Arkansas

ARKANSAS | Quail restoration workshop scheduled at Central Arkansas Nature Center

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, United States Department of Agriculture and Quail Forever will host a special workshop to help landowners bring back northern bobwhite in central Arkansas. T he workshop will be held at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. … Continue reading ARKANSAS | Quail restoration workshop scheduled at Central Arkansas Nature Center

ARKANSAS | Horsehead Lake set for fall drawdown

HARMONY, ARKANSAS – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will lower the water level of Horsehead Lake beginning Sept. 4.  The drawdown will lower the lake’s water level by 3 to 5 feet and should last until mid-winter. Drawdowns are an important fishery management tool because they congregate baitfish, enabling sportfish to feed upon them … Continue reading ARKANSAS | Horsehead Lake set for fall drawdown

ARKANSAS | Biologists work against the clock, weather to prepare public dove fields

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – With drying conditions after a mostly rainy August, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management area personnel have been able to prepare more fields for public dove hunting beginning Sept. 1. Kevin Ledford at Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms WMA says the wet grounds kept him from getting heavy equipment … Continue reading ARKANSAS | Biologists work against the clock, weather to prepare public dove fields

ARKANSAS | AGFC offers more than $768,000 in wildlife fines for education grants

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – More than $768,000 collected from wildlife fines is available for Arkansas educators to apply for grants through the AGFC’s Conservation Education Grants Program by Oct. 4, 2018. The program enables teachers, principals and other educators to pay for many conservation-oriented education programs and supplies they may need throughout the year by … Continue reading ARKANSAS | AGFC offers more than $768,000 in wildlife fines for education grants

ARKANSAS | AGFC accepting applications for wildlife officers

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – Looking for the opportunity to work in specialized fields of law enforcement and have the outdoors as your office?  The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission could be just the place for you. The AGFC is taking applications for its next class of wildlife officer cadets. Applications will be accepted until Sept. … Continue reading ARKANSAS | AGFC accepting applications for wildlife officers

Arkansas News: AG Rutledge announces arrest of former director of billing, Helen Balding, at Preferred Family Health for Medicaid Fraud

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the arrest of the former Director of Billing at Preferred Family Health. Helen Balding, 47, of New Braunfels, Texas, formerly of Fayetteville, is accused of making false statements knowingly causing the Arkansas Medicaid Program to overpay Preferred Family Health from January 2015 to October … Continue reading Arkansas News: AG Rutledge announces arrest of former director of billing, Helen Balding, at Preferred Family Health for Medicaid Fraud

ARKANSAS | Campfire cooking offers extra flavor to trout (Yummy Recipes Included)

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – One of the best ways to beat the heat of summer for a camping/fishing combination is a trip to the cool tailwaters formed by Norfork,  Bull Shoals and Greers Ferry Lakes. The dams forming these Corps of Engineers impoundments release cold water from the bottom of the water column.  That rush … Continue reading ARKANSAS | Campfire cooking offers extra flavor to trout (Yummy Recipes Included)

ARKANSAS | AGFC adds 975 acres to Cypress Bayou Wildlife Management Area

BEEBE, AR – Thanks to a partnership with The Trust for Public Land and the National Wild Turkey Federation, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has added 975 acres of access for hunters to Cypress Bayou Wildlife Management Area in White County, boosting that WMA to approximately 2,638 acres of publicly accessible wildlife habitat. The … Continue reading ARKANSAS | AGFC adds 975 acres to Cypress Bayou Wildlife Management Area