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Estimated decline in duck population only part of fall flight story

Sept. 7, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s report “Waterfowl Population Status, 2022,” released in late August, total duck population estimates in spring 2022 declined 12 percent from the last recorded survey taken in 2019, but that doesn’t necessarily sound an alarm with waterfowl managers who have seen similar fluctuations in the past.

AGFC’s newest quail stamp available; new Quail Program coordinator named

Sept. 7, 2022

A new Northern Bobwhite Conservation Stamp for 2022 is available for voluntary purchase, with the proceeds helping fund the Arkansas Game and Fish Commissions restoration efforts for quail in The Natural State.

“Arkansas Wildlife” returns Sept. 26 on KATV Channel 7

Aug. 31, 2022

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Wildlife, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s award-winning television series, returns to the airwaves at 12:30 a.m. Sept. 26 on Little Rock-based KATV Channel 7.

Help guide future habitat work for Arkansas’s quail and turkey populations

Aug. 3, 2022

The break in triple-digit temperatures may inspire many outdoors enthusiasts to pick up their hiking, cycling and camping adventures, and many hunters’ minds already are centered around improvements they can make in their favorite hunting location or scouting a new piece of public land for fall. If you happen to scare up a covey of quail or see a turkey during your adventures, the AGFC wants to know.

Commission discusses habitat and healthy conservation future

March 24, 2022

MONTICELLO — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Director Austin Booth, at last week’s commission meeting, held at the University of Arkansas Monticello, shared some recent highlights of AGFC’s wildlife management, fisheries and education efforts.

Workshops teach landowners how to burn their way to better habitat

Jan. 26, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is hosting special classes this February and March to teach landowners how to use fire to substantially improve wildlife habitat on their property.

Donate your Christmas tree to boost angling action

Dec. 22, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Once the wrapping paper has been thrown away and the last drop of egg nog has been consumed, few people have a use for that evergreen tree that graced their home during the holiday season. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has a new job for those leftover trees: fish habitat.