Make ‘No Mow May’ the first step to grow native for wildlife
May 10, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — The “No Mow May” movement making the rounds on social media first attracted me because, quite frankly, May is a fantastic time to get out and fish instead of spend my days on a lawnmower. And if my lack of enthusiasm in fighting Mother Nature’s designs for my property helped pollinators and ground-nesting birds, even better. But why limit my wildlife-friendly loafing to a single month?
Boost the wildlife potential of your hunting property
July 14, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and its partners in conservation are hosting special workshops throughout the state to help landowners improve the wildlife habitat on their property. Whether your focus is deer, turkey, quail or the many non-game species that depend upon healthy habitat, AGFC biologists want to help.
’Bee’ a friend to Arkansas’s pollinators
June 23, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — They may be small, but pollinators play a huge role in our daily lives. If it weren’t for the bees, butterflies, bats and birds that tend to wild and agricultural plants, the food supply for humans as well as wildlife would simply stop. Many species of pollinators are seeing declines from changes in land use and certain pesticides. Here are some ways you can celebrate National Pollinator Week this June 21-27 and help reverse the trend.
Garden club offers missing piece to prairie restoration
April 7, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — An innovative partnership between the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Little Rock Garden Club has literally planted the seeds of conservation near central Arkansas’s largest water-supply reservoir.
Native plant sale benefits Arkansas wildlife
March 31, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — Audubon Arkansas will host its annual spring native plant sale again this year through a special online order/curbside pickup process to help meet social distancing recommendations to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Wild Science seminars offer updates on current AGFC-sponsored research
Feb. 3, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is hosting a monthly presentation on some of the latest conservation research with which it is involved titled, “Wild Science” for biologists, educators and the general public to enjoy.
Monarch license plate pollinates conservation education in Arkansas
Jan. 6, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission at its Dec. 10 meeting unveiled the artwork for the 2021 Conservation License Plate, a monarch butterfly. This is the 21st plate in the Conservation License Plate series, which contributes more than $1 million annually to conservation education, scholarships and internships in Arkansas.