Commission denies petition to close turtle harvest
Oct. 18, 2018
LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted today to formally deny the petition of a complete closure on turtle harvest and heard the first reading of six new regulations changes aimed at managing the commercial harvest of turtles in the state.
Governor Hutchinson Appoints J.D. Neeley to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
July 2, 2018
LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson today appointed John David “J.D.” Neeley of Camden to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
AGFC approves purchase of 14 acres for future field office
March 28, 2018
MOUNTAIN HOME – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved the purchase of a new parcel of land near Mountain Home during its March 23 meeting, but unlike other purchases that sometimes cover many square miles, this purchase only included 14 acres. But those 14 acres are just as important to the AGFC’s mission as any wildlife management area, as they will be the location for a future field office to serve the Mountain Home area.
Former Commissioner Ralph Griffin dies at 84
Nov. 15, 2017
Ralph B. Griffin, 84, of Jonesboro, a former commissioner with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, died Nov. 11 in Memphis. He was born in Jonesboro April 8, 1933, and lived there his entire life.
Stan Jones Appointed to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
July 11, 2017
Governor Asa Hutchinson appointed Stan Jones of Walnut Ridge to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today at the AGFC’s Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in the River Market District of downtown Little Rock.
Cook elected Chair of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
June 21, 2017
Steve Cook of Malvern was recently elected Chairman of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission at its regularly scheduled June meeting in Jonesboro. Cook has served six years on the Commission, and this marks his seventh and final year to serve for the sportsmen and women of Arkansas and its natural resources.