Arizona Elk Society Fundraising Banquet To Improve Arizona Wildlife Aid

You can apply for a 2017 sportsman permit starting Oct. 26. If you draw the permit for bull elk, you’ll have plenty of days and plenty of places to find your trophy.
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Arizona Elk Society

PHOENIX, Ariz. -( The Arizona Elk Society is inviting the public to a night of fun helping Arizona’s elk and other wildlife at the 16th Annual Fundraising Banquet at the Mesa Convention Center on April 8.

The Banquet will feature a delicious dinner, cash bar, raffles and auctions, plus several surprises.

Attendees can bid on Arizona Game & Fish Commission special elk, buffalo or lion tags or a Hualapai Reservation special elk permit, with proceeds going to benefit the species of the tag.

Arizona Elk Society Executive Director Steve Clark said that as the costs of conservation efforts continues to rise, fundraising events such as this are vital to maintain and expand the important work the society does to enhance the quality of wildlife habitat as well as teach the next generation to become responsible stewards of conservation and our national heritage.

“The generous gifts of the community help us maintain key services, especially our wildlife habitat projects,” Clark said. “Thousands of Arizona children have benefited from our various youth projects, camps and scholarship programs.”

When: April 8, Doors open at 4 p.m., Dinner at 5:30 p.m., Auction follows
Where: Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St., Mesa, AZ
Cost: $75. Each ticket includes $20 of raffle tickets, if purchased by March 31. All tickets purchased after Monday, April 3 can be picked up at will-call window.

Arizona Elk Society
Arizona Elk Society

Raffle/Auction Highlights:

  • Commissioner’s Tag
  • Lion Tag
  • Buffalo Tag
  • Hualapai Indian Reservation’s Special Elk Permit
  • World-Class Firearms, Outdoor and Hunting Gear

To purchase tickets, click here.

“We encourage anyone interested in preserving wildlife and habitat, to take action and become involved in supporting the many Arizona Elk Society projects,” Clark said. So many have given in 2016 and know we can serve even more in 2017 as together we preserve our national heritage.”


About The Arizona Elk Society:

The Arizona Elk Society is committed to conserving and enhancing wildlife habitat in Arizona, protecting sound wildlife management and habitat through partnering with government agencies and other organizations and implementing special programs for youth education regarding conservation, hunting and outdoor activities. The Arizona Elk Society regularly informs the general public about issues concerning wildlife conservation, as well as scientific and biological wildlife and habitat management. Volunteer and sponsorship opportunities now available.

Visit their website.