Conservation Partners 

Partner:Arkansas Black Bass Coalition (ABBC)
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The Arkansas Black Bass Coalition is a non-profit organization established in 2003. The purpose and scope of the organization, better known as the ABBC, is to promote better fisheries for native species of fish across the state emphasizing clean water, enhanced habitat and advanced conservation methods.

Partner:Arkansas Forestry Commission
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Serving Arkansas since 1931.

Partner:Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry
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Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry is a highly successful program that has provided approximately one million meals to the state’s most needy citizens.  Hunters can donate one deer or a portion of a deer from this season and help Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry so that the state’s less fortunate can have healthy meals.  

Partner:Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
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The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission focuses on science-based conservation to protect our state’s biodiversity. As the central repository for data on Arkansas’s rare species and natural communities, they work to provide up-to-date information for sound and timely conservation decisions.

Partner:Arkansas Striper Assocation
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The Arkansas Striper Association exists to promote striper fishing and improve the striped bass fishery on Beaver Lake and statewide throughout Arkansas. Another focal point for the ASA is to educate the public about Striper fishing, the fishery and conservation of the species.

Partner:Arkansas Trappers Association
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The Arkansas Trappers Association is made up of dedicated men and women who promote wildlife management through regulated trapping.

Partner:Arkansas Wildlife Federation
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The Arkansas Wildlife Federation has been a leading voice in helping to conserve and protect the wildlife, waters, and wild lands of Arkansas since 1936.

Partner:Black Bear Conservation Committee
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The mission of the Black Bear Conservation Committee is to promote the restoration of the Louisiana black bear in its historic range, through education, research, and habitat management.

Partner:Coast Guard Auxiliary
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Volunteer members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary assist the Commission by teaching boating safety classes, conducting free boat safety inspections, and conducting regular patrols on federal waters in the state of Arkansas during which they help boaters in distress and participate in Coast Guard environmental protection programs such as pollution event investigations.

Partner:Delta Waterfowl
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Delta Waterfowl provides knowledge, leaders and science-based solutions that efficiently conserve waterfowl and secure the future for waterfowl hunting.

Partner:Ducks Unlimited
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The official national website of Ducks Unlimited. Ducks Unlimited is the global leader in wetlands conservation.

Partner:Flyways.us | Waterfowl Management
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A collaborative effort of waterfowl managers across the continent 

Partner:Illinois River Watershed Partnership
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The Illinois River Watershed Partnership works to improve the integrity of the Illinois River through public education and community outreach, water quality monitoring, and the implementation of conservation and restoration practices throughout the watershed.

Partner:Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee (LMRCC)
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The LMRCC is a coalition of 12 state natural resource conservation and environmental quality agencies in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. It provides the only regional forum dedicated to conserving the natural resources of the Mississippi’s floodplain and focuses on habitat restoration, long-term conservation planning and nature-based economic development. LMRCC staff work out of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Lower Mississippi River Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Partner:Multi-Agency Wetland Planning Team
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Arkansas’s Multi-Agency Wetland Planning Team (MAWPT) consists of representatives from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Arkansas Forestry Commission, and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. The MAWPT was formed, at the request of the Governor’s Office, to focus limited agency resources on state wetland conservation planning efforts.

Partner:National Wild Turkey Federation
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The NWTF is a grassroots, nonprofit organization with 584,000 members in 50 states, Canada, Mexico and 14 other foreign countries. It supports scientific wildlife management on public, private and corporate lands as well as wild turkey hunting as a traditional North American sport.

Partner:Quail Unlimited
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Quail Unlimited® is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to the wise use and management of America's wild quail, doves, upland game birds and other forms of wildlife.

Partner:State of the Birds
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Audubon’s State of the Birds program provides a picture of how the continental U.S.’ birds – both common and rare - are faring. Their efforts explore and analyze population data from our Christmas Bird Count – the longest running wildlife census in the world - to highlight population declines and explore the threats behind them.

Partner:The Nature Conservancy
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The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

Partner:Trout Unlimited
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Trout Unlimited's mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.

Partner:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a bureau within the Department of the Interior. Their mission is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Partner:U.S. Forest Service
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The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres.