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 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 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...

 

Desert Botanical Gardens Butterflies

You'll be surrounded by hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest at the Desert Botanical Garden's Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Mingle with colorful painted ladies, zebra longwings and more with...

 
 By WOT    Wildlife    April 1, 2018

Rabies

Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials are reminding individuals to take precautions to protect against rabies. Spring brings warmer weather and a rise in outdoor...

 

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue knows that people love their pets. But sometimes hardship forces them apart. That's where we come in. As the only organization in the Valley focused on both pets and people...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    April 1, 2018

Dolphins

Capt. Joe Dutra of Hornblower Cruises said he'd never seen anything like it. By Sarah Grieco - Published at 3:32 PM PST on Feb 15, 2013 | Updated at 9:30 AM PST on Feb 18, 2013 Thousands of dolphins...

 
 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 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...

 
 By WOT    Wildlife    March 1, 2018

The Humane Society of the United States Admits Major Defeat By A Coalition Of Arizona Wildlife Conservationists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The Humane Society of the United States and their Arizona Shell Organization, Arizonans for Wildlife, Admit Major Defeat by a Coalition of Arizona Wildlife Conservationists...

 
 By Jim Allen    Wildlife    March 1, 2018

Hybrid Calico Macaw

Ziggy is a handsome Hybrid Calico Macaw (Greenwing x Military Macaw) who is missing the toes on both feet as well as the portions of his wings where his flight feathers would grow. Most likely he was...

 
 By WDFW    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

WDFW On Sea Otters, Pygmy Rabbits, And Grizzly Bears

WDFW IS seeking comments on the draft status reviews for sea otters, pygmy rabbits, and grizzly bears. OLYMPIA – State wildlife managers are seeking public input on their recommendations to keep...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

Mexican Wolf Population Survey Flight Operations Began Mid-January

Residents of Alpine, Ariz., Reserve, N.M., and surrounding areas may notice a low-flying helicopter in the region between through Saturday, Feb. 3 as biologists conduct their annual Mexican wolf...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

AZGFD Studies Cormorant Impact On Wildlife, Fish

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) prides itself on providing ample fishing opportunities for its legions of anglers and the state's growing populations of cormorants have taken notice....

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

Arizona Bald Eagle Breeding Season Leads To Restrictions

Each year as part of its highly successful program to manage and conserve bald eagles in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) asks outdoor recreationists, aircraft pilots, drone...

 

Helping People. Saving Pets

People love their pets. But sometimes hardship forces them apart. That's where we come in. As the only organization in the Valley focused on both pets and people in crisis, we are dedicated to...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2018

AZGFD Seeks Citizen Scientists To Aid In American Kestrel Project

Standing at less than 11 inches tall, the American kestrel is a mighty bird of prey, yet the future of this fierce little falcon is uncertain, as populations are on the decline nationally. Locally,...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2018

2017 Wildlife Photo Contest Winners Announced

Sometimes things happen when you least expect them. "I came upon this brave cactus wren taking on the cholla cactus," said Pamela Parker of Mesa, explaining how she got the winning shot of this...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2018

Game And Fish Commission Opposes Proposed Initiative To Ban Hunting Of Wild Cats

At its regular December meeting, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission passed a motion in opposition to a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the hunting of mountain lions and bobcats and...

 

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue - Home At Last

The Home At Last campaign will raise $1.75 million to purchase the building we currently occupy and make some significant renovations that include the following: • additional kennels to increase capacity • improvements to dog and cat living...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2018

Endangered Gila Topminnow Returns To Santa Cruz River Near Tucson

After an absence of more than 70 years, the endangered Gila topminnow has reappeared in the Santa Cruz River in northwest Tucson, fish surveys conducted in November confirm. Scientists were hopeful...

 

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