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Christmas Bird Count engages everyone in conservation

Dec. 4, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — The National Audubon Society recently announced the dates for the 120th annual Christmas Bird Count — Dec. 14 through Jan. 5.

Sunset Lake gleams with ROTC’s work

Nov. 26, 2019

BENTON – A Junior ROTC troop from Benton High School recently helped put a shine to Sunset Lake, a popular public fishing spot in central Arkansas and Saline County.

November/December issue of Arkansas Wildlife magazine available

Nov. 20, 2019

Subscribers to Arkansas Wildlife – the official magazine of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission – are enjoying the November/December issue, which is chock-full of entertaining and interesting news about hunting, fishing and conservation in The Natural State.

Build better habitat with fire through special workshops

Nov. 13, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and its conservation partners are offering four free workshops for landowners interested in beginning or improving the use of prescribed fire on their property to increase wildlife habitat this December.

Commission takes town hall to Stuttgart

Nov. 6, 2019

STUTTGART — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold an open town hall-style meeting from 6 to 8 p.m., Nov. 20, at Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart. The public is invited to come and ask the Commissioners questions and learn more information about the agency’s work. The auditorium is at the Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas, 2807 U.S. Highway 165.

Youth bass fishing team earns $1,000 without wetting a line

Oct. 23, 2019

MT. IDA — The anglers of Lake Ouachita High School Fishing Team may still be a few years from taking on the challenge of top-level tournament angling, but they already are showing the character of true sportsmen and women through their conservation actions. The team netted a $1,000 grant from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to help fund their organization after successfully completing a fish habitat project on Lake Ouachita this summer.

Commission approves new veterans waterfowl hunt in Arkansas

Oct. 17, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners unanimously voted to approve special veteran’s waterfowl hunts to coincide with this year’s youth hunts at today’s regularly scheduled meeting.