Nominations Sought for Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame

Deadline to submit nominations is May 6

Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona Game and Fish Department

Phoenix, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation is soliciting nominations for this year’s inductees into the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame.

The Outdoor Hall of Fame annually recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant and lasting contributions toward Arizona’s wildlife, the welfare of its natural resources, and the state’s outdoor heritage.

To submit a nomination, download the form, fill it out, and return it along with all supplemental materials by May 6 to:

Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation
c/o Arizona Game and Fish Department
Attn: Jim Paxon, DOHQ
5000 W. Carefree Highway
Phoenix AZ 85086

Nominations may also be submitted by e-mail to Jim Paxon at [email protected] or faxed to (623) 236-7299. For further information, call (623) 236-7226. A copy of the nomination form can also be downloaded from www.azgfd.com/agency/azoutdoorhalloffame.

This year’s inductees will be honored on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the annual Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet at the Chaparral Suites Scottsdale (soon to be renamed Embassy Suites Scottsdale), 5001 N. Scottsdale Road.

Past Outdoor Hall of Fame inductees have been individuals with backgrounds in wildlife volunteerism, corporate leadership, politics, wildlife and the media, including Ben Avery, Barry Goldwater, Morris K. Udall, John McCain, Bill Quimby and Tom Woods, as well as groups and organizations such as Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center Volunteers, Arizona Antelope Foundation, Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club, Arizona Deer Association, National Wild Turkey Federation, Safari Club International, Audubon Arizona, Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project.

Did you know?

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has trust responsibility for managing more than 800 native wildlife species – the most of any inland state – for current and future generations of Arizona citizens (https://azgfdportal.az.gov/Hunting/NAM).

About Wildlife for Tomorrow:

Wildlife for Tomorrow was created in 1990 to enhance the management, protection and enjoyment of Arizona’s fish and wildlife resources. The foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works closely with the Arizona Game and Fish Department to provide additional support for projects and education activities where traditional resources are not adequate.

For more information, visit www.wildlifefortomorrow.org.

About the Arizona Game and Fish Department:

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is the state agency charged with conserving the entire range of wildlife within our borders, from big game such as elk and deer to smaller mammals, reptiles and fish. The Department is one of the nation’s leading proponents of the “North American Model of Wildlife Conservation,” which relies on sound science, public participation, active habitat management, strict regulation and active law enforcement to sustain wildlife populations.

For more information, visit: www.azgfdportal.az.gov.