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Arizona Holding Open Houses for Review of Pronghorn, Elk Hunt Recommendations

By November 24, 2014 February 15th, 2016 No Comments
PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department will host six regional open houses beginning November 25, making available for public review the proposed pronghorn antelope, elk, and population management hunt recommendations.
Each year the department makes recommendations to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission regarding the management of game species, which establish the seasons, dates, bag limits, open areas, and hunt permit-tag allocations based on the framework of the hunt guidelines set by the commission every two years. The proposed hunt recommendations (commission orders) are posted at www.azgfd.gov/huntguidelines.The proposed hunt recommendations will also be available for public review at open houses scheduled at Game and Fish regional offices on the following dates:

Tuesday, November 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Pinetop regional office, 2878 E. White Mountain Blvd.
Monday, December 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Yuma regional office, 9140 E. 28th Street
Monday, December 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Tucson regional office, 555 N. Greasewood Road
Tuesday, December 2, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Kingman regional office, 5325 N. Stockton Hill Road
Wednesday, December 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flagstaff regional office, 3500 S. Lake Mary Road
Wednesday, December 3, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Mesa regional office, 7200 E. University Drive
No formal presentations will be made during the open houses. However, a knowledgeable staff person will be available to discuss regional hunt recommendations.

The final pronghorn antelope, elk, and population management hunt recommendations will be presented to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission for consideration during its Saturday, Dec. 6 meeting in Phoenix at the Game and Fish headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix (1.5 miles west of I-17). The agenda will be posted at www.azgfd.gov/commission under commission agenda.

To view the proposed hunt recommendations or to learn more about the hunt recommendations and hunt guidelines processes, visit www.azgfd.gov/huntguidelines.

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its programs and activities. If anyone believes that they have been discriminated against in any of the AGFD’s programs or activities, including employment practices, they may file a complaint with the Director’s Office, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086-5000, (602) 942-3000, or with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Dr., Mail Stop WSFR-4020, Arlington, VA 22203. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation or this document in an alternative format by contacting the Director’s Office as listed above.

Media Contact; Tom Cadden (623)232-7392 or tcadden@azgfd.gov

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