PRADCO donates to ‘reimagine’ nature center
April 3, 2023
FORT SMITH – Bruce Stanton, vice president and general manager of the PRADCO fishing division, made two announcements on the deck of the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center Thursday afternoon. One recognized the needs of future generations; the other was a surprise that honored a longtime contributor to the joys of fishing.
Turn spring break into a nature break this year with the AGFC
March 15, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — Each year thousands of parents across The Natural State spend the last week or two of March racking their brains trying to find fun family activities they can enjoy with their children while they’re out of school for spring break. Instead of wasting away the kids’ days off from school, take advantage of the opportunity to plan an outdoor adventure at an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission nature center.
AGFC cuts ribbon on new nature center attraction
March 7, 2023
SPRINGDALE – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Chairman Bobby Martin and AGFC staff welcomed local leaders and community members today to cut the ribbon on a new playground at the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center in Springdale.
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.
Catfish to teach crappie anglers at AGFC nature centers
Feb. 22, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host outdoor writer Keith “Catfish” Sutton for a special seminar this March at two locations in The Natural State.
Yellville youth hunters dominate statewide squirrel hunt
Jan. 18, 2023
YELLVILLE — With more than 110 teams participating in last weekend’s statewide Big Squirrel Challenge, hunters young and old were rekindling the passion of small game hunting throughout Arkansas. When the sound of rimfire rifles and shotguns had ended for the morning and weigh-ins were concluded, it was a youth team in northern Arkansas who turned in the day’s heaviest three-squirrel limit.
Big Squirrel Challenge returns to Arkansas
Jan. 4, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — Deer seasons may be winding down in Arkansas, but don’t put away the hunting gear just yet. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is hosting the second annual Big Squirrel Challenge statewide Jan. 13-14.