Deadline for Arizona Commission Award nominations is Aug. 7

Deadline for Arizona Commission Award nominations is Aug. 7

Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona Game and Fish Department

Arizona – -(AmmoLand.com)- There is still time for you to submit nominations for the 2009 Arizona Game and Fish Commission Awards. The deadline is Aug. 7, 2009.

Each year the commission recognizes Arizonans who have contributed significantly to the welfare of the state’s wildlife and the mission of the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Nominations may include individuals, organizations, clubs, foundations or government agencies. Arizona Game and Fish Department employees are not eligible for nomination.

Categories for nomination this year include:

  • Award of Excellence
  • Youth Environmentalist of the Year
  • Outdoor Writer of the Year
  • Media of the Year
  • Conservation Organization of the Year
  • Conservationist of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Educator of the Year
  • License Dealer of the Year
  • Natural Resource Professional of the Year (new category this year)
  • Mentor of the Year (new category this year)
  • Advocate of the Year (new category this year)

Descriptions of each category are on the nomination form.

To download a nomination form, visit www.azgfd.gov/inside_azgfd/commission_awards.shtml.

Return the nomination form and all supplemental materials to: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Attn: Marty Fabritz – DOHQ, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086. Forms can also be faxed to (623) 236-7299 or e-mailed to [email protected] Remember, the deadline is Aug. 7.

Winners of the 2009 awards will be honored at the Meet the Commission banquet in Phoenix in January 2010.

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