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AGFC offers more than $768,000 in wildlife fines for education grants

Aug. 27, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – More than $768,000 collected from wildlife fines is available for Arkansas educators to apply for grants through the AGFC’s Conservation Education Grants Program by Oct. 4, 2018. 

Bring home the butterflies with the AGFC

April 11, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center is hosting a special workshop at 6:30 p.m. April 17 that’s all about the birds and the bees, literally.  Attendees will learn how to plant native plants to attract butterflies, birds and bees to their yards, and even receive high-quality butterfly-attracting plants to get started transforming their yards into a pollinator paradise.

Escape to the outdoors this Spring Break

March 20, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Trying to come up with some last-minute plans to keep the kids entertained during Spring Break? Arkansas Game and Fish Commission nature and education centers have plenty of programs available to offer outdoors-oriented fun for kids of all ages. Kids can learn to shoot a bow or a bb gun, paddle a canoe or kayak, or make handy nature-themed crafts to take home and enjoy. 

Clean your paws with opossum prints

March 7, 2018

PINE BLUFF – Craft handy paw-print replicas made of soap at the Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21.

Fort Smith nature center offers sweet seminar on honeybees

Feb. 7, 2018

FORT SMITH – The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center will host a special introduction to beekeeping at 1 p.m., Feb. 10 to teach visitors the basics on setting up and maintaining a healthy honeybee hive on their own.

Northwest Arkansas nature center groundbreaking held

Nov. 8, 2017

Amid a clear blue sky and unseasonably warm temperatures, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission broke ground last week on the planned Northwest Arkansas nature center. The ceremony was held on the 61-acre site along Spring Creek in Springdale.

Northwest Arkansas nature center groundbreaking scheduled for Nov. 2

Nov. 1, 2017

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the planned Northwest Arkansas nature center Thursday.