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July 6th 2015
The 2015 Arizona Big Game Super Raffle deadline is rapidly approaching and online sales end Sunday evening July 12th.  This year’s drawing will be held on July 23rd and aired via a live webcast at 6:00 P.M. that evening. The drawing will be webcast from the Department’s website (www.azgfd.gov/webcast). The lucky winners will be able to hunt for a 365 day period beginning on August 15th, 2015, and have an excellent opportunity to harvest a record book trophy with the extended season and wide choice of statewide units available to hunt in.

Ticket prices range in price from $5 to $25, depending on the species.  The raffle also includes a New Mexico trophy bull elk hunt and a Swarovski Optics Package raffle worth over $13,000.!  Winning one of these tags does not affect a hunters status in the...
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Wild Sheep Foundation News
June 30th 2015

Cody, Wyoming, USA.  June 30, 2015 – Seventy-five (75) delegates and guests from WSF’s chapter and affiliate network joined together in Kelowna, British Columbia June 19th & 20th to work together to enhance both bighorn and thinhorn sheep in North America at the Chapter & Affiliate Summit VIII hosted by the Wild Sheep Society of British Columbia.

First held in May of 2008, the annual summit brings the sheep conservation and advocacy community together for productive meetings as well as fellowship and networking to further our purpose to “Put and Keep Sheep on the Mountain”™. The Delta Grand Okanagan Hotel on Okanagan Lake was home to two morning business sessions focusing on wild sheep conservation, the launch of the WSF Conservation Strategy 2020, Chapter & Affiliate communications, fundraising and membership recruitment as...

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Wild Sheep Foundation News
June 26th 2015

Washington, DC - Today, Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) and the Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) announce their new partnership to cooperatively address high priority conservation needs of thinhorn sheep. To stimulate progress, the SCI Foundation Hunter Legacy Fund recently awarded a six-figure grant to contribute to WSF’s efforts.

The majority of this grant will be used to update Alaska’s management plan for Dall’s sheep, but it will also be used to meet other conservation needs throughout thinhorn range.

Updating Alaska’s management plan will provide consistent guidance to wildlife managers and operational criteria to Alaska’s Board of Game and Advisory Committees.

“Partnership with the WSF is a great example of how conservation organizations can work together on common goals,” said SCI...

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Wild Sheep Foundation News
June 1st 2015
Cody, Wyoming, USA May 29, 2015 – The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) is pleased to announce the charter of the Yukon Chapter of Wild Sheep Foundation (Yukon WSF or YWSF) to serve the interests of thinhorn sheep in the Territory and those who pursue and conserve them. The chapter was chartered at the April 10th Board of Directors meeting in Reno and has finalized their Canadian Society Status and Articles of Incorporation.

The chapter’s officers are: Clint Walker, President, Derek Klassen, Vice President and Megan Klassen, Secretary/Treasurer. Board members include: Richard Cherepak, Paul Deuling, Kelly Hougen, Russ Giesbrecht, Josh Johnson, Greg McHale, Darren Parsons and Wolf Riedl.

Members of Yukon WSF are all members in good standing of the Wild Sheep Foundation as the two memberships are interconnected. New members may join the chapter for $55 USD,...