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Commission hears wildlife regulations changes

April 23, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first reading of 100 changes to the AGFC Code of Regulations at today’s regularly scheduled meeting.

Comment on proposed changes to Arkansas hunting, wildlife regulations by April 15

March 26, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Although the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and measures to combat it have changed the way the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has had to meet, conservation carries on. With the absence of a March meeting and an online-only meeting anticipated in April, AGFC staff have moved forward with a public comment survey to gather public input on changes needed for the 2020-21 hunting season.

Apply to hunt an Arkansas WRICE field this year

Nov. 6, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters who haven’t found a lease but still want the opportunity to hunt agricultural land this duck season may want to turn to a WRICE field. “WRICE” isn’t a typo; it stands for Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement, a new program from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to increase waterfowl habitat and hunting access in The Natural State.

Antlerless hunt offers a head start to deer season

Oct. 9, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – With the heat finally breaking and a few Arkansans even spotted in sweatshirts, the itch to spend a quiet morning in the woods is in full effect. Hunters who can’t stand the wait until modern gun season opens have a great opportunity to get out and get some meat in the freezer during Arkansas’s private land antlerless deer hunt, Oct. 12-16.

Quail habitat workshop in Fort Smith

Oct. 17, 2018

FORT SMITH - The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center will host a special workshop on northern bobwhite habitat from 6 to 8 p.m., Oct. 24.

Field tour promotes quail conservation on farms, ranches and timberland

Oct. 3, 2018

PERRYVILLE - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special in-the-field workshop to teach interested landowners how to balance Northern bobwhite habitat with agriculture, livestock and timber production from 4 to 7 p.m., Oct. 9 at Diamond Trail Riding Stables in Perryville.  
 

Quail restoration workshop scheduled at Central Arkansas Nature Center

Sept. 12, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, United States Department of Agriculture and Quail Forever will host a special workshop to help landowners bring back northern bobwhite in central Arkansas. The workshop will be held at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 18.