Tagged: arkansas game and fish commission

First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed in Arkansas

by Associated Press 2/24/2016 6:36 am

The commission said a 2½-year-old elk killed near Pruitt on the Buffalo National River in northern Arkansas during the October hunting tested positive for the fatal disease and officials are now following control and monitoring plans that were developed in 2006 as the disease was appearing in other states.

Subcommittee to Start Search for Arkansas Game & Fish Leader

by Associated Press 2/1/2016 8:13 am

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Chairman Emon Mahony has named a three-person subcommittee to start the search for a new commission director.

State Rice Convention to Take Place in Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/12/2016 11:50 am

The Arkansas Rice Council and Arkansas Rice Farmers will hold their annual meeting and trade show Friday, Feb. 5, at the ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro beginning at 9 a.m.

Arkansas Administering $600K for Wildlife Education Programs

by Associated Press 10/12/2015 4:33 pm

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is distributing more than $600,000 in fines collected to schools and conservation districts for wildlife education programs.

Dates Approved for Arkansas Waterfowl Season

by Associated Press 8/22/2014 11:18 am

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has approved the dates for the upcoming waterfowl hunting season.

Mike Beebe Appoints Andrew Parker to Game & Fish Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2014 10:26 am

Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed Andrew Parker to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Parker, the director of governmental affairs for the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, will serve a seven-year term.

Ty Patterson to Replace Rick Watkins on Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2013 9:26 am

Gov. Mike Beebe has named Ty Patterson of Texarkana to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging Game & Fish's Duck Blind Rule

by Associated Press 11/17/2012 9:32 am

A Poinsett County judge has thrown out a lawsuit challenging a state rule that bans permanent duck blinds on Wildlife Management Area lands.