Spring forward with the AGFC Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program
March 15, 2023
SPRINGDALE — Women interested in learning more about the outdoors may want to take a look at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Event Calendar for the last weekend of March. The agency’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program will be hosting a multitude of workshops to engage and enjoy new pursuits in Arkansas’s great outdoors.
AGFC angler survey collecting data to better serve Arkansans
March 15, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is wrapping up an online survey to learn more about licensed anglers in The Natural State, and time is running out to offer your insight into the future of Arkansas’s fisheries management.
AGFC cuts ribbon on new nature center attraction
March 7, 2023
SPRINGDALE – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Chairman Bobby Martin and AGFC staff welcomed local leaders and community members today to cut the ribbon on a new playground at the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center in Springdale.
Bush Named NWTF National Wildlife Officer of the Year
Feb. 22, 2023
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The National Wild Turkey Federation honored Arkansas Wildlife Officer 1st Class Audrey Bush with the National Wildlife Officer of the Year Award for her dedicated commitment to Arkansas’s natural resources. The award was presented to Bush this weekend at the 47th annual NWTF National Convention and Sport Show.
105 teams set for AGFC’s Archery in the Schools State Championship
Feb. 15, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — Thousands of young archers throughout The Natural State took their places at the firing line last weekend to compete in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Archery in the Schools regional qualifying tournaments. At the close of competition, 105 teams were chosen to compete in this year’s state championship event, which will be held at Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs, March 3-4.
First-time archer proves it’s never too late to start
Feb. 1, 2023
PINE BLUFF — Finding a place to start hunting if one doesn’t have family or friends who enjoy an outdoors lifestyle can be intimidating. Thanks to a new program through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center, six “adult onset” hunters overcame that hurdle and joined the ranks of seasoned bowhunters last fall.
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.