Arkansas turkey season concludes with just over 7,000 birds checked
May 19, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas hunters harvested and checked 7,010 eastern wild turkeys during the 2021 turkey season, which concluded May 9. While the harvest showed a similar decrease to that of surrounding states, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists are hopeful for the future.
AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice
March 5, 2021
You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet on the following dates and times to consider any business that may be brought before the Commission. Unless otherwise stated, meetings will be held at the AGFC offices, 2 Natural Resources Dr. in Little Rock.
Arkansas boating accidents double in 2020
March 1, 2021
HOT SPRINGS — Arkansas waters saw a spike in the number of boating accidents last year compared to 2019, according to data compiled by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s annual Boating Accident Year-end Report.
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.