Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame
Nominations sought for 2014 Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame
Submission deadline is April 25
The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation is soliciting nominations for this year’s inductees into the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame.
Every year the Outdoor Hall of Fame 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.
Fill out and return the completed nomination form and all supplemental materials by April 25 to:
Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation
c/o Arizona Game and Fish Department
Attn: James Paxon, DOHQ
5000 W. Carefree Highway
Phoenix AZ 85086
Nominations may also be submitted by email to JPaxon@azgfd.gov or faxed to (623) 236-7299. For further information call (623) 236-7226.
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, Bill Quimby and Tom Woods, as well as groups and organizations such as Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center Volunteers, Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club, Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project.
This year’s Outdoor Hall of Fame inductees will be honored on Aug. 23, 2014 at the foundation’s annual banquet in Scottsdale.
About the Outdoor Hall of Fame
The Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame was developed in 1998 by the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation.
Induction into the Outdoor Hall of Fame gives recognition to individuals and organizations that have worked consistently over many years through political and individual leadership, volunteer service, the mass media, conservation efforts, or educational activities on behalf of Arizona’s natural and wildlife resources and outdoor recreation heritage. Prior inductees include Ben Avery, Barry Goldwater, Mo Udall, Larry Toschik, Tom Woods and many conservation and sportsmen’s groups active in the state, as well as conservation-minded companies such as Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project.
Nominations for induction are reviewed each year by the board of directors of the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation. Selections are made from a list of nominations that are submitted, including those submitted by members of the public.
About the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation
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.