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AGFC opens virtual nature center

April 1, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission nature and education centers may have had to shut their doors to the public because of the coronavirus, but that doesn’t mean our educators can’t continue introducing families to the outdoors. Thanks to collaboration between nature centers, regional educators, program coordinators and other AGFC staff, a virtual nature center is open at www.agfcnaturecenter.com to keep the conservation message alive.

AGFC offices, nature centers, ranges closed to the public until further notice

March 27, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — With coronavirus affecting many businesses in the state, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will extend the temporary closure of AGFC offices, nature and education centers and shooting ranges until further notice.

Turn Spring Break into a nature break with the AGFC

March 4, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Spring break is right around the corner. 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 or education center. Nature and education centers across the state will be open with special programs and events March 24-27 to keep families entertained with wholesome outdoors fun.

Decreased participation in hunting, angling hurts conservation of all Arkansas species

Feb. 13, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Although most Arkansans hold “The Natural State” motto near and dear to their hearts, a continued decline in hunting and angling has Commissioners and staff at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission concerned that the funding for natural resource management is in jeopardy.

Central Arkansas Nature Center hosts outdoor gear swap and shop Feb. 22

Jan. 21, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – The Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center and Little Rock River Market will host their inaugural Outdoor Gear Swap and Shop from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday Feb. 22 at the Little Rock River Market Pavilions.

Arkansas schools receive $444,000 to support conservation, wildlife education

Jan. 14, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas students participating in conservation education programs will have nearly a half a million dollars in support, thanks to the fines collected from poachers and other people who violate hunting and fishing laws in the state.

Crowley’s Ridge offering European taxidermy workshop for deer hunters

Nov. 26, 2019

JONESBORO - The Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center will host a special workshop on how to prepare your own European skull mount of your deer from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15.