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Northwest Arkansas nature center construction underway

Dec. 5, 2018

SPRINGDALE — Construction of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s latest nature center will begin next week. Contracts were signed last week with Branco Enterprises of Neosho, Mo., to begin construction of the center located in Springdale.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Nov. 28, 2018

The two youth waterfowl hunts during the 2018-19 season, including the first on Saturday, Dec. 1, offers a perfect time for a mentor to teach a youth how to enjoy time in the woods.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Nov. 28, 2018

An angler from Florida enjoy taking this striped bass in Norfork Lake recently. Photo provided by Lou Gabric, Hummingbird Hideaway Resort.

First youth waterfowl hunt of Arkansas’s 2018-19 season Saturday

Nov. 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The ducks have a brief rest between the segments of duck hunting season, but on Saturday, the first of two youth waterfowl hunts will have hunters back in the woods in search of Arkansas’s premiere game species. 

Major fish habitat projects continue for large north Arkansas lakes

Nov. 28, 2018

MOUNTAIN HOME - Frigid temperatures and shorter days may have many people’s eyes focused on the deer stand or duck blind, but Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists and staff have been fighting frozen noses and numb fingers for the last week adding massive amounts of natural cover to Norfork Lake.

Give the gift of conservation this Christmas

Nov. 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are all behind us, but that doesn’t mean the opportunity to grab some gifts for your holiday shopping. A gift certificate for an Arkansas hunting or fishing license is the best gifts for that hard-to-buy outdoors enthusiast on your list, and you’ll be contributing to the state’s wildlife resources at the same time.

Mushroom enthusiasts to host renowned photographer

Nov. 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Photographer and adventurer Taylor Lockwood comes to Little Rock on what he is billing as his “final tour’ on Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. with a show covering highlights of his 34-year career photographing some of the most beautiful and elusive mushrooms in the world.  The event takes place at Unitarian Universalist Church of Little Rock at 1818 Reservoir Road.