Deadline extended for Arkansas Wildlife Federation student art contest
March 29, 2023
LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Wildlife Federation has extended the deadline for its Wildlife of Arkansas Student Art Contest. Students from kindergarten through 12th grade now may submit artwork online by April 15 through a portal on the AWF website, https://arwild.org/art-contest.
Arkansas Wildlife Federation contest connects youth to the outdoors through art
Feb. 22, 2023
LITTLE ROCK – Once again, the Arkansas Wildlife Federation and Creative Ideas have come together to promote wildlife education through the arts in the annual Wildlife of Arkansas Student Art Contest. For the 2023 contest, students from kindergarten through 12th grade will submit artwork online through a portal on the AWF website, www.arwild.org.
Artists urged to submit work for 2023 state quail and turkey stamp competitions
Dec. 7, 2022
LINCOLN — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, in coordination with Historic Cane Hill and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, invites artists from throughout the nation to participate in this year’s expanded Arkansas State Quail and Turkey Stamp Art Competition.
Fort Smith hunters sweep statewide Big Squirrel challenge
Jan. 12, 2022
FORT SMITH — Despite hunters from eight locations in Arkansas bringing in squirrels to be weighed for this weekend’s inaugural Big Squirrel Challenge, it was bushytail fanatics from western Arkansas who claimed top honors in this year’s statewide squirrel-hunting contest put on by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Northwest Arkansas nature center opens squirrel season with hunting contest
May 11, 2021
SPRINGDALE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host its inaugural Big Squirrel Classic squirrel-hunting derby May 15 at the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center in northwest Arkansas. The squirrel-hunting contest is a free celebration of the opening of squirrel season in The Natural State.
Engage in conservation through poetry
April 29, 2020
FORT SMITH — The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center is hosting a special contest for aspiring writers and conservationists in May: a special poetry contest focused on conservation and the environment. Winners will be featured in the September/October issue of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s award-winning magazine, Arkansas Wildlife.