8th Annual Native and Wild Trout Conference

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    Arizona Game and Fish Department Headquarters
    5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ

    Sponsored by AZGFD and AZ State Council of Trout Unlimited

    The conference is attended by those interested in meeting, networking, and developing future plans to promote restoration and management of native and wild coldwater fish species in Arizona and New Mexico. Over 100 individuals attend the conference and represent more than 35 agencies and organizations involved in water conservation and management, trout recovery and habitat enhancement.


    * Keynote Speaker: Chris Wood, President & CEO, Trout Unlimited

    * Trout Unlimited Southwest Native Trout Strategy and Projects

    * Challenges with Native Trout Conservation in the Southwest

    * Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) Programs

    * Glen Canyon Dam / Lees Ferry: Long Term Experimental
    Management Plan

    * Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI)

    * Tonto National Forest "Needs to Change" Plan

    * Citizen Science: Stream and Temperature Monitoring Networks

    * Native and Wild Trout Recovery Programs in the Southwest

    * Conservation Awards for Distinguished Service

    Lunch and a BBQ following the conference will be hosted by AZ Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation, AZ Flycasters and AZ TU Council.

    Registration and information on prior year conferences at www.az-tu.com.

    Registration closes April 22, 2017

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