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Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Jan. 24, 2018

Along with ducks, the season on white-fronted geese, or specklebellies, will end on Sunday. Significant numbers of specklebellies have been seen throughout the Grand Prairie of Arkansas in recent weeks, along with other geese.

$2 million Federal grant for Jonesboro range project approved

Jan. 24, 2018

JONESBORO – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has secured a $2 million grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be used in the construction of a new shooting sports complex for northeast Arkansas. 

Applications for 2018 summer internships available

Jan. 24, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is accepting applications for summer internships until Feb. 28, 2018. These internships, funded by sales of the AGFC’s Conservation License Plates, let students gain hands-on training and experience needed to compete for a future career in conservation. 

Bobwhite restoration workshop for landowners Feb. 8

Jan. 24, 2018

ARKADELPHIA – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Clark County Conservation District and Quail Forever invite all landowners with an interest in restoring northern bobwhite habitat on their property to a special dinner and workshop to learn more about how they can benefit quail in The Natural State. The workshop will be in the Alcoa Room of the Henderson State University Community Education Center, Feb. 8 beginning at 6 p.m.

Big Buck Classic celebrates 2017-18 deer hunting season

Jan. 24, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Big Buck Classic returns to the Arkansas State Fairgrounds for its 28th year this Jan. 26-28.

NRCS announces incentive program for feral swine management

Jan. 24, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist Mike Sullivan has announced producers in 10 Arkansas counties can sign up for a feral swine management program for funding consideration through Feb. 23, 2018.

Commission allows carry of handguns for personal protection on WMAs

Jan. 18, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved a regulation change today which will allow people to openly carry a handgun for personal protection while on any wildlife management area or Commission-controlled property or lake.