Turkey hunters - public meetings

Turkey hunters urged to voice opinions at public meetings LITTLE ROCK (AGFC) – Arkansas turkey hunters will have the opportunity to gather information and ask questions on proposed turkey hunting regulations for 2012.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host six public meetings across Arkansas Aug. 23. All of the meetings will begin at 7 p.m.

The meetings are part of the AGFC's annual turkey regulations process.

Public comments and all other written and electronic comments will be presented to the Commission in September, along with Wildlife Committee recommendations for the 2012 turkey season. After a final 30-day public comment period, the Commission will approve the 2012 turkey season at its October meeting.

Comments may be verbal or written. Written comments may be submitted at any of the meetings, online at www.agfc.com or mailed by Sept. 30 to: AGFC, Turkey Hunting Regulations Considerations, 2 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.

Meeting locations:

Little Rock
AGFC Central Office
2 Natural Resources Drive
800-364-4263

Jonesboro
Forrest L. Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center
600 E. Lawson Road
877-972-5438

Fort Smith
Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center
8300 Wells Lake Road
877-478-1043

Monticello
AGFC Regional Office
771 Jordan Drive
877-367-3559

Camden
AGFC Regional Office
500 Ben Lane
877-836-4612

Fayetteville
Ozarks Electric Cooperative
3641 Wedington Drive
877-967-7577