Outdoors In Arkansas - News

    'Wings Over Arkansas' recognizes local bird watchers

    7:59 AM, Feb 11, 2014

    "Wings Over Arkansas" is an award-based program recognizing bird watchers' contributions to Arkansas' outdoors.

    $5,000 reward offered in shooting of bald eagle

    3:24 PM, Feb 7, 2014

    Several agencies are combining resources to offer a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a person who shot and killed a juvenile bald eagle in Lonoke County.

    Planes aid Forestry Commission in fighting fires

    8:21 PM, Feb 1, 2014

    The Air Tankers have arrived!

    AGFC goes electronic on hunting seasons proposals

    7:32 AM, Jan 28, 2014

    For the first time, Arkansas Game and Fish officials will not hold public meetings concerning proposals for next year's hunting seasons.

    Expect wildfire smoke in Jessieville, Hot Springs Village

    3:04 PM, Jan 26, 2014

    Ouachita National Forest Service officials are advising Jessieville and Hot Springs Village residents to exercise caution today as smoke is expected in the area from the 200 acre wildfire northwest of Lake Ouachita State Park.

    Trap shooting complex opens in Jacksonville

    10:55 PM, Jan 25, 2014

    Saturday in Jacksonville, parents and their children flocked to the new trap Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation shooting-sports complex on Graham Road.

    Big Buck Classic draws hunters from all over

    10:50 PM, Jan 25, 2014

    Many sportsmen won't be heading out to the woods this weekend; instead, they'll go to the Big Buck Classic.

    US Forest Service managing Hot Springs wildfire

    9:04 PM, Jan 25, 2014

    The U.S. Forest Service is battling a 50-acre wildfire northwest of Lake Ouachita State Park near Hot Springs.

    Science with Sarah: Why duck season is so special

    5:15 PM, Jan 25, 2014

    This weekend, one of the busiest seasons for Arkansans comes to an end. Duck hunting ends Sunday, followed by a youth weekend on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.

    Hunting expo offers unique Arkansas made products

    6:54 PM, Jan 24, 2014

    This week's blast of Arctic cold will push at least some people into a vortex of enthusiasm. That is, if you're a deer hunter.

    Upcoming events at the Little Rock Nature Center

    10:09 PM, Jan 21, 2014

    The Little Rock nature center is preparing for some big events this season,

    35th Annual Eagles et Cetera at DeGray Lake

    8:02 AM, Jan 21, 2014

    Eagles are here! DeGray Lake Resort State Park will host its 35th annual Eagles Et Cetera festival January 24-26, 2014.

    AGFC sets date to implement Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact

    4:43 PM, Jan 16, 2014

    Beginning July 1, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will become a part of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact.

    Some closings on WMAs due to feral hog trapping

    5:36 AM, Jan 16, 2014

    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says some areas of Wildlife Management Areas are being closed due to a program of trapping feral hogs.

    Whitetail bucks in Arkansas

    7:21 AM, Jan 14, 2014

    This morning we educated you on the whitetail buck and good places in Arkansas to find them.

    Outdoor Report: Eagle Awareness Month

    7:07 PM, Jan 9, 2014

    January is Eagle Awareness Month in Arkansas.

    Bird of the Week: Bufflehead

    1:23 PM, Jan 9, 2014

    Bird of the Week is the Bufflehead. This beautiful duck is fairly common in Arkansas throughout the winter.

    January is Eagle Awareness Month in Arkansas

    7:19 AM, Jan 7, 2014

    January is "Eagle Awareness" month in Arkansas. You're invited to an eagle feeding and presentation this weekend.

    Feds end 'Blueway' program

    12:28 PM, Jan 3, 2014

    The National Blueways System is being dissolved amid opposition from property owners and lawmakers who feared the conservation recognition program would lead to increased regulation and land seizures.