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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Next commission meeting is Sept. 11-12 in Phoenix

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 11 and 12 at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix (1.5 miles west of I-17).
The public can view the meeting any of three ways: (1) attending the meeting in person in [...]

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Kurt Bahti named Shikar-Safari Officer of the Year for Arizona

Kurt Bahti, the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Region 5 Tucson wildlife manager supervisor, received the 2008 Shikar-Safari Club’s Officer of the Year Award for Arizona for his lifelong service and impeccable record.
Bahti, a 30-year veteran, has more than 20 years experience as a field-training officer impacting a generation of [...]

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Next commission meeting is May 15 in Phoenix

The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be held Friday, May 15, at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix (1.5 miles west of I-17).
The meeting begins with an executive session at 8 a.m., followed by the public session. The [...]

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Senate confirms appointment of Jack Husted to commission

The Arizona State Senateon April 16confirmed the appointment of Jack Husted as the newest member of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.
Husted was appointed in early April by Governor Jan Brewer. He replaces Bill McLean, whose term on the commission expired this year.
Husted, from Springerville, has a broad background in both the [...]

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Next commission meeting is April 17-18; fall hunt orders to be set

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission will consider the proposed commission orders for the 2009-10 hunting seasons for deer, turkey, javelina, bighorn sheep, buffalo, bear and mountain lion during the Saturday portion of the commission’s next regularly scheduled meeting on April 17-18.
The meeting will be held at the Arizona Game and [...]

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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 [...]

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Public will be able to watch Game and Fish Commission at the department‘s regional department offices

PHOENIX – Thanks to modern video conferencing techniques, those living in rural areas of Arizona will no longer have to travel long distances to participate in regularly scheduled Arizona Game and Fish Commission meetings.
Starting Feb. 6-7, the Game and Fish Department is initiating a pilot program to provide video feeds of [...]

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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 [...]

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Meet the Arizona Game and Fish Commission this Saturday

You’ll have a chance to meet the members of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission and provide your input on the department’s activities and priorities when the commission holds its annual “Meet the Commission” event this Saturday, Jan. 17. The public is highly encouraged to attend.
The meeting will be held at the [...]

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Meet the Arizona Game and Fish Commission at January meeting

You’ll have a chance to meet the members of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission and provide your input on the department’s activities and priorities when the commission holds its annual “Meet the Commission” event on Saturday, Jan. 17. The public is highly encouraged to attend.
The meeting will be held at the [...]

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Commission to hold its ‘09 meetings in Phoenix to save costs

In an effort to reduce costs in the current economic climate, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission has decided to hold all of its regularly scheduled public meetings in 2009 at the Game and Fish Department headquarters in Phoenix.
The decision, made at the Dec. 6 commission meeting in Casa Grande, comes [...]

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Tickets available for Commission Awards Banquet Seating is limited, so reserve your seats today

The annual Commission Awards Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009 at the Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix North, 10220 N. Metro Parkway East in Phoenix. The event begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and presentation of the commission awards. Seating is limited to this special event, so make your [...]

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Next commission meeting is Dec. 5-6 in Casa Grande

The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission is this Friday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Francisco Grande Hotel, 26000 W. Gila Bend Highway in Casa Grande.
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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Commission to consider fish regulation changes at October meeting

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is considering various changes to the 2009-10 fishing regulations during the Saturday portion of its Oct. 10-11 meeting in Phoenix at the department headquarters located at 5000 W. Carefree Highway (just west of I-17).
The Game and Fish Department gathered public input on the proposals by [...]

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Next commission meeting is Oct. 10-11 in Phoenix

Next commission meeting is Oct. 10-11 in Phoenix
The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11, 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 [...]

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Arizona Game and Fish Commissioners recognize volunteers for OHV work

Arizona Game and Fish Commissioners recognize volunteers for OHV work
Eastern Arizona leaders help facilitate OHV bill’s passage
Several volunteers who played key roles in the passage of the new off-highway vehicle legislation were recently recognized for their efforts by Arizona Game and Fish Commissioners Robert Woodhouse and Norm Freeman.

Graham County Supervisor [...]

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Commission selects 2008 award recipients at September meeting

Commission selects 2008 award recipients at September meeting
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission selected its 2008 Commission Award recipients at its monthly public meeting in Pinetop on Sept. 5-6. The award winners, who will be formally recognized at the annual Meet the Commission banquet in January, are:

Award of Excellence – Senator [...]

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Stay engaged in federal land use planning

Stay engaged in federal land use planning
Apache-Sitgreaves NF seeks input on forest plan; Prescott NF proposes fee increases
You have an opportunity to help develop strategic direction for the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. The USDA Forest Service is hosting a series of open houses from Sept. 3-11 to gather input for the revised [...]

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