The Arkansas Game & Fish Foundation is involved in various educational and interactive outdoor opportunities.
J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center
These 61 acres bring the indoors and outdoors together to create exhibits dedicated to conservation, restoration and education. This property, in the heart of Northwest Arkansas, was donated by the City of Springdale as a haven to highlight the region’s natural beauty, even as development continues around it.
To learn more about the project or how you can help support please call Deke Whitbeck at 501-831-3382.
AGFF Shooting Sports Complex
The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Arkansas is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM. Call 501-241-2441 to schedule use of the range or rental of the learning center and/or pavilions.
This state‐of-the-art public shooting range facility at 2800 Graham Road in Jacksonville opened in early 2014. The multi-use complex is the largest of its kind in the state. It includes 14 trap fields, three skeet overlays, three lit fields, two pavilions, a fishing lake, and a 5,100 square foot clubhouse that includes a learning center.
Potlatch Conservation Education Center at Cook's Lake
Near Casscoe, Arkansas
The Cook's Lake facility was formed through a partnership between the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service and the Potlatch Corporation. The Potlatch Conservation Education Center sits on over 1800 acres and is the site of a broad range of conservation education programs and activities. The Center is the host of educator workshops, hands on field trips for youth as well as special youth and mobility impaired hunts.
Fred Berry Conservation Education Center on Crooked Creek
Near Yellville, Arkansas
The property, a former dairy farm, is now the site of a joint conservation education project between the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. A generous donation by retired Yellville-Summit school-teacher and counselor, Fred Berry, set the project in motion in 1999.The facility is located on 421 acres of land and has 2.75 miles of frontage on Crooked Creek. The center allows extended public access, opened Kelly's slab for public use and initiated new conservation education opportunities for young people and their teachers.
Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program
The Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program (AYSSP) aims to bring the joy of the outdoors and the rewards of safely learning to shoot to young Arkansans. Have you ever considered competing in the Olympics or a national shooting championship?
This program from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission could be a start.
ARKANSAS NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM
The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation is proud to support and sponsor Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program. This year your Foundation helped to fund eighteen new Arkansas National Archery in the Schools programs in schools across Arkansas.
BOW (BECOMING AN OUTDOOR WOMAN)
Ladies want to learn more about the enjoyment of Arkansas outdoors? Learn how your Foundation is helping. The objective is to provide a non-threatening atmosphere where women can have fun learning skills that will enhance their enjoyment of Arkansas’ outdoors.