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Hunters headed to deer camp reminded to leave firewood behind

Sept. 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – As people begin to load up the truck to get the hunting camp ready, many may be tempted to truck some extra firewood down for the season, but they may be bringing more than a source of heat and conversation. 

Zebra Mussels found in Bull Shoals Tailwater

Sept. 5, 2018

MOUNTAIN HOME - Biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in the portion of the White River just downstream of Bull Shoals Dam last week.

Snakeheads undetected in Pool 2 of Arkansas River

June 20, 2018

DUMAS – Recent electrofishing surveys for northern snakeheads, which have been found downstream of Wilbur D. Mills Dam in Desha County, have not been able to locate any of the invasive species in the river or backwaters upstream of that dam.

Invasive species found near Sulphur River WMA

Nov. 15, 2017

Another big, scary monster has been spotted near Boggy Creek in southwest Arkansas, but this one is green, lives in the water and has been knocking on Arkansas’s door for years. Giant salvinia, an invasive species of plant, was discovered last week on Smith Park Lake in Miller County, and biologists are scrambling into action.