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 By WOT    Wildlife    October 1, 2017

Arizona Wildlife Views TV Show Now Available On YouTube

From highlighting the Sonoran pronghorn recovery to an in-depth look at the making of a wildlife manager, the Arizona Wildlife Views TV show covered a diverse range of wildlife and topics in the last...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    October 1, 2017

AZGFD Submits Comments On Federal Draft Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has submitted its official comments on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) draft Mexican wolf recovery plan which, when finalized, will outline a...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    October 1, 2017

AZGFD Accepting Applications For 2017 Heritage Fund Grants

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is accepting applications for more than $400,000 in Heritage Fund grants. The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 to be eligible for grant...

 
 By Carol L Allen    RVing    September 1, 2017 

Verde Valley, Arizona

Compiled By Carol L. Allen For lasting memories, visit the Verde Valley – recently named one of the Top 10 U.S. travel destinations by Lonely Planet. Located in the "heart" of Arizona, the Verde...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    September 1, 2017 

Bat Aid

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) was awarded $12,440 in grant funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to help protect the state's 28 species of bats from white-nose...

 
 By WOT    Shooting Sports    September 1, 2017 
Arizona Wildlife Federation

Outdoors-Woman

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop offers the opportunity to fulfill your hunter-education field-day requirements. The Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop on Sept. 8-10 is still accepting...

 

World Championship Dove Cook-off in Yuma

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma’s reputation as the “Dove Hunting Capital of the United States” is well-deserved. Banners on street poles welcome hunters by the thousands. Hotels and restaurants are...

 
 By AZBW    Shooting Sports    September 1, 2017 

AZGFD Officials Honored By WAFWA

The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) honored four leaders from the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) for their conservation efforts at an awards ceremony last month....

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    September 1, 2017 

Fifty Desert Tortoises Need Forever Homes

A brutal round with a dog resulted in an amputated leg, but Tripod the three-legged desert tortoise is ready for a new home. The surgery was conducted at the Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital and since...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    September 1, 2017 

AZGFD Takes Possession Of Newborn Fawn 'Kidnapped' From Wild

An approximately three-day-old deer fawn "kidnapped" from the wild near Salome will now be forced to a life in captivity. In August, the Arizona Game and Fish Department took possession of the days-ol...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    September 1, 2017 

AZGFD Accepting Applications For 2017 Heritage Fund Grants

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is accepting applications for more than $400,000 in Heritage Fund grants. The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 to be eligible for grant...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

ON THE COVER - 'Quality Of Life' Includes 'Cool'

If you know Wayne Gustaveson of Waynes Words, you have heard him say, "[the] quality of life is measured by [the] amount of time spent fishing." During the Southwest summer months, we would add this:...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2017

Nominations Sought For 2017 AZGF Commission Awards

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is soliciting nominations for its 2017 Commission Awards. The deadline for submission is Aug. 24. The purpose of these awards is to recognize Arizonans who have co...

 

Arizona Big Game Super Raffle Nets Record $673,600 For Wildlife

Winners of the 12th annual Arizona Big Game Super Raffle were announced recently at Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters in Phoenix. The prizes included a total of 10 Special Big Game Tags,...

 

Ben Avery Shooting Facility Main Range To Get Upgrades

When the Ben Avery Shooting Facility's main range opens bright and early Aug. 30, recreational shooters will zero in on several improvements: • Earthen berms that serve as backstops for 67 shooting...

 

Gambel's Quail Call Counts Encouraging

Arizona's quail hunters have had it rough. Ask them to recount their best hunt in the past few years, and most will look down at their dust-covered hunting boots and shake their heads. Well, if the...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2017

Arizona Conservationists To Be Honored At Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet

The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation, together with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, will induct five individuals into the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame. The Foundation's 20th Annual Hall of Fame...

 

There Are Beautiful Places To Cool Off In Arizona

In Arizona, people tend to think of heading north to cool off in the summer, but there are many places in the southern and eastern areas of our beautiful state that also offer higher altitudes, cool...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

Ty Gray Named Director Of Arizona Game And Fish Department

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has appointed Ty Gray as director of the Arizona Game and Fish Department. The appointment came in a unanimous 5-0 vote at the commission's June 11 meeting. Gray,...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2017

Nominations Sought For 2017 AZGF Commission Awards

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is soliciting nominations for its 2017 Commission Awards. The deadline for submission is Aug. 24. The purpose of these awards is to recognize Arizonans who have...

 

AZGFD's "Hunt Arizona" Available

ONLINE RESOURCE -- The 2017 edition of "Hunt Arizona," the Arizona Game and Fish Department's yearly compilation of big and small game hunting statistics, is now available online at...

 

A Mini-Mauser - The Remarkable Gunsmiths Fire Up Another Project

It was a fun road trip. Prescott is a beautiful city, and the drive up always seems to be a pleasant outing; besides, the destination is not only the city. For those of you who haunt gun shops,...

 

AZGFD, Partners Offer Dozens Of Events

When it comes to choosing a "how-to" outdoor skill event, one size does not fit all. So, where does one begin? Look no further than the Arizona Game and Fish Department, along with its extensive netwo...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

James Ammons Becomes Chairman Of Arizona Game And Fish Commission

James Ammons assumed the role of chairman of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission on July 1. Charged with leading the five-member commission for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, Ammons has been serving on...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! -- Arizona Game And Fish Video Producer David Majure

CONGRATULATIONS! -- Arizona Game and Fish video producer David Majure recently received three Excellence in Craft Awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA). Majure was recognized...

 

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