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Below is a list of professional organizations and associations that provide resources, networking, professional development, and career information:

Arkansas Game and Fish CommissionComplete reference and directory to the hunting and fishing regulations statewide. Information on licenses, zones, tips, gun laws, and seasons provided. The AGFC’s internship program allows students to gain practical experience and meet hands-on training requirements necessary to earn their degrees and gain valuable career-oriented experience. Internships will post late January 2015.

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism - ADPT developed this Internet job opportunity page to help you better understand the Department and employment opportunities. 

Arkansas Parks and Recreation AssociationOrganized in 1964, the Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) is a non-profit professional organization for park, recreation and leisure services professionals.

Arkansas Forestry CommissionThe mission of the AFC is to protect Arkansas’s forests, and those who enjoy them, from wildland fire and natural hazards while promoting rural and urban forest health, stewardship, development and conservation for all generations of Arkansans.

National Recreation and Park Association- The National Recreation and Park Association provides information and services to communities in the United States attempting to make them conscious of the environment around them. The NRPA Career Center is the online resource for park and recreation professionals you won't find anywhere else.

Society of Health and Physical Educators- SHAPE America is the largest organization of professionals involved in school-based health, physical education and physical activity, who are dedicated to teaching and promoting active, healthy lifestyles. Founded in 1885, SHAPE America provides a comprehensive array of resources, leadership in the development of standards and guidelines, professional development and advocacy for its members as well as the general public.  

Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education- The AORE is an organization developed by and for outdoor recreation and education professionals and students. Prior to becoming an Association, AORE existed as a loosely-knit group of professionals hosting conferences since 1984. Founded at the International Conference on Outdoor Recreation in 1993, AORE is a grass-roots organization dedicated to advancing the field of outdoor recreation and education.

North American Society for Sports Management- The purpose of the North American Society for Sport Management is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study, research, scholarly writing, and professional development in the area of sport management - both theoretical and applied aspects. 

The Corps Network- The Corps Network provides critical leadership to the Corps movement and to our nation’s Service and Conservation Corps as they harness the power of youth and young adults to tackle some of America’s greatest challenges and transform their own lives. 

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