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Graduating wildlife officers receive words of wisdom

July 22, 2019

CONWAY — Ten cadets became Arkansas wildlife officers during graduation July 19 at Antioch Baptist Church in Conway. They completed 18 weeks of instruction at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s H.C. “Red” Morris Enforcement Training Center at Mayflower.
 

Spice up your cookout with Buffalo catfish

June 12, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Is anything more popular at a tailgate or holiday party than Buffalo chicken wings? We’ve taken the Buffalo chicken wing craze and crossed it with fried catfish, another Southern staple, and thrown in a little Cajun spice for good measure.

Rattlesnake Ridge becomes 73rd natural area

May 23, 2018

ROLAND - Visitors to Pinnacle Mountain State Park probably have noticed Rattlesnake Ridge, which divides the Maumelle River and Little Maumelle River watersheds. As the state’s 73rd natural area, dedicated May 2, its 373 acres will provide a playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

Biologists split hairs over bears

April 11, 2018

HOT SPRINGS - This summer, researchers from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the University of Arkansas at Monticello will attempt to determine whether bear zone 4, in the Gulf Coastal Plain of southern Arkansas, will join the state’s four bear zones open for hunting.

World Champion Squirrel Cook Off, Sept. 16

Aug. 30, 2017

Bentonville’s annual World Champion Squirrel Cook Off draws press from across the country but it’s no gimmick. Gumbo, tamales, pizza, sushi, empanadas, tacos, burgers and other delicious dishes get the “limb chicken” treatment.