Conservation and Wildlife Data
No other group or organization can match the direct contribution of Arizona's sportsmen toward the conservation of wildlife.
This 'Facts' section of our website is organized into four different sections that explain this unrivaled contribution in detail.
Please choose from the categories listed at the left hand side.
Did you know...?
- The funds collected by the sale of hunting and fishing licenses are used in many ways to benefit hunted and non-hunted wildlife. Every license purchased by a sportsman directly supports all of our state's wildlife.
- Since the 1950's, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has used money generated by hunters to construct over 800 wildlife waters.
- The populations of elk, turkey, and desert bighorn sheep have been significantly revitalized through management efforts funded largely by hunting license sales and self-imposed excise taxes on hunting gear.
- With revenues from hunting and fishing, more than 45 million acres of land have been conserved for wildlife across the country since 1937.