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AGFC, Academics Afield brings new audience outdoors

Jan. 25, 2023

PINE BLUFF — A group of students has begun building a community of hunters on the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff campus.

Artists urged to submit work for 2023 state quail and turkey stamp competitions

Dec. 7, 2022

LINCOLN — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, in coordination with Historic Cane Hill and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, invites artists from throughout the nation to participate in this year’s expanded Arkansas State Quail and Turkey Stamp Art Competition.

Wild Science Webinar: November 2022 - Smallmouth Bass and Quail Habitat Restoration

Nov. 16, 2022

The Wild Science Webinar is a monthly series featuring Arkansas Game and Fish Commission staff presenting research and projects about Arkansas fish and wildlife. In this month's webinar, Clint Johnson, Quail Program Coordinator, will present "A Bird's Tale: Grassland Songbird Response to Quail Habitat Restoration" and Jeff Buckingham, Black Bass Program Biologist, will present "Arkansas's Unique Smallmouth Bass".

AGFC’s newest quail stamp available; new Quail Program coordinator named

Sept. 7, 2022

A new Northern Bobwhite Conservation Stamp for 2022 is available for voluntary purchase, with the proceeds helping fund the Arkansas Game and Fish Commissions restoration efforts for quail in The Natural State.

Help guide future habitat work for Arkansas’s quail and turkey populations

Aug. 3, 2022

The break in triple-digit temperatures may inspire many outdoors enthusiasts to pick up their hiking, cycling and camping adventures, and many hunters’ minds already are centered around improvements they can make in their favorite hunting location or scouting a new piece of public land for fall. If you happen to scare up a covey of quail or see a turkey during your adventures, the AGFC wants to know.

House of Representatives passes Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

June 16, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Director Austin Booth applauded the passage of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act on Tuesday by the U.S. House of Representatives. Booth compared HR 2773 as the modern-day equivalent of the Pittman-Robertson and Dingell-Johnson Acts. These two pieces of legislation have funded the conservation efforts that fueled the greatest comeback story for wildlife management in the history of the world, Booth said.

Report your local turkey hatch to the AGFC

June 8, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — It’s been one month since turkey hunters hung up the slate-and-peg or trusty box call in pursuit of one of the most addicting game species Arkansas has to offer, but that doesn’t mean it’s time out for turkeys at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. In fact, now is the perfect time to help biologists with the AGFC keep tabs on this year’s reproduction by participating in the annual Wild Turkey and Northern Bobwhite Population Survey.