Landowner Respect Program

Landowner Respect Program
This is a voluntary program designed to improve sportsmen ethics. It is intended to foster cooperation between, landowners/lessees and the public to develop solutions to potential conflicts. The Department works with landowner/lessees to install various informative and regulatory signs. The aluminum signs inform the public of laws and etiquette for using ranch lands. The signs also improve the ability of law enforcement efforts. All materials requested are free of charge and imply no obligation from the landowner to permit access to all users.

The Respect Program can also provide a limited number of sign-in boxes, fence ladders, gates, and kiosks. All materials remain the property of the Arizona Game and Fish Department and will be removed if the landowner chooses not to participate in the program any longer.

The 'Respect' Program provides about $15,000 worth of signs every year to over 300 cooperating ranches throughout the state. The program covers more than 10.6 million acres.

How to get involved
If you are a landowner/lessee and think you may be interested in participating in the Sportsman/Landowner Respect Program, please complete the Landowner/lessee sign up [PDF, 10kb].

Contact Information
For additional information or questions, please contact your local Wildlife Manager or Troy Christensen, Access Program Coordinator at 602-789-3492 or

Contact Landowner Respect Program

Contact Landowner Respect Program

Troy Christensen
Program Coordinator
Phone: (602)789-3492


Service Area

Statewide Program in:
  • Arizona