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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.

Art contest elevates quail conservation in Arkansas

Dec. 22, 2021

LINCOLN — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has partnered with Historic Cane Hill to gain even more awareness for northern bobwhite conservation in Arkansas by creating a special art contest to determine the image to be placed on the next edition of the Arkansas Northern Bobwhite Conservation Stamp.

Quail and turkey stamps worth 10 times their value in habitat

Oct. 20, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Nearly 6,000 acres of publicly-accessible property will see major improvements for wildlife habitat, thanks to the combined power of partnerships with the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Arkansas State Chapter and the sales of Arkansas’s voluntary turkey and quail stamps, according to a recent report given to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission by AGFC Statewide Turkey Program Coordinator Jeremy Wood.

Arkansas Hunting Guidebook available online

July 28, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The printed version of the 2021-22 Arkansas Hunting Guidebook is being produced and should be distributed in August throughout the state, but hunters can get familiar with this year’s season dates and regulations with a digital version, now available at www.agfc.com for download.

Annual hunting licenses expire June 30

June 30, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wants to remind all hunters that all annual hunting licenses expire June 30.

Second edition of Arkansas Turkey Stamp available

June 30, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The second edition of the voluntary Arkansas Turkey Stamp is now available to order through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s online licensing system at www.agfc.com, at any license dealer, regional office or AGFC nature center. The stamp is not required to hunt turkeys in the state of Arkansas, but was created to give conservationists and turkey enthusiasts a way to help support conservation efforts for the species.