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Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop is Aug. 14-16

Ladies can receive expert instruction in fishing, camping, canoeing, photography and more Beat the heat with a retreat to the pine trees. The Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) outdoor skills workshop is scheduled for Aug. 14-16 at the Friendly Pines Camp near Prescott. It will begin at noon on Friday and end at noon on […]

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10 Most UNWanted Arizona Invasive Species: Plants & Animals

View the PDF Version: 10 Most Unwanted Arizona’s Invasive Animals and Plants 1. Quagga Mussel Origin – Eastern Europe and Ukraine Prolific populator; Removes food/nutrients from water column, clogs pipes and water conveyance infrastructure, damages boat motors and marinas; Management/eradication costs can be enormous for power and water supply agencies. Dispersal by boats and equipment, […]

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Kingman wildlife presentations set through summer

With recent events around Kingman and in other areas of Arizona, Game and Fish Department personnel will discuss “Urban Wildlife” at the next presentation of the Summer Wildlife Series in Kingman, May 28. All presentations, which will be held from May through August, run from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Powerhouse Visitor’s Center Event Room. Personnel […]

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Payson Wildlife Fair set for Saturday, May 9

PHOENIX — Green Valley Park in Payson, Ariz., will undergo an amazing transformation on Saturday, May 9, when its sprawling grassy expanses turn into a carnival full of wildlife and fun outdoor activities. The 15th annual Payson Wildlife Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day, and organizers have been working […]

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Outdoor Expo sets attendance record

The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s 2009 Outdoor Expo drew a record 35,000 people over the March 28-29 weekend, breaking last year’s attendance of 26,000. The event was held at the 1,650-acre Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, a world-renowned five-star range that is listed as a Phoenix Point of Pride. “We host the Expo […]

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Two “Becoming An Outdoors Woman” (BOW) workshops to choose from April 3-5 or Aug.14-16

There are two “Becoming An Outdoors Woman” workshops to choose from: April 3-5, and again Aug.14-16, at the Friendly Pines Camp near Prescott. Enrollment is open to all women 18 and older. These workshops introduce women to outdoors skills in an enjoyable, non-threatening environment. Expert instructors teach women skills such as canoeing, camping, using a […]

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Game and Fish wildlife fair returns to Kingman April 9

Those who believe nothing in life is free have yet to visit the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Region III Wildlife Fair from 6-9 p.m. April 9 at the Kingman Academy of Learning High School The information, giveaway items, and hands-on instruction in hunting and casting is all free of charge as Game and Fish […]

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2009 Free Arizona Outdoor Expo Event Program – Video & Map Now Available

The 2009 Free Arizona Outdoor Expo page has been updated with the Event Program & Map now available.  Also recently updated is the below promotional video: Related Posts2009 Outdoor Expo slated for late MarchTake out your new 2009 calendar and mark the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s (AGFD) 2009 Outdo…Make plans to attend the Game […]

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Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop to be held April 3-5

Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) introduces women to outdoors skills in an enjoyable, non-threatening environment. At $240 per person, this program may be one of the best bargains around. Expert instructors teach women skills such as canoeing, camping, using a compass, fly fishing, Dutch oven cooking, archery, and many more. Classes are held during the […]

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Bring your family to the FREE Game and Fish Outdoor Expo

Are you looking for an inexpensive way to spend quality time with family and friends? Or a way to get reconnected with Arizona’s great outdoors? Then come on out to the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s FREE Outdoor Expo on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29. The event will be held from 9 a.m. […]

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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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Come see the state mammal or bid on elk antlers at ISE Feb. 27-29

Come see Arizona’s state mammal or bid on antlers at Sportsmen’s Exposition PHOENIX – Would you like to see Arizona’s state mammal – a ringtail – up close and personal? Are you interested in shooting a bow and arrow? Want to catch a fish? Do you have a youngster who would like shooting a quality […]

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Alamo Lake cleanup is Feb. 28

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is organizing the annual Alamo Lake cleanup for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28. Volunteers are needed — it’s hard but rewarding work, and you’ll be helping to improve this popular area. Arizona State Parks is waiving the camping and boat launch fees for those registered […]

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Bring your family to the free Game and Fish Outdoor Expo

The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Outdoor Expo is Arizona’s largest “outdoors” 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 live wildlife displays, camping, archery, hunting, fishing, shooting sports, wildlife conservation, off-highway vehicle riding and boating. […]

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Visit Game and Fish at the ISE show

Be sure to check out the Arizona Game and Fish Department exhibits and activities at the ever-popular International Sportsmen’s Expo (ISE), Feb. 27-March 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Once again, Game and Fish is operating the Youth Outdoor Sports Fair at ISE, with a kids fishing tank, live wildlife, wildlife assets […]

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Make plans to attend the Game and Fish Outdoor Expo in March

Take out your new 2009 calendar and make sure you save the dates for the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Outdoor Expo at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in north Phoenix. The event is free and will be held Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. […]

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

The 2009 Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival will be held 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, this annual family event is conducted in cooperation with the Wildlife for […]

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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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Becoming an Outdoors Woman program set

The Arizona Wildlife Federation will be sponsoring a winter Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop. The dates are Feb. 6-8, 2009 in the Goldfield Mountain Range. This retreat will showcase the beauty and wonder of our desert. The place is Saguaro Lake Ranch, which is a historical resort-style retreat located in the Tonto National Forest […]

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