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Get HIP and be on the lookout for banded doves Sept. 1

Aug. 29, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - With the dove season opener this Saturday, hunters are reminded to check their licenses to ensure they’ve registered for the Harvest Information Program. They should also be on the lookout for doves sporting a leg band.

 

AGFC offers more than $768,000 in wildlife fines for education grants

Aug. 27, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – More than $768,000 collected from wildlife fines is available for Arkansas educators to apply for grants through the AGFC’s Conservation Education Grants Program by Oct. 4, 2018. 

Many CWD testing options available for 2018-19 deer season

Aug. 22, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has activated many options for hunters to test their harvested deer for chronic wasting disease for the upcoming hunting season. All methods to test deer for CWD in Arkansas are voluntary and most are free of charge to the hunter. 
 

AGFC accepting applications for wildlife officers

Aug. 22, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Looking for the opportunity to work in specialized fields of law enforcement and have the outdoors as your office? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission could be just the place for you.
 

AGFC proposes changes to non-resident waterfowl hunting on public land

Aug. 16, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission proposed an amendment to waterfowl hunting regulations today to specify when non-residents can hunt waterfowl on wildlife management areas to specific blocks of dates.

Timber harvest adds food, habitat for wildlife

Aug. 15, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Cutting a tree, let alone an oak, seems like a sin to many hunters. These beneficial trees produce the acorns that are seen as the lifeblood of hunting season. Many a hunter has placed their deer stand based on the availability of a hot section of forest where the acorns are dropping, and more than one hunter has called foul when they see small sections of their favorite duck woods suddenly logged and resulting brushy areas beginning to grow.  
 

Bear hunting seminar slated for Fort Smith nature center

Aug. 15, 2018

FORT SMITH - Myron Means, large carnivore program coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will host a seminar dedicated to hunting black bears at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday Aug. 30.