Last year’s estimates gathered through the Annual Wild Turkey and Quail Population Survey indicate the highest reproductive success since 2012 and 2013.
AGFC: Bear den surveys reflect influence of summer drought
Bears in the southern part of the state continue to show good reproduction as drought conditions and berry crops were better than in other parts of Arkansas.
Apply by March 31 to work for the AGFC this summer
The internships, funded by sales of the AGFC’s Conservation License Plates, let students gain hands-on training and experience needed to compete for a future career in conservation.
River critters so cute you’ll want their ottergraph
Once nearly wiped clean from Arkansas’s streams, the river otter now enjoys a healthy population which benefits not only trappers, but the many men and women who enjoy watching wildlife from a canoe, kayak or other watercraft.
123rd annual Christmas Bird Count begins Dec. 14
The Christmas Bird Count is the longest-running wildlife survey in the world, employing tens of thousands of bird-loving volunteers to gather data on the number and type of bird species found during the peak of migration.
Special week provides chance to better understand, appreciate bats
Two species in Arkansas have seen their populations take such precipitous drops that they are on the proposed list of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for categorization as endangered.
Invasive plant forces emergency action by AGFC during Labor Day weekend
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission closed all three boat ramps to Mercer Bayou near Fouke in response to the discovery of giant salvinia.