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Partnership promotes quail at Petit Jean

March 18, 2020

DANVILLE — The Yell County Wildlife Federation, Arkansas Tech University Fisheries and Wildlife Society and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission recently combined efforts to pave the way for better habitat on Petit Jean River Wildlife Management Area in Yell County. The team gathered for a day of work Feb. 22, removing undesirable trees on both openlands and forested areas to aid in habitat management on the area.

March Commission meeting canceled because of virus concerns

March 13, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Because of concerns caused by the spread of the coronavirus, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s monthly meeting, scheduled for March 19 in Hope, has been canceled. The March 18 open forum public meeting, also scheduled for Hope, has been canceled as well.

AGFC Spring River workshop canceled

March 12, 2020

MAMMOTH SPRING — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has canceled its upcoming public workshop at the Mammoth Spring School Complex on March 21 concerning the new trout management plan for the Spring River.

Friends of Fourche Creek hosts cleanup

March 11, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – The Friends of Fourche Creek will host their annual cleanup from 9 a.m. until noon March 14.

Second public workshop for Spring River trout plan March 21

March 11, 2020

MAMMOTH SPRING — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a second public workshop at the Mammoth Spring School Complex from 10 a.m. until noon Dec. 21 to talk about a new trout management plan specific to the Spring River. The Complex is at 410 Goldsmith Ave. in Mammoth Spring.

South Arkansas lakes lead pack in latest bass tournament report

March 11, 2020

LITTLE ROCK - If you’re looking for big bass and plenty of good angling action, look to South Arkansas. According to the recently released 2019 Arkansas Tournament Information Program Annual Report, south Arkansas lakes such as Lake Columbia, Lake Erling and Millwood Lake had the best overall rankings among Arkansas bass tournament results last year.

Hill Farm Elementary harvests fourth consecutive ANASP crown

March 11, 2020

HOT SPRINGS – For the fourth year, Hill Farm Elementary School in Bryant will be sending several youngsters to Louisville, Kentucky, for the National Archery in the Schools Program Eastern National tournament.