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123rd annual Christmas Bird Count begins Dec. 14

Nov. 30, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — Waterfowl hunters aren’t the only people watching the skies during the holiday season. Birdwatching enthusiasts will be catching the winter migration of songbirds, shorebirds and all sorts of avian species during this year’s annual Christmas Bird Count, Dec. 14-Jan. 5, coordinated by the National Audubon Society. 

7th Annual Arkansas Environmental Policy Summit Nov. 18

Nov. 2, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Environmental Policy Summit is a great one-day event featuring advocates, elected officials, regulators, and group leaders discussing Arkansas environmental issues and solutions.

WMA named after Arkansas conservationist Kirk Dupps

Oct. 19, 2022

ROGERS - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission honored one of its former commissioners by adding Kirk Dupps’ name to Northwest Arkansas’s Beaver Lake Wildlife Management Area adjoining Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area. The unanimous vote to recognize Dupps with this honor was held in a special meeting Oct. 5. The official announcement was held at Tuesday’s special Night of Conservation event held in Garfield with Dupps and family present.

Arkansas Wildlife podcast debuts Oct. 26

Oct. 19, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — People love to talk, so much so that the ubiquitous podcast format has been entertaining and informing listeners for about 30 years.

Celebrate conservation week Oct. 8-13 with the AGFC

Oct. 5, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is hosting a series of fun events to say “Thank you for your contribution to conservation” from Oct. 8-13 at nature centers around the state.

AGFC, former commissioner recognized on national stage

Oct. 5, 2022

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and a former AGFC commissioner were honored with national awards for conservation outreach and efforts from the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies at its annual conference in September.

Hancock’s pluck featured in Arkansas Wildlife magazine

Aug. 24, 2022

This year marks two conservation milestones in Arkansas. The Buffalo River became the country’s first national river and the Cache River was saved from channelization about 50 years ago.