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The Arkansas Game & Fish Foundation is involved in various educational and interactive outdoor opportunities.

Arkansas Duck Stamp Program


For many, the purchase of a duck stamp is a mere requirement to duck hunt in Arkansas. Stamps are purchased every year by waterfowl hunters, many times when renewing their annual hunting license. The stamps are a very important source of funding for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission; millions in revenue from the stamp have been earmarked by the agency for waterfowl research and to preserve and acquire land for the safe refuges for the state’s abundant wildlife. The stamps tell stories of Arkansas’s rich waterfowl heritage - steeped with memorable scenes depicting legendary bayous and flooded timber holes to prized Labrador retrievers to magnificent sunrises over an iconic flooded rice field. It is in this realm that the artworld meets the waterfowler, and the passion that drives the Arkansas Waterfowl Stamp Program to create memories for future waterfowl enthusiasts to come. Save your stamps!

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Arkansas Quail Stamp Program


Conservationists have a new way to contribute to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Northern Bobwhite program efforts, thanks to the Quail Conservation Stamp available for voluntary purchase through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Proceeds from the stamp will be earmarked for priority habitat projects as well as quail population monitoring and research. Additionally, 2020 marks the first year the agency has partnered with the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation to produce, for purchase, a limited edition print bearing the stamp's image.

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J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center

Springdale, Arkansas

Indoors and outdoors are backdrops for experiencing nature on 62 acres with trails, native plants, a 3D archery targets, pavilions that double as classrooms and an indoor shooting range. Interactive exhibits indoors help explain the natural world to eager youngsters. Enjoy a scheduled program or walk the grounds for a relaxing break. 


To learn more about how you can help support the future growth of the nature center, please call Deke Whitbeck at 501-831-3382.

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AGFF Shooting Sports Complex

Jacksonville, Arkansas

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.

Northwest Arkansas Fish Habitat Alliance

The Northwest Arkansas Fish Habitat Alliance focuses on improving fish habitat with the help of local high schools, volunteers, and local businesses with education being the main component.




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. 


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.


Become a member of the AGFF and receive a free gift.

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