Archive for December, 2009

Provide your input on Arizona’s State Wildlife Action Plan

Public meeting dates set for seven locations The Arizona Game and Fish Department will hold a series of public meetings and accept public comment as part of an effort to update and revise Arizona’s State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP). This document, previously known as the Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy, was accepted by the U.S. Fish […]

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Reminder to OHV riders: Decal renewal is your responsibility

The “user play/user pay” program known as the OHV Decal program went into effect Jan. 1, 2009. The program requires the annual purchase of an OHV Decal for any off-highway vehicle that is designed by the manufacturer primarily for travel over unimproved terrain and weighs 1,800 pounds or less. Remember, the OHV Decal you purchased […]

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Joint law enforcement checkpoint at Redington Pass screens 163 vehicles

Arizona Game and Fish Department officers participated in a joint law enforcement checkpoint on Nov. 29 in the Rincon Mountains that screened 163 vehicles, issuing one citation for failure to tag a harvested deer and warning 11 off-highway vehicle (OHV) operators for not displaying required OHV stickers. The 11 warnings were issued to OHV operators […]

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Reserve your spot for the Commission Awards Banquet

Don’t forget to make your reservation for the annual Arizona Game and Fish Commission Awards Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 2532 W. Peoria Ave. in Phoenix. The banquet recognizes individuals and organizations that have contributed to Arizona’s wildlife resources and the mission of the Arizona Game and Fish Department. […]

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Help protect Arizona’s bald eagles: Respect closure areas

It’s time again for Arizona’s bald eagles to begin their breeding activities, and outdoor recreationists are asked to help protect important breeding areas by honoring the closure of 20 areas across the state. Various land and wildlife management agencies close the breeding areas for part of the year, beginning in December, to protect the state’s […]

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Give a unique outdoor gift to family and friends

This holiday season treat your family and friends to those special outdoor recreation-related items they might not purchase for themselves. Does mom or dad love to fish Arizona’s many lakes and streams? Purchase a lifetime or super conservation license. Does grandma love to read? Give her a gift that lasts all year with a subscription […]

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