Turkey trending up in recent survey results
March 29, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — Turkey hunters have some good news to look forward to this season. According to recent interviews featured in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Arkansas Wildlife magazine and podcast, reproductive rates have seen slow improvements over the last three years.
Associations burn through burden of habitat management
Feb. 15, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — Last year, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission helped improve habitat on 57,221 acres through the use of prescribed fire with only 81 available days when conditions were right to burn. Thanks to new prescribed burn associations forming throughout The Natural State, the AGFC is putting the tools in place to eclipse that amazing tally.
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.