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Join the Great Arkansas Cleanup Sept. 8

Sept. 5, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Each fall, Arkansas volunteers and organizers improve their communities by participating in the Great Arkansas Cleanup. Keep Arkansas Beautiful is encouraging Arkansans to organize their own community cleanup or participate in a cleanup of their choice.

Delta Rivers Nature Center temporarily closed

Aug. 29, 2018

PINE BLUFF - The main building of the Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center will be closed to the public beginning Sept. 4 to perform maintenance to the center’s displays and infrastructure. The closure is expected to last until Oct. 5. 

AGFC to hold public meeting on captive wildlife regulations revision process

Aug. 29, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a special public meeting for anyone interested in offering constructive input into the current revision process of its captive wildlife importation and breeding regulations pertaining to venomous species. The meeting will be held in the AGFC Little Rock Office Complex from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. 

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.


Horsehead Lake set for fall drawdown

Aug. 29, 2018

HARMONY - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will lower the water level of Horsehead Lake beginning Sept. 4. The drawdown will lower the lake’s water level by 3 to 5 feet and should last until mid-winter.

Biologists work against the clock, weather to prepare public dove fields

Aug. 29, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – With drying conditions after a mostly rainy August, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management area personnel have been able to prepare more fields for public dove hunting beginning Sept. 1.

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.