KYKOTSMOVI, Ariz. - Duane Coleman, manager of the Hopi 3 Canyon Ranches, was recently awarded the Arizona Game and Fish Commission 2010 Wildlife Habitat Stewardship of the Year Award. These awards are given annually to recognize Arizonans who have contributed to the welfare of Arizona's wildlife, its outdoor heritage and the mission of the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD). Honorees are selected from public nominations in 11 categories.
While managing the Hopi 3 Canyon Ranches, Coleman did a lot of partnering with the AZGFD. In this partnership, Coleman completed 12,000 acres of grassland restoration on the AJA Ranch.
Coleman is actively involved with the Forage Resource Study Group and maintains active partnership with the Arizona Elk Society.
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