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AGFC adds two recruits to K-9 program

Feb. 10, 2021

MAYFLOWER — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Enforcement Training Center sees new recruits every year, but this year’s class will include two “cadets” who see things from a four-legged perspective. The AGFC’s popular K-9 program is currently training two new dogs to help with enforcement efforts.

AGFC’s Davis named 2020 SEAFWA Wildlife Officer of the Year

Oct. 28, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies named Cpl. Mac Davis of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission the 2020 Colonel Bob Brantly Wildlife Officer of the Year at their 74th annual meeting, held virtually Oct. 26-28. Davis has 20 years of law enforcement experience, including seven with the AGFC.

AGFC accepting applications for wildlife officers

Sept. 16, 2020

The AGFC is taking applications for its next class of wildlife officer cadets. Applications will be accepted until Oct. 9, 2020.

Significant damage to Fitton Cave discovered at Buffalo National River

Sept. 16, 2020

HARRISON – In August 2020, Buffalo National River staff discovered significant damage at Fitton Cave in Buffalo National River in Newton County.

Arkansas highway near Greers Ferry Lake dedicated to fallen wildlife officer

Aug. 26, 2020

HEBER SPRINGS — A stretch of Arkansas Highway 25 in Cleburne County was named yesterday after Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Wildlife Officer Sgt. Darrell “Monty” Carmikle. 

AGFC graduates new class of wildlife officers

Aug. 5, 2020

MAYFLOWER – One dozen new wildlife officers will be hitting the fields and forests of The Natural State this summer, after graduating from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s training program. The graduation ceremony took place July 31 at the H.C. “Red” Morris Enforcement Training Center off Arkansas Highway 89.

AGFC urges boaters to be safe and socially conscious during holiday weekend

June 30, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Boating enforcement officers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are working hard to keep our waters safe, and want to remind everyone to practice safe boating habits and social distancing recommendations as we head into the Independence Day holiday. They will be ramping up enforcement efforts this weekend as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign to reduce instances of boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs.