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.
Private landowners, golf course honored for habitat work
Jan. 27, 2021
LITTLE ROCK – Four landowners and one corporate partner who have dedicated private acreage to increase habitat for wildlife through work with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission private lands biologists, were honored with Private Landowner Awards at the Jan. 21 commission meeting. The awards, started by then-Chairman Ford Overton and AGFC Director Pat Fitts in 2019 with the honorees in attendance at the meeting, were planned again for spring 2020 before the coronavirus pandemic set those plans back.
Workshops teach landowners how to burn their way to better habitat
Jan. 20, 2021
COLUMBUS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Quail Forever are hosting special classes this February and March to teach landowners in southern Arkansas how to use fire to substantially improve wildlife habitat on their property.
Arkansas Forestry Association Names Clint Johnson Forestry Educator of the Year
Oct. 14, 2020
LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Forestry Association recognized Clint Johnson as Forestry Educator of the Year at the AFA Annual Meeting held virtually on October 1.
AGFC, Historic Cane Hill debut newest Bobwhite Conservation Stamp
Sept. 16, 2020
LINCOLN – Clay Connor’s rendering of a quail sitting on barbed-wire fencing above shrubby cover and native grasses, entitled “Beyond the Wire at Summits Ridge,” was unveiled Saturday, Sept. 12, as the image on the 2020-21 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Northern Bobwhite Conservation Stamp in a ceremony held at nearby Historic Cane Hill.
Arkansas bobwhite stamp to be unveiled Sept. 12
Aug. 26, 2020
CANEHILL, AR — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and its partner, Historic Cane Hill will join together at 5 p.m., Sept. 12, to unveil the 2020-21 Arkansas Northern Bobwhite Conservation Stamp.
Partnership promotes quail at Petit Jean
March 18, 2020
DANVILLE — The Yell County Wildlife Federation, Arkansas Tech University Fisheries and Wildlife Society and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission recently combined efforts to pave the way for better habitat on Petit Jean River Wildlife Management Area in Yell County. The team gathered for a day of work Feb. 22, removing undesirable trees on both openlands and forested areas to aid in habitat management on the area.