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"Your lesson reinforced what we learned about animal adaptations earlier this year."

- Nashua, Teacher, Frontier Elementary


"If I were a teacher, I'd give you an A+. It was marvelous!"

- Kaylee, Student, Desert Sage Elementary


"It tied so well to our Arizona standards."

- Deb, Teacher, Cottonwood Elementary

Classroom Programs

The Arizona Game and Fish Department offers a variety of school-based programs. Some are structured around specific topics and set to Arizona State Standards. In some cases, special topic requests can be accomodated.

Be sure to plan ahead. Presentation times fill up quickly.

A 45-minute presentation on animal adaptations and symbiotic relationships, with a focus on the desert. Live animals included.

Grade Level: 4
Contact: Sam Huselton, 623-236-7370,


For all other program requests, in the Phoenix area, please use our outreach request form.


You may also contact the Regional Office closest to you.

Region I, Pinetop
Numerous topics available (including Mexican wolf) tailored to meet request needs. Please contact for more information.

Grade Level: K - 12
Contact: Bruce Sitko, (928) 367-2481,

Region II, Flagstaff
Numerous topics available (including AZ wildlife, condors, raptors, habitat, fish, urban wildlife, and careers). Please contact for more information.

Grade Level: K - 12
Contact: Shelly Shepherd, (928) 214-1241,

Region III, Kingman
Specific presentations include: Basic Wildlife, Game Wildlife, Venomous Critters, Owls, Wildlife Adaptations, and Bighorn Sheep. In addition, arrangements can be made for special events such as career days and wildlife fairs.

Grade Level: K - 12
Contact: Zen Mocarski, (928) 692-2301,


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