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WRICE program fields still offering benefits for waterfowl, birdwatchers and wildlife viewers

Feb. 17, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — There’s still time to enjoy one of the many private-land locations reserved throughout the state through the  Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Wildlife Management Division’s Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement Program, you’ll just need to switch from the shotgun to binoculars, spotting scope and camera. Until February 28, people interested in viewing wildlife on any of the WRICE program locations may do so without any special permits or permissions.

AGFC adds two recruits to K-9 program

Feb. 10, 2021

MAYFLOWER — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Enforcement Training Center sees new recruits every year, but this year’s class will include two “cadets” who see things from a four-legged perspective. The AGFC’s popular K-9 program is currently training two new dogs to help with enforcement efforts.

Arkansas elk harvest stable, sustainable

Feb. 10, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters harvested 47 elk during the 2020 Arkansas elk hunting season, a mirror image of the previous year’s total, according to Wes Wright, elk program coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Put a twist in your fishing routine

Feb. 10, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The twister tail or curly-tailed grub is one of the most basic, but effective lures in the multi-species angler’s tacklebox. 

Engage with the AGFC through online Monarch webinar

Feb. 10, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center will host a virtual webinar for anyone interested in learning more about the Monarch butterfly and its amazing migration throughout North America. The webinar will be held on the Zoom meeting platform at 6 p.m. Feb. 22. People who are interested in attending the virtual workshop can click here to register. 

Wind damage to hardwoods in Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita WMA amplified by ‘wet feet’

Feb. 3, 2021

HUTTIG — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Wildlife Management Division staff have been busy clearing and picking up the pieces of last year’s hurricane season and will be working well into the future thanks to the combined effects of straight-line winds and years of overbank flooding at Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita Wildlife Management Area on the Arkansas-Louisiana state line.

Wild Science seminars offer updates on current AGFC-sponsored research

Feb. 3, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is hosting a monthly presentation on some of the latest conservation research with which it is involved titled, “Wild Science” for biologists, educators and the general public to enjoy.