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Nominations sought for Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame

Deadline to submit nominations is April 25

The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation is soliciting nominations for this year's inductees into the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame.

Every year the Outdoor Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant and lasting contributions toward Arizona's wildlife, the welfare of its natural resources, and the state's outdoor heritage.

To submit a nomination, download a nomination form (PDF and MS Word versions of this form can also be downloaded from http://www.azgfd.gov/w_c/ArizonaOutdoorHallofFame.shtml), fill it out, and return the completed form and all supplemental materials by April 25 to:

Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation

c/o Arizona Game and Fish Department

Attn: James Paxon, DOHQ

5000 W. Carefree Highway

Phoenix AZ 85086

Nominations may also be submitted by e-mail to JPaxon@azgfd.gov or faxed to (623) 236-7299. For further information call (623) 236-7226.

Past Outdoor Hall of Fame inductees have been individuals with backgrounds in wildlife volunteerism, corporate leadership, politics, wildlife art, and the media, including Ben Avery, Barry Goldwater, Morris K. Udall, Bill Quimby and Tom Woods, as well as groups and organizations such as Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center Volunteers, Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club, Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project.

The Outdoor Hall of Fame was established in 1998 by the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works with the Arizona Game and Fish Department to enhance the management, protection and enjoyment of Arizona’s fish and wildlife resources. Wildlife for Tomorrow provides additional support for projects and education activities where traditional resources are not adequate.

This year’s Outdoor Hall of Fame inductees will be honored on Aug. 23, 2014 at the foundation’s annual banquet in Scottsdale.

For more information, visit http://www.azgfd.gov/w_c/ArizonaOutdoorHallofFame.shtml or call (623) 236-7334.

 

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