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June 22, 2011

AR: Commission approves trails and recreation facilities grant programs

LITTLE ROCK – At last week’s monthly meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, commissioners approved up to $1 million for the Wildlife Observation Trails Pilot Program and up to $500,000 for the Wildlife Recreation Facilities Pilot Program. The trails program grants were recommended by a committee of the Arkansas Department of Parks and […]

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AR: Craig Campbell closes his AGFC term of major change

LITTLE ROCK – If you had to summarize Craig Campbell’s term as an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission commissioner in a word, it would be “change.” Campbell points that out in looking back over his nearly five years on the Commission, the last year as its chairman. He also quickly explains, “The Commission made these

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Arkansas’s fifth alligator season begins in September

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has opened the on-line process to apply for a 2011 alligator hunting permit. The application period will end at midnight June 30. For the last several weeks, AGFC field crews have been busy conducting alligator spotlight surveys across south Arkansas. These surveys serve as the basis

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AR: Barnes, Henderson selected for Outdoor Hall of Fame

LITTLE ROCK – Two people who have been instrumental in several arenas of Arkansas outdoors and recreation advancements are the 2011 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame inductees. Scott Henderson is the former director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and Bill Barnes is a longtime member of the Arkansas Parks and Tourism Commission and

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AR: Annual Buffalo River Elk Festival begins June 24

JASPER – Anxious elk hunters will be focused on northern Arkansas and the popular Buffalo River Elk Festival this weekend. The festival is scheduled to begin Friday, June 24, and continue through Saturday, June 25. The award-winning festival began in 1998 to celebrate the successful reintroduction of elk to Newton County, and has been an

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Missouri Managed deer hunt applications open July 1, close Aug. 15

Hunters can apply for nearly 100 archery, muzzleloader and modern firearms hunts, including events for youths and hunters with disabilities Deer hunters have until August 15 to apply for 99 managed hunts. The hunts will take place from mid-September through January and have openings for more than 6,000 hunters. The Missouri Department of Conservation holds a

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ND: Spring Duck Index Remains High, Water Conditions Up

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s annual spring breeding duck survey showed an index of more than 4.1 million birds, down slightly (-9 percent) from last year but 85 percent above the long-term average (1948-2010). The 2011 index is the ninth highest on record. Wigeon (+15 percent), blue-winged teal (+12 percent) and pintails (+4

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