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Playground, quail pen natural additions to northwest Arkansas nature center

Sept. 28, 2022

SPRINGDALE — Visitors to the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center will see some new additions in the coming weeks, supported by the Ozark Natural Sciences Center, the Walton Family Foundation and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

AGFC decoy program draws new hunters

Sept. 28, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — An innovative waterfowl hunter recruitment program from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is doing more than saving some plastic, it may be saving the future of the sport. The AGFC’s Decoy Adoption Program finds old waterfowl hunting equipment and places it with new owners to continue harvesting game and memories in the field.

AGFC, AEDC offer more than $808,000 for education grants from wildlife fines

Aug. 17, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – More than $808,000 is available for Arkansas schools and educators for conservation education grants in 2022-23, thanks to fine money derived from wildlife and fishing violations and a partnership between the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Rural Services.

Teachers bring the outdoors into their classes with Project WILD

Feb. 9, 2022

CABOT — Teachers, homeschool coordinators and other educators can bring the outdoors into their classrooms with ready-to-teach materials, thanks to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Project WILD.

Workshop on wildlife rehabilitation planned in Northwest Arkansas

Feb. 4, 2022

SPRINGDALE — Dr. Jenn Ballard, state wildlife veterinarian for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will host a free one-day workshop for anyone interested in learning about wildlife rehabilitation and the rules concerning rehabilitating native animals in Arkansas at 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 26, at the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center.

Longear sunfish plate turns Natural State roadways into ‘Arkansas aquarium’

Feb. 2, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters, anglers and other conservation-minded Arkansans may want to head to their nearest Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration office as soon as they can to be sure they get the latest Arkansas conservation license plate, as this one is likely to sell out quickly.

Simple recipe to share with your feathered friends

Jan. 26, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — Hollie Sanders, AGFC assistant chief of education, is known for teaching people how to cook up delicious Dutch Oven recipes, but one of her favorite treats to cook isn’t something you’d look forward to having on your plate, unless you happen to be one of the millions of birds that call Arkansas home.