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AZGFD accepting applications for desert tortoise adoptions

PHOENIX – Nearly 100 desert tortoises will soon awaken from their winter slumber and the Arizona Game and Fish Tortoise Adoption program will be once again be looking for good adoptive homes. There is no charge to adopt a tortoise. The desert tortoises up for adoption are a wide range of ages and s...

AZGFD Outdoor Expo three weeks away

One of Arizona’s largest hands-on outdoor expos is 3 weeks away. The Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo presented by Shikar Safari Club International will be held on Saturday, March 25, and Sunday, March 26, at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix. The free event offers loads of ac...

Fossil Creek permit reservations open tomorrow for 2017 season

Camp Verde, Ariz., Feb. 28, 2017 — The public can begin making reservations through a seasonal permit system to visit Fossil Creek starting tomorrow. Seasonal reservations are required from April 1 through Oct. 1, 2017, for day-use visitation in the Fossil Creek Permit Area, located within the Coco...

New Motor Vehicle Use Maps available for Williams and Tusayan districts

Williams, Ariz., Feb. 14, 2017—For Immediate Release. New Motor Vehicle Use Maps are now available for the Williams and Tusayan ranger districts of the Kaibab National Forest. The maps, which show what roads are open to motor vehicle travel, are the result of years of monitoring public feedback foll...

Boaters, watercraft users urged to ‘Spring Aboard’ with boating safety course

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD), in partnership with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), is encouraging the state’s boating and watercraft users to Spring Aboard and prepare for the boating season by enrolling in a safety education course. S...

Public invited to comment on proposed boating and water sport rules, fees

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking public comments on multiple proposed boating and water sports rule changes. On Jan. 13, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission approved a draft notice of proposed rulemaking, amending Article 5, which outlines boating and water sports regulati...

Survey looks to measure off-highway vehicle financial impact 

Results help share future trail, safety and education efforts PHOENIX — The popularity of off-highway vehicles (OHV) has exploded throughout the state and, Arizona State Parks and Trails and the Arizona Game and Fish Department are turning to OHV enthusiasts to help shape the future of the activity...

AZGFD Outdoor Expo is March 25-26

Mark your calendars for the AZGFD Outdoor Expo is March 25-26 PHOENIX — Mark your calendars! The 2017 Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo, presented by Shikar Safari Club International, will be held Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26, at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix. Ad...

Fees for some day-use sites and campgrounds to increase in 2017

Flagstaff, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2017 — The Forest Service has approved a request by Recreation Resource Management (RRM) to increase fees at concessionaire-run campgrounds and two day-use sites. RRM requested the increase in response to the recent Arizona minimum wage increase and holds the concession p...

Meetings aim to shape future off-highway vehicle recreation on BLM land

Meetings around Arizona offer information, opportunities for input PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department encourages off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts who utilize Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands to participate in a series of workshops organized by the National Off-Highway Vehicle ...
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