Five seminars focusing on deer hunting are coming up in August as part of public programs from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
The seminars are free and open to anyone. Each will open at 6:30 p.m. and run to 8:30 p.m. the sites and dates are:
- Tuesday, Aug. 13, Hope Community Center, 800 Mockingbird Lane.
- Tuesday, Aug. 13, St. Bernard’s Auditorium, 505 E. Washington, Jonesboro.
- Tuesday, Aug. 13, Game and Fish Commission Auditorium, 2 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock.
- Tuesday, Aug. 20, Agriculture Department Auditorium, University of Arkansas at Monticello.
- Tuesday, Aug. 27, Cooperative Extension Service, 2536 N. McConnell Ave., Fayetteville.
The seminars will include a look at the history of deer and deer management in Arkansas. Habitat, a key element of deer hunting, will be covered in several segments. These include:
- Facts and myths surrounding supplemental feeding and baiting.
- Benefits of food plots and how to properly establish them.
Also to be covered are recent changes in deer hunting regulations. Participants in the seminars will have opportunities to talk with AGFC deer biologists and private lands biologists.
No advance registration is required for these deer seminars.