Archive for March, 2009

2009 Game and Fish Outdoor Expo to be best yet

Mark your calendars for March 28-29 The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Outdoor Expo is Arizona’s largest ‘outdoor’ public event, intended on exposing people of all ages to our state’s magnificent outdoor recreational opportunities. The entire family can explore numerous activities and demonstrations that include camping, hunting, fishing, wildlife conservation, off-highway vehicle riding and boating. […]

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Tres Rios Nature Festival scheduled for March 7-8 in Avondale

The Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival is fast approaching! The 2009 family-friendly festival will be held on March 7-8 at the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Base and Meridian Wildlife Area (B&M Wildlife Area) in Avondale, Ariz. Held near the confluence of the Gila, Salt and Agua Fria rivers, the festival is held in […]

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Increased firearms sales set a positive trend for upcoming outdoor events in Arizona

The recent reports of increased firearms and ammunition sales across the nation set a positive note for upcoming shooting events and outdoor shows in Arizona despite the nation’s challenging economic downturn, said Arizona Game and Fish Department officials. According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, firearms sales in the nation jumped 28.8 percent in January, […]

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Ride responsibly when using OHVs while hunting

Off-highway vehicles (OHVs), specifically all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), provide good help during hunting season. Each year more and more people are using them. Because ATVs are easier than walking, can access terrain that most vehicles cannot, and can assist in the retrieval of game, they provide an advantage to hunters across Arizona. When out in the […]

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Next commission meeting is March 6-7 in Phoenix

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission is Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 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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