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AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

July 6, 2018

Attending AGFC Enforcement Cadet Graduation Ceremony at Antioch Baptist Church in Conway.

Increased enforcement efforts on lakes, rivers and streams June 29-July 1

June 27, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas wildlife officers will join boating safety officers throughout the United States this weekend to crack down on boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The special awareness action, dubbed “Operation Dry Water,” is an annual event held the weekend before Independence Day to prevent boating accidents from irresponsible boating caused by drinking.

Life jackets ticket to sweet rewards

June 6, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Wildlife officers throughout Arkansas will be looking to hand out some of the sweetest citations an angler could ask for this summer. Thanks to Sonic Drive In, AGFC wildlife officers will be armed with 10,000 special “ice cream citations” for youths on Arkansas waters when they’re caught wearing their life jackets.

Agency cooperation deals with dangerous barbed-wire line

May 16, 2018

REYDELL – Barbed-wire fencing or any other obstruction to boating cannot be placed across navigable waters in Arkansas, per state law and sometimes federal law, depending on the water body. Not only is it illegal, but it can also present a safety concern to boaters. However, situations do arise at times where landowners or lessors of hunting and fishing property mistake their rights on waters that legally are considered navigable and open to the public.

Public comment survey still available at agfc.com

April 18, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – It’s not too late to make sure your voice is heard on the public comment survey concerning recommended changes to the 2018-19 hunting season.
 

Meyer Mississippi Flyway Waterfowl Officer of the Year

March 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Mississippi Flyway Council recently named Arkansas Wildlife Officer Cpl. Block Meyer of Cross County as its 2017 Waterfowl Protection Officer of the Year. Meyer was selected from a vast field of candidates throughout the entire flyway, including Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. This is the second time in Meyer’s seven years with the AGFC that he has been bestowed this prestigious honor.

 

AGFC honors 20 during awards banquet

March 14, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission honored 20 wildlife officers for their dedicated service to the natural resources and the people of Arkansas during its Fifth Annual Enforcement Awards Banquet in Little Rock yesterday. The banquet recognizes officers from across the state who have gone above and beyond the call of duty during the previous year.