Wear your camo or blaze orange for a day of advocacy training and meetings with state lawmakers aimed at cultivating a strong conservation voice for hunters and anglers. Our goal is to assure state laws and policies benefit wildlife and our sporting heritage.
The event includes information sessions about current bills that affect wildlife and access, presentations from state and agency leaders, and informal chats with legislators and sportsmen.
Wild game tasting, Fly-casting demonstrations and games, How to be an effective wildlife and sportsman’s heritage advocate, Sportsman groups with information tables/booths all around the lawn AZGFD legislative update, Current issues briefing and legislator perspectives, Legislator visits
9-11am Historic Senate Room (in the Capitol Museum Building)
- Newly nominated AZGFD Commissioner--Todd Geiler
- AZGFD Legislative Liaison--Ed Sanchez
- Sportsman Lobbying 101: Why lobbying matters- Amanda Reeve
- The fight over Public Lands
- 2020 Legislative bill summary
11am-1:30pm Rose Garden Lawn
- Sportsmen Groups Tabling on the Rose Garden . Lawn with wild game tasting and casting games— all Legislators invited and welcome.
- 11am - 1:30pm Small group (3-4) meetings with key state Legislators: Tim Dunn, Frank Pratt, Rusty Bowers, Karen Fann, JoAnne Osborne, and Kate Brophy-McGee
March 09, 2020 at 9:00am - 1:30pm