Archive for February, 2009

Department is expanding efforts at upcoming ISE outdoor show

Department is expanding efforts at upcoming ISE outdoor show Invest in your family and reconnect with the outdoors at ISE The Arizona Game and Fish Department is expanding its presence at the ever-popular International Sportsmen’s Expo (ISE) Feb. 27-March 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. “This terrific outdoor show just gets better […]

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Next commission meeting is Feb. 6-7 in Phoenix

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission is Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix. Friday’s portion of the meeting begins with an executive session at 8 a.m., followed by the public meeting. Items on […]

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Stay engaged in federal land management planning efforts

Public has opportunity to provide input on forest plans and travel management plans Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to stay engaged in the public input processes for federal land management and travel management efforts. Most of Arizona’s national forests and BLM field offices are in various stages of revising land use and travel management plans. Two […]

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New range offers great opportunities for West Valley shooters

Buckeye Hills complex and range renamed after local World War II heroes On Friday, Jan. 16, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department hosted the grand opening of the Joe Foss Shooting Complex, formerly known as the Buckeye Hills Shooting Range, located in Buckeye, Ariz. The facility is a self-sufficient “green” complex operated by on-site […]

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Bikers soar to help sick and injured wildlife

What better way to spend a Sunday than on the back of a motorcycle enjoying Arizona’s landscape, all while benefiting sick and injured wildlife? Riders are invited to participate in the family-friendly “Bikers Soar for Wildlife Poker Run” on Feb. 8. The fundraiser helps with the care and rehabilitation of animals at the Arizona Game […]

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Ten tips when applying for elk and/or antelope hunting permits

Ten tips when applying for elk and/or antelope hunting permits Application deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 10; apply early to avoid long lines If you have visions of elk steaks on the grill or sending those trophy horns of a 70-class pronghorn to the taxidermist, don’t forget the most important step – applying for a hunt […]

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Quail season ends Feb. 8

It’s been a long and fruitful season, but the end is near. When the sun sets on Sunday, Feb. 8 there will be eight long months before upland hunters can chase Arizona’s fabulous quail species again. The good news is, there is still a little time left to head out after them one more time. […]

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