Watchable wildlife workshop: ducks and other waterfowl of the White Mountains

PINETOP, Ariz — The Arizona Game and Fish Department will present its annual watchable waterfowl workshop at the Pinetop regional office at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 1.

The program is free to the public and will consist of a classroom presentation and discussion of waterfowl identification, life history, behavior patterns and the waterfowl’s importance to wildlife conservation in Arizona and North America. The presentation will be followed by an optional trip to a local lake to observe waterfowl first-hand.

Both hunters and wildlife watchers are encouraged to attend to increase their waterfowl identification skills.

Participants are advised to dress appropriately for weather conditions for that day and to encouraged bring a set of binoculars or a spotting scope for improved observation.

Please call the Pinetop Game and Fish office at (928) 532-3680 to register. Registration is not required, but is appreciated to ensure proper staffing.

The Pinetop Regional office is located at 2878 E. White Mountain Blvd. in Pinetop.

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