Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission plays an important role in keeping The Natural State true to its name. During the last 100 years, the agency has overseen the protection, conservation, and preservation of various species of fish and wildlife in Arkansas.
Arkansas Conservation Officer Honored by Regional Peers
Corporal Mac Davis named 2020 SEAFWA Wildlife Officer of the Year
October 28, 2020
Missouri

The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) named Corporal Mac Davis the 2020 Colonel Bob Brantley Wildlife Officer of the Year at their 74th annual meeting, held virtually Oct. 26-28. Davis has 20 years of law enforcement experience, including seven with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC).

“Our conservation officers do so much more than the already daunting task of law enforcement, and Corporal Davis is no exception,” SEAFWA President Paul Johansen said. “From coordinating fishing derbies for nursing home residents to hosting antler shed hunting...

Agency Honored by Regional Peers for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) named as the 2017 SEAFWA Diversity and Inclusion Award winner in the category of Diversity Outreach and Education
October 31, 2017
Kentucky

The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies named the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) as the 2017 SEAFWA Diversity and Inclusion Award winner in the category of Diversity Outreach and Education at their annual meeting in Louisville this week. The AGFC’s Family and Community Fishing Program partners with community organizations to raise the profile and awareness of conservation within the state’s growing minority communities.

“The AGFC’s Family and Community Fishing Program has been providing family friendly fishing experiences in the state's more largely...

State Conservation Officers: The Best First Responders
When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, officers from other states were standing by ready to launch rescue operations.
September 11, 2017
Texas

As a group, our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the people who have lost homes, livelihoods, and loved ones. Recovering from such events takes a long time. However, in darkest of days there are lights that shine brightly, and the conservation law enforcement officers of SEAFWA states are some of the brightest. Southeastern state fish and wildlife officers are very active as first responders, and states assist each other in such efforts.

When natural disasters strike, the highly trained and dedicated state agency wildlife law enforcement officers are some of the most...