Tagged: arkansas game & fish commission

Rock City Yacht Club Poised to Set Sail

by George Waldon 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Nearly a dozen years have passed since John Burkhalter embarked on his Little Rock marina odyssey along the Arkansas River. Site work for the Rock City Yacht Club is finally in full swing, and the local businessman-developer expects to host the first wave of boating enthusiasts this summer.

AGFC Names Pat Fitts Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/29/2017 8:58 am

The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission announced Thursday the hiring of Pat Fitts as its director, effective Jan. 1.

For Sale: One Turkey Trot Festival (Feedback)

by Lyn Baker 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Despite all of our raised voices, righteous indignation, hurt feelings, saber rattlings or fist raisings and shakings, there isn’t a whole hell of a lot we can do about this state’s image.

Director of Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Stepping Down

by Associated Press 10/11/2017 9:21 am

The director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is stepping down next year.

Arkansas Executives Guide the Hunt: Deke Whitbeck of the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation

by Greenhead Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Deke Whitbeck is the president of the Arkansas Game & Fish Foundation.

Parks, Streams & Woods: 50 Years of Arkansas Tourism and the Ad Man Who Saw It All

by Kyle Massey 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Shelby Woods with his marketing agency, Cranford Johnson Robinson & Woods, became the state’s top tourism marketer, publishing the Arkansas Tour Guide for 50 years and helping rebrand Arkansas as a “Natural State” for visitors.

Learn More: Where to Look For More Arkansas Info

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/25/2017 12:01 am

The Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism publishes helpful guides full of information about the state. The free publications listed below can be obtained by calling Parks & Tourism at 800-NATURAL, or Arkansas State Parks at 888-AT-PARKS.

Pat Fitts Steps Up at Game & Fish (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Pat Fitts has been promoted to assistant deputy director at the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission.

AGFC Renames Wildlife Area to Honor George Dunklin Jr.

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 10:37 am

The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission votes to rename the Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area in honor of George Dunklin Jr. of Stuttgart.

CDS Crime Cams Give Agencies Extra Eyes

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Cellular Data Solutions of Bryant announced last week that its new Crime Cam can send real-time video of a robbery at a business to the police.

8 Water Sports to Enjoy on the Lake—From Stand-Up Paddleboarding to Spearfishing

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/13/2016 12:00 am

Wakesurfing, spearfishing and stand-up paddleboarding are all the rage this season, but the selection of water sports perfect for lake-goers in Arkansas doesn’t stop there. Here are eight water sports that will make a splash on your family’s next lake day.

Hutchinson Appoints Bobby Martin to Game & Fish Commission

by Alexis Crowe 7/7/2016 2:38 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday appointed Bobby L. Martin of Rogers to the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission to serve a 7-year term, replacing outgoing commissioner Emon Mahony.

Third Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed in Arkansas

by Associated Press 3/22/2016 4:48 pm

The state Game and Fish Commission said Tuesday that a white-tailed deer found at Camp Orr recently tested positive for the fatal disease.

Game & Fish Commission Names Jeff Crow New Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2016 7:31 am

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission on Thursday unanimously approved Jeff Crow as its new director.

Johnelle Hunt Gives $5M To Game & Fish for Nature Center

by Marty Cook 11/20/2015 2:05 pm

Johnelle Hunt, the co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, pledged $5 million toward the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission’s effort to build a nature center in Springdale. Foundation President Chuck Dicus calls the donation "a great way to start" the campaign.

The One-Way Test (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/16/2015 12:00 am

At virtually every meeting, Rotarians recite “The Four-Way Test of the Things We Think, Say or Do,” but I keep my mouth shut. I’m fine with the first two — Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? — because those are my personal and professional goals at all times. But the parts about building goodwill and friendship and being beneficial to all concerned — well, the things I’m paid to think, say and do don’t always pass those tests.

AGFC Commissioner Andrew Parker on Parenting With A Natural State of Mind

by Heather Bennett 10/1/2015 12:00 am

The great outdoors is definitely a comfort zone for latest Arkansas Game and Fish commission appointee Andrew Parker.

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Celebrates 100 Years of Conservation and Outdoor Family Fun

by Heather Bennett 10/1/2015 12:00 am

Since the AGFC’s inception 100 years ago, the agency has worked diligently to restore wildlife habitats and native species populations. They have partnered with state and federal agencies, organizations and private citizens to enforce regulations, reintroduce species and ensure habitat recovery throughout Arkansas for all to enjoy.

Game & Fish Sets Duck Season at 60 Days

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2015 8:42 am

The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission has set the upcoming duck season at 60 days, the 19th consecutive year it has done so.

AGFC At 100: Waterfowl Part Of Centennial Celebration Of Wildlife Wonders

by Greenhead Staff 8/21/2015 12:00 am

After a century of helping protect and promote wildlife and wildlife habitat in Arkansas, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is going strong and continuing to carry out its mission.