The artic blast funneling its way into the middle section of the country has waterfowl on the move as we hit mid-December. 2016 Waterfowl Migration Updates Photo © MichaelFurtman.com Extreme weather conditions in each flyway is forcing waterfowl to shift behaviors and even push south searching for suitable habitat. The following alerts contain the most […]
The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission has released its latest aerial waterfowl survey as of Dec. 14, 2016 with a significant increase in the mallard population. VIEW REPORT
In cooperation with Audubon Arkansas and with the assistance of volunteers, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission has collected seeds from native plants in Downs Prairie Natural Area, Railroad Prairie Natural Area, and other areas, to be used in habitat restoration projects in the Grand Prairie region. These efforts mark the beginning of the Arkansas Native Seed […]
Due to excessive flooding during the growing season, the trees in the WMA have gone dormant and need time out of water to prevent die-offs. To read the full article, click here.
Ducks Unlimited predicts another large fall flight as duck and goose populations remain strong. The information in the report is compiled during air and ground surveys conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Canadian Wildlife Service in cooperation with state and provincial agencies, Ducks Unlimited, and other partners. Read More…
For the wildlife conservationist, providing food for wildlife is one of the keys for hunting success. But many outdoorsman don’t do much more than putting out corn or other wildlife attractants and with the rise of CWD in our deer herd, it may be time to reconsider the use of automatic corn feeders. Wildlife food […]
WL&T News – January 2016 Arkansas has always been known as the “bear state” but how come we rarely see or hear about bears in Arkansas? Myron Means, large carnivore program coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, recently presented the results of the 2015 black bear season during an AGFC Commission meeting. According […]