season dates are Sept. 8-23.

Duck Duck Hunt event supports Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry
LITTLE ROCK – If you enjoy the outdoors, we have a good deal for you – and you can do a good deal for Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry.

AGFC stocks more than 590,000 fish in Arkansas during July
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 590,000 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during July, according to Mark Oliver, chief of the Fisheries Division. The total stocking of fish weighed more than 123,500 pounds.

Brown booby of the tropics sets up home on Lake Norrell
FERNDALE – Not since the ivory-billed woodpecker of 2004 has a bird generated such excitement in Arkansas as the interestingly named brown booby.
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