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Garden club offers missing piece to prairie restoration

April 7, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — An innovative partnership between the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Little Rock Garden Club has literally planted the seeds of conservation near central Arkansas’s largest water-supply reservoir. 

Rabbit disease spotted in Arkansas

April 7, 2021

JONESBORO — The Arkansas Department of Agriculture has identified The Natural State’s first positive case of a fatal rabbit disease in a domestic rabbit in northeast Arkansas. 

Majors, Mitchell honored with NWTF annual awards

March 24, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Two Arkansas Game and Fish Commission employees were given awards from the Arkansas chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation at the AGFC’s March 18 meeting, held in Little Rock. Sgt. Chris Majors from Calico Rock and Jason Mitchell from Mena were both presented annual awards for their work toward wild turkey conservation in The Natural State. 

Help the AGFC track turkey hunting success

March 22, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters can help the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission track hunting effort and success throughout turkey season this spring by signing up to be a part of the annual Spring Gobbler Hunting Survey. It’s free to participate and your responses will help shape future wild turkey management in Arkansas.

Turkey guidebook highlights new zones, substantial harvest changes

March 17, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — With one month until the opening day of Arkansas’s turkey season, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is finishing up printing of the 2021 Arkansas Turkey Hunting Guidebook, which contains all regulations for this year’s hunt. The guidebooks will be distributed in the next week, but for those wanting a copy now, a digital download is available at www.agfc.com. 

Learn how to identify Arkansas’s venomous snakes

March 10, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Lori Monday, regional educator with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will present a free online workshop for anyone interested in learning how to identify venomous snakes native to The Natural State at 6 p.m. March 25. Click here to register.

Former AGFC Director Steve N. Wilson dies at 76

Feb. 24, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Steve N. Wilson, a former director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and passionate conservationist, died in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Feb. 21 from complications of chronic lymphocytic leukemia and histoplasmosis. He was 76 years old.