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 By Carol L Allen    Events    

Arizona Boating & Watersports - On The Cover - May 2018

The cover photo from the National Safe Boating Congress (NSBC) reminds us that although boating safety is stressed during National Safe-Boating Week, May 19-May 25, it must be a priority all year 'rou...

 
 By AZGFD    Shooting Sports    May 1, 2018 

Arizona's National Archery In The Schools Program Sets Attendance Record

A total of 437 student archers representing 30 schools from throughout Arizona, participants on the state level of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), recently competed in the 2018...

 
 By AZGFD    RVing    May 1, 2018 

Kids And OHVs - When Are They Ready To Safely Ride?

Exploring Arizona from an off-highway vehicle (OHV) provides a great way to view the state's beautiful scenery and spend quality time with family and friends. While children may be eager to climb...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 1, 2018 

AZGFD's Operation Game Thief program Issued 76 Citations In 2017

AZGFD's Operation Game Thief program says "Poachers are criminals." If you talk to any of the Arizona Game and Fish Department's wildlife managers, you're likely to hear that phrase repeated as they...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 1, 2018 

AZGFD Frog Study Helps Scientists Understand Disease Outbreak/Progression

AZGFD biologist is part of study that shows some amphibian species recover from infectious disease despite a persistently pathogenic fungus. The search for answers to protect Central American frogs...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 1, 2018 

AZGFD Reminds Residents Not To Feed Wildlife

The Game and Fish Department reminds everyone to stop feeding wildlife following two javelina attacks near Sedona earlier this year. Both attacks were the result of people's feeding javelina at their...

 
 By WOT    Wildlife    May 1, 2018 

U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Proposes Reclassification Of Humpback Chub

Through collaborative conservation efforts, the once-dwindling endangered humpback chub has been given a fighting chance against the currents of extinction, building a wild population large enough to...

 
 By AZBW    Shooting Sports    May 1, 2018 

AZGFD Asks Successful Spring Turkey Hunters For A Hand -- Uh, Leg

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking help from successful spring turkey hunters as it continues to monitor the state's wild turkey populations for an emerging disease. All hunters who...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    May 1, 2018 

Monument Valley - It's One Of The Best Trips In Arizona

We decided to take the granddaughters to Monument Valley for spring break this year. Excellent decision! John and the girls had never been there, and I hadn't been there since I was a kid, so we were...

 
 By Elle Innis    RVing    May 1, 2018 

Ancient Morteros Have Tales To Tell - Hiking Arizona Trails

Arizona is known for its picturesque and rugged natural beauty. What better way to view the wilderness than to hike one of the thousands of trails throughout the state? While adventuring on foot,...

 
 By Jim Allen    Events    

Downstream - Events Calendar

The Western Outdoor Times Downstream Events Calendar is an ongoing list of events. Please submit announcements for Downstream to editor@azbw.com. We reserve the right to edit each item. Please include...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    May 1, 2018 

Payson Wildlife Fair - Set for Saturday, May 12

PAYSON, Ariz. – On Saturday, May 12, Green Valley Park comes alive with a multitude of wildlife and outdoor fun activities for the whole family at the 24th Annual Payson Wildlife Fair. Catch a...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Arizona Boating & Watersports - On The Cover

Arizona Boating & Watersports - On The Cover, April 2018 Thanks to Bob Brown, Media Direction, for sharing this uplifting reminder that it is boating season again in the Southwest. The lovely...

 
 By GCNP    RVing    April 1, 2018

Grand Canyon National Park - Spring-Break Time

The focus is on Grand Canyon National Park - Spring-Break Time, but much applies to all visits this season. Visitors planning to hike, camp, recreate, and take in the breathtaking views of Grand...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    April 1, 2018

Operation Game Thief

Nearly 1,100 reports came into the 24×7 program Operation Game Thief to protect the state's wildlife. "Poachers are criminals." If you talk to any of the Arizona Game and Fish Department's wildlife...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    April 1, 2018

Harquahala Mountains - Margie Anderson

The road to the top of the Harquahala Mountains takes you to the historic Solar Observatory. We had read several accounts of the road, and many of them said that it was very rough, even dangerous....

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    April 1, 2018

Arizona Elk Arrive In West Virginia

For the first time in more than 150 years, elk are leaving their hoofprints on West Virginia soil. Dozens of elk that were captured and quarantined in January east of Flagstaff were loaded into a live...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    April 1, 2018

Desert Tortoise

Approximately 50 desert tortoises will soon awaken from their winter slumber and the Arizona Game and Fish Tortoise Adoption program will once again be looking for good adoptive homes. There is no cha...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    April 1, 2018

Black-Footed Ferret

Survey results shine light on recovery effort in Aubrey Valley, on Double O Ranch. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking volunteers to assist with spotlighting efforts to help document the...

 
 By Vanessa Medina    Events   

RedforEd

Publishers Note - We just received this letter from one of the local teachers. This addresses the financial side of this problem. It does not address the many other problems that we are hearing about from other teachers -- for example, the language...

 
 By Carol L. Allen    Events   

AZBW/WOT On The Cover - Boats Play A Big Role

First, thanks to news@martinflory.com for the cover photo. Second, from kayaks to high-performance boats to fishing craft - and more - spring shows in the Southwest are starring all kinds of...

 

Arizona Senior Olympics

Phoenix, AZ - Online registrations are now open for the 2018 Arizona Senior Olympic Games, which will be held from Saturday, February 17th through Sunday, March 28th. Athletes are urged to sign up...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    March 1, 2018

Enjoying The Hassayampa River Canyon Wilderness

The Hassayampa River begins somewhere south of Prescott and flows through Wickenburg before joining the Gila River near Hassayampa, Ariz. It is around 113 miles long, but most of the time the...

 
 By AZGFD    RVing    March 1, 2018

Fatal Yuma County Off-Highway Vehicle Accident

Fatal Yuma County Off-Highway Vehicle Accident Is Reminder To Practice OHV Safety The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds all off-highway vehicle (OHV) drivers and passengers to wear the proper s...

 
 By AZSFWC    Wildlife    March 1, 2018
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AZSFWC - Arizona's 'Conserving Wildlife' License Plate Benefits Habitat, Education, Youth

Arizona Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation's (AZSFWC) "Conserving Wildlife" license plate ended 2017 surpassing the prior year both in license plate sales and grant awards from the proceeds. Last...

 

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