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Majors, Mitchell honored with NWTF annual awards

March 24, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Two Arkansas Game and Fish Commission employees were given awards from the Arkansas chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation at the AGFC’s March 18 meeting, held in Little Rock. Sgt. Chris Majors from Calico Rock and Jason Mitchell from Mena were both presented annual awards for their work toward wild turkey conservation in The Natural State. 

AGFC adds two recruits to K-9 program

Feb. 10, 2021

MAYFLOWER — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Enforcement Training Center sees new recruits every year, but this year’s class will include two “cadets” who see things from a four-legged perspective. The AGFC’s popular K-9 program is currently training two new dogs to help with enforcement efforts.

Veterans and families squirrel hunt continues to create memories

Feb. 3, 2021

MT. IDA — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officers for the fifth year in a row joined Warrior Hunts for its annual “Squirrel-a-palooza” veteran’s squirrel hunt in the Ouachita Mountains last weekend.

AGFC’s Davis named 2020 SEAFWA Wildlife Officer of the Year

Oct. 28, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies named Cpl. Mac Davis of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission the 2020 Colonel Bob Brantly Wildlife Officer of the Year at their 74th annual meeting, held virtually Oct. 26-28. Davis has 20 years of law enforcement experience, including seven with the AGFC.

AGFC accepting applications for wildlife officers

Sept. 16, 2020

The AGFC is taking applications for its next class of wildlife officer cadets. Applications will be accepted until Oct. 9, 2020.

AGFC, AEDC offering more than $735,000 in wildlife fine money for education grants

Aug. 26, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — With students headed back to school, be it in-person or online, education is again in full swing in Arkansas, and so is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Education Division. Thanks to fine money collected throughout the state for hunting and fishing violations, educators can increase some of their outdoor educational opportunities by applying by Oct. 8 for Wildlife Fine Grants administered through the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s (AEDC) Department of Rural Services.

Arkansas highway near Greers Ferry Lake dedicated to fallen wildlife officer

Aug. 26, 2020

HEBER SPRINGS — A stretch of Arkansas Highway 25 in Cleburne County was named yesterday after Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Wildlife Officer Sgt. Darrell “Monty” Carmikle.