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Dr. Doyne and Nancy Williams Endowment funds ‘Champion’ scholarship

June 9, 2021

Dr. Doyne Williams (second from right) attended the AYSSP Senior State Championship on June 5 at the Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex and presented a "check" signifying the $2,500 in scholarship money that will go to De Queen's Konnor Shelton (center), the 2021 Champion of Champions winner. WIliams and his wife, Nancy, All-American trapshooters and avid supporters of youth shooting sports, endowned $100,000 to fund the scholarship. Also pictures are (from left) Chris Colclasure, AGFC deputy director; Deke Whitbeck, Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation president; Shelton, Williams; and Jimmy Self, the AGFC's coordinator of AYSSP. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Westside Seniors, Corning Juniors win shooting sports state titles

June 9, 2021

Program championship to the traditionally strong trap-shooting club in the northeast part of the state with a convincing win in last Saturday’s title match, outshooting rival and top-seed Harrisburg Team 2 by 10 clays at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation’s Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.

AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

March 5, 2021

You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet on the following dates and times to consider any business that may be brought before the Commission. Unless otherwise stated, meetings will be held at the AGFC offices, 2 Natural Resources Dr. in Little Rock.

Commission approves updated CWD management plan

Feb. 18, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved an update to the agency’s official Chronic Wasting Disease Management and Response Plan at today’s meeting. The meeting was condensed to a single day and conducted via teleconferencing software because of impassable roads throughout much of the state. A feed of the meeting is available on the AGFC’s YouTube page at

Ozark Highlands Nature Center opens in Northwest Arkansas

Dec. 10, 2020

SPRINGDALE – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unveiled its fifth and largest nature center to date in the heart of Northwest Arkansas in front of a small in-person gathering and for countless others attending via Facebook. The J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center stands as the crown jewel in the AGFC’s network of education facilities throughout the state, and will begin to welcome guests into its exhibit area beginning tomorrow morning by scheduled appointment.

Foundation cleaning up Cedar Mountain

Oct. 28, 2020

PARON — The Central Arkansas Chapter of the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation’s Arkansas Outdoor Society will host a special cleanup day from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Oct. 31 at the new Cedar Mountain Wildlife Management Area in Saline County. 

Gov. Hutchinson proclaims Sept. 26 National Hunting and Fishing Week in Arkansas

Sept. 17, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners watched a special video at their regularly scheduled meeting today from Gov. Asa Hutchinson, recognizing Sept. 26 as National Hunting and Fishing Day in Arkansas and proclaiming the week leading up to it as Arkansas Hunting and Fishing Week.