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Public invited to hear newly proposed captive wildlife regulations

Jan. 30, 2019

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a public meeting to present an update on proposed regulation changes concerning importing, breeding, selling and keeping of captive wildlife species and educational animals in the state. The meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7 in the AGFC auditorium at 2 Natural Resources Drive in Little Rock.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Jan. 23, 2019

A redhead and canvassbacks are caught in flight through the Arkansas timber.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Jan. 23, 2019

Austin Kennedy, a guide on the tailwater of Beaver Lake dam, caught this rainbow trout earlier this week. Most of the dams in north Arkansas are generating, having to move lots of water off their lakes.

Invasive aquatic plant found at Lake Erling

Jan. 23, 2019

BRADLEY — Biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission have confirmed the presence of Giant Salvinia in a small portion of Lake Erling in Lafayette County. This is the second occurrence of the invasive plant in Arkansas, with the first being in Smith Park Lake in Miller County in 2017.

Keep feeders clean to reduce chance of disease in backyard birds

Jan. 23, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Birdwatchers may notice an increase in the amount of finches visiting their feeders this winter, and with that comes the possibility of a certain bacterial infection that can affect the birds’ eyes.

Squirrels still available for Arkansas hunters

Jan. 23, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – What is a hunter to do? January is running out. Deer hunting is over except for a handful of bow hunters. Diehard waterfowlers are in the last throes of a tough duck season. Turkey season is months away.

Commission hears amended captive wildlife regulations

Jan. 17, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first official reading of amended regulations concerning importing, breeding and selling of captive wildlife species and educational animals in the state at today’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting.