ST. LOUIS, MO — -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Wildlife Federation honored the Arizona Wildlife Federation for its unparalleled work to protect Arizona’s wildlife heritage and natural resources for future generations. The Arizona Wildlife Federation, which marks its 96th year of conservation leadership this year, has set an example for conservation organizations in the Grand Canyon State and beyond for building broad support for wildlife and environmental issues.
“The Arizona Wildlife Federation has long been a champion of conservation — working to protect wildlife, natural resources, and the right of Arizonans to enjoy the outdoors. Its work to shape public policy on conservation issues and protect access to public lands and water serves as an inspiration to others,” said Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation.
“The Arizona Wildlife Federation’s sustained and successful history as the collective voice for Arizona’s conservationists, outdoor enthusiasts, hunters, and anglers, as well as its important work to further the stewardship of natural places and engage people in conservation, lend strength and power to the Federation.”
“The Arizona Wildlife Federation is honored to receive this special award. Success in conservation requires the tireless dedication of many individuals and organizations working together,” said Brad Powell, president of the Arizona Wildlife Federation.
“As we look forward to our next 96 years, there is a lot of work to do, but having strong partners like the National Wildlife Federation and our Arizona Affiliates gives me confidence that we will continue to make great progress in conserving Arizona’s wildlife and wild lands for future generations.”
The National Wildlife Federation presented the award at its annual meeting and 83nd-anniversary celebration. The National Conservation Affiliate of the Year Award honors an