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Recreational Boating Safety

This story is intended to serve as a general resource for recreational boating safety information. Should an issue or topic not be addressed here, feel free to contact Ed Huntsman, the District...

AZGFD Gets Help in Fight Against Invasive Mussels

PHOENIX -- The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has allocated more than $4 million to support existing work by western states and tribes to combat the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels. Arizona...

One The Cover July 2018 - It's 'Catchin' Time!

Wayne Gustaveson has shared this photo of Sharon Hunt who completed her week-long fishing trip to Lake Powell after catching a mixed bag of striped bass, walleye, largemouth and smallmouth bass. Her...

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill

Alexandria, VA – July 11, 2018 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 200, a bipartisan bill that includes the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (Modern...

Fishing - You Can't Make This Stuff Up

Ronnie Garrison - Though "fishing" might seem to be a term that requires no definition, with nearly 38 million people engaged in the activity--most of them amateurs rather than commercial...

What To Do While The Forests Are Closed

Hopefully we will get some rain soon - and during the summer months - and the forests will re-open, but if not, there are still places you can go to enjoy the outdoors. Arizona's State Parks are...

Grand Canyon National Park Implements Water Restrictions

At press time, due to a malfunction in the pump that supplies water to the North Rim of Grand Canyon, the North Rim has entered Level 2 water restrictions. These restrictions only affect the North...

ATV Safety

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) recently partnered with the ATV Safety Institute to promote off-highway vehicle (OHV) education as part of ATV Safety Week. The annual initiative ran in...

Increased Fire Restrictions Implemented

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department initiated its annual fire ban on May 1. Now, the department is taking additional steps to protect the parks due to the extremely dry conditions....

Only You Can Prevent Them!

Very High Fire Danger At Grand Canyon National Park With fire restrictions in effect across much of northern Arizona, including Grand Canyon National Park's neighbors Coconino County, Arizona state...

Arizona Game And Fish Commission Modifies Proposed Rules On Trail Cameras

In a 5-0 vote, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission agreed to retain the provision that prohibits use of live-action trail cameras for the purpose of taking or aiding in the take of wildlife, but...

Okanogan County Limited-Entry Deer Hunt Applications Due Aug. 13

OLYMPIA – Eighteen lucky hunters will have an opportunity to hunt for deer this fall on the 6,000-acre Charles and Mary Eder unit of the Scotch Creek Wildlife Area in northeastern Okanogan County....

Bear Activity Is On The Increase Statewide

The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds everyone to be Bear Aware, following separate incidents where habituated bears became a public safety threat and needed to be humanely euthanized under...

Rangers At GCNP Remind Visitors To View Wildlife Safely

Rangers at Grand Canyon have responded to several human-animal interactions in the last few weeks, one of which resulted in serious, but not life-threatening injuries to a visitor. The National Park...

Cougar Linked To Bicyclist's Death

OLYMPIA – A report by Washington State University (WSU) about the examination of the carcass of the cougar believed to be involved in the death of a bicyclist this spring near North Bend revealed...

Please Help These Dogs

PLEASE HELP -- These four dogs, rescued from a hoarding situation, have now been shaved, neutered and received their shots, thanks to Desert Tails Shelter Animal Shelter Scottsdale. They have...

ADHS Reminds Residents To Take Precautions To Prevent Rabies

Outdoor recreationists and other members of the public are reminded, as always, to enjoy wildlife from a distance. Rise In Rabies Cases The Arizona Department of Health Services on June 19 issued a...

Purple Paw Club

It's a "paw"sitively rewarding experience! Purple Paw Club encourages respect and empathy for all living things through fun activities and plenty of animal interactions! Purple Paw Club camp is an...

WDFW Reopens Wildlife Area Roads, Campgrounds In Okanogan County

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has reopened several roads and campgrounds at three wildlife areas and numerous water access sites in Okanogan County that were...

Special Delivery

SPECIAL DELIVERY! -- These tiny babes came to us from a hoarding situation in Pinal County. They will be with some of our amazing fosters for the next four weeks until they are old enough to be...

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