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Wildlife News – December 3, 2010

* Leftover javelina, turkey, bear hunting permits available * Give fishing memories this holiday season * Outdoor recreationists asked to help bald eagles during breeding season * 2010 survey results released for desert bighorn sheep on the Kofa NWR * Get a special deal on Arizona Wildlife Views magazine and calendar * Wildlife-themed gift ideas […]

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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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Come network with Game and Fish on Facebook

Connect with others who share your outdoor interests Do you want the latest news, updates, videos and photographs from the Arizona Game and Fish Department, and even get the opportunity to chat with others who share your interests? Then become a “fan” of the Arizona Game and Fish Department on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/azgafd. It’s interesting. It […]

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Game and Fish Adds Sharing and Social Bookmarking Bar

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has added a Share or Bookmark bar to our articles, blogs, outdoor calendar dates, and user photos sections. This makes it easier than ever to share news and photos with your friends and family on Facebook, Twitter, E-mail, and 150+ other bookmarking and sharing services (just click on the […]

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Arizona Game and Fish headquarters receives highest green building rating

Becomes first building in Phoenix—and fourth in Arizona—to receive “platinum” LEED recognition PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s headquarters building in Phoenix has earned “platinum” certification—the highest awarded—through the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program. There are only three other buildings in Arizona that have received […]

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Headquarters facility wins award for energy efficiency, environmental design

The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s headquarters facility has been recognized as the “LEED-certified Building of the Year” by the Arizona chapter of NAIOP, the commercial real estate development association. The 117,452-square-foot, three-building campus, which the department has occupied since November 2007, was recognized for meeting LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards for […]

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Give a magazine gift subscription and get a free wildlife calendar

Give a magazine gift subscription and get a free wildlife calendar The 2009 Arizona Wildlife Calendar normally costs $3 each, but we have a special deal for people who enjoy Arizona Wildlife Views magazine. Give a gift subscription to the magazine to a friend or family member, and we’ll reward your generosity with a free […]

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Last-minute gift ideas from Game and Fish

Running out of ideas for those last-minute holiday gifts and stocking stuffers? Here are some suggestions for the wildlife enthusiast in your family: Arizona Wildlife Viewing Guide – Describes 128 unique viewing sites in Arizona and the wildlife found at them, accompanied by beautiful photographs. Available for $14.95 at the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s […]

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Speaker series focuses on Arizona wildlife

The Department has created a new speaker series open to the public with unique features for educators. Join us for these two-hour events. The first hour will be a talk from a Department biologist on a specific topic. The optional second hour will consist of educational activities ready to be taken back to the classroom. All […]

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Game and Fish wildlife manager receives two Officer-of-the-Year awards

Game and Fish wildlife manager receives two Officer-of-the-Year awards Shawn Wagner, Arizona Game and Fish Department wildlife manager in Unit 3B South, near Pinetop, was recently honored as “Wildlife Manager of the Year” by the department and as the “Pogue-Elms Officer of the Year” by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA). Both […]

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Public shooting ranges receive grant funds from commission

Public shooting ranges receive grant funds from commission The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has awarded $87,550 to six grant applicants for the construction, improvement, enhancement, or expansion of public shooting ranges located throughout the state. The Shooting Range Grants Program, administered by the Arizona Game and Fish Department, was established in 1996 to encourage […]

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Arizona Wildlife Views magazine garners awards

Arizona Wildlife Views magazine garners awards Arizona Wildlife Views magazine, the state’s magazine about wildlife and outdoor recreation, has received a quartet of honors from The Communicator Awards, which are sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. The magazine earned four Awards of Distinction, one for overall content and three for […]

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New brochure helps Arizona residents coexist with black bears

New brochure helps Arizona residents coexist with black bears Spring is blossoming around the state, and with it comes increased critter activity, especially among Arizona’s black bears. As urban areas expand and wildlife is forced to share their habitat, encounters with humans are becoming more common. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a […]

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Attention bargain-hunters — Arizona Wildlife Views at 7 for $7

Attention bargain-hunters — Arizona Wildlife Views at 7 for $7 Here’s a hot deal for May: Go online to order a subscription to Arizona Wildlife Views magazine and get seven issues of Arizona’s award-winning wildlife magazine for just $7. That’s a substantial savings off the regular price of six issues for $8.50, and it’s only […]

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Best trout fishing conditions in more than a decade

Best trout fishing conditions in more than a decade The deep snow drifts across backcountry mountain roads have melted and now Arizona’s picturesque trout lakes in the national forests are not only accessible, most have filled and spilled as well, creating premium fishing conditions not seen in more than a decade. “This is shaping up […]

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