Wildlife fines provide $645,493 to support conservation education in schools
Feb. 22, 2023
LITTLE ROCK – Thanks to wildlife violation fines collected by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission Division of Rural Services has awarded grants totaling $645,493.22 to promote wildlife education and improve school conservation programs to 206 schools, school districts and conservation districts in 68 Arkansas counties.
AGFC provides $769,000 to Arkansas schools for conservation education
Sept. 16, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — Commissioners with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passed a minute order at today’s meeting to transfer $769,564 to the Arkansas Division of Rural Services to offer grants for conservation education efforts throughout Arkansas. The money was collected during the last year from fines for wildlife and fishing regulations violations.
AGFC helping youth fishing clubs with funding through habitat grants
June 16, 2021
HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is offering up to $1,000 to youth fishing clubs for completing habitat projects in their home waters to help improve fishing opportunities on their home lakes.
Eagle Scout candidate creates outdoor learning center with AGFC grant
June 2, 2021
MOUNTAIN HOME — Mountain Home high schooler Duncan Conly still has one more year until he graduates, but he’s already begun to make his mark on the world. Friday, he unveiled a new outdoor learning area at Mountain Home Kindergarten at a special ribbon-cutting ceremony.
AGFC moves forward with Warren shooting range expansion
March 3, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — Shooting enthusiasts and hunters will soon have a new facility to hone their skills in southeast Arkansas, thanks to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s recent approval to enter into a new subgrant agreement with the city of Warren to expand the existing shooting range.
Youth fishing clubs can earn funding through AGFC habitat awards program
Sept. 30, 2020
HOT SPRINGS — With schools back in session and summer fishing tournaments beginning to wane, many youth fishing organizations are looking for ways to keep everyone’s thoughts on the water. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has a special award available that’s a great way to keep youth engaged in the outdoors and offers them a way to earn a few dollars for their fishing club.
New USFWS grant will help AGFC tackle Asian carp
Sept. 23, 2020
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas will receive a share of the nearly $14 million being distributed in 2020 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to states in the Mississippi River Valley to better manage and study Asian carp.