22nd SouthArk Outdoor Expo coming to El Dorado September 11

22nd SouthArk Outdoor Expo coming to El Dorado September 11

The 22nd SouthArk Outdoor Expo presented by Clean Harbors, a fundraising effort of the South Arkansas Community College Foundation, will feature a full day of exhibits, live music, outdoor-themed vendors, children’s activities and arts and crafts. A commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, also will be held in…

AGFC adjusts water management to protect critical duck habitat

AGFC adjusts water management to protect critical duck habitat

LITTLE ROCK – Duck hunters visiting Arkansas’s famous waterfowl-focused public greentree reservoirs may see some changes on three of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s wildlife management areas this year.George H. Dunklin Jr. Bayou Meto WMA, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake WMA and Earl Buss Bayou DeView WMA all will see changes in water management beginning…

AEDC, Game and Fish Commission to grant nearly $770,000 for wildlife conservation education programs

AEDC, Game and Fish Commission to grant nearly $770,000 for wildlife conservation education programs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 30, 2021) – The Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s (AEDC) Division of Rural Services today announced that it will award more than $769,000 to Arkansas schools and educators to support conservation education programs in the 2021-22 school year. Funds for these grants come from wildlife fines collected by the Arkansas Game and…

Olympic silver medalist honored at shooting clinic

Olympic silver medalist honored at shooting clinic

JACKSONVILLE — The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo may be over, but Arkansas’s own Kayle Browning is still making an impact in her home state. The Greenbrier native who took a silver medal in international trapshooting was honored at a special ceremony today at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex and…

Visit the AGFC at the SouthArk Expo

Visit the AGFC at the SouthArk Expo

EL DORADO — Come visit the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s mobile aquarium and regional educator Laura Rogers at this year’s SouthArk Outdoor Expo 9 a.m-4 p.m. Sept. 11, at the El Dorado Conference Center. Enjoy a full day of hands-on activities, live entertainment, contests, activities and exhibits for outdoor enthusiasts, families and children. Admission…

Bradley County Fair Livestock Exhibits health regulations announced

Bradley County Fair Livestock Exhibits health regulations announced

Due to limited space in the barn, all livestock exhibitors must contact the Bradley County Extension Service at 870-226-8410 to reserve space for your livestock exhibitions. Cage and pen allotments will be made on a first come first serve basis. The following health requirements must be shown to the Livestock Barn Superintendent prior to unloading…

Poultry Testing For Fair

Poultry Testing For Fair

All poultry to be entered into the Bradley County Fair must comply with the poultry health regulations by being tested for Pullorum-Typhoid. The Bradley County Agent, John Gavin, will test chickens at the Bradley County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, August 31st, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. No Pullorum-Typhoid testing will be conducted during the Fair. Contact the Bradley…

Boost the wildlife potential of your hunting property

Boost the wildlife potential of your hunting property

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and its partners in conservation are hosting special workshops throughout the state to help landowners improve the wildlife habitat on their property, Whether your focus is deer, turkey, quail or the many non-game species that depend upon healthy habitat, AGFC biologists want to help. Clint Johnson,…