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 By AZGFD    Events    

Becoming An Outdoors Woman Workshop

This introduction to outdoors skills focuses on fun, education. For women who just want to find out what the outdoors experience is all about, signing up for a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW)...

 
 By AZGFD    Events    

AZGFD Seeks Public Input On Dedicated-Funding Source

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is still seeking ideas for establishing and maintaining a discretionary, dedicated funding source for outreach, education and public awareness efforts. To...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    September 1, 2018 

Arizona Wildlife Views Receives Emmy® Nominations

The Arizona Game and Fish Department's award-winning television show, Arizona Wildlife Views, has received five regional Emmy® nominations from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National...

 
 By azgfd    Wildlife    September 1, 2018 

Arizona Big Game Super Raffle

Prizes included 10 permit-tags, Swarovski optics package, N.M. elk hunt. The prizes won during the Super Raffle included a total of 10 Special Big Game Tags, one for each of the state's big game...

 
 By azgfd    RVing    September 1, 2018 

Don't Go Mudding On Your OHV

Operate Responsibly; Don't Go Mudding On Your OHV While it may be tempting to go out on an off-highway vehicle (OHV) after a rainstorm when the temperature is cooler and the ground is fresh, doing so...

 
 By azgfd    Wildlife    September 1, 2018 

Bats

Arizona's first known streaming bat roost cam goes live. They're the chattery, fuzzy, winged creatures of the night and now they're the star attractions of Arizona Game and Fish Department's latest...

 
 By AZGFD    WOOT    September 1, 2018 

AZGFD: Monsoon Moisture Brings Increased Exposure To Insect-Borne Diseases

Weather forecasts show that a resurgence of Arizona’s monsoon is on the horizon and while badly needed moisture may be on the increase, so will the possibility of insect-borne diseases that can...

 
 By AZGFD    RVing    August 1, 2018

Operate Your OHV With Caution

It's expected that many Arizonans will include outdoor recreation as part of their summer plans. If operating an off-highway vehicle (OHV) on your agenda, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD)...

 

Spring Hunt Recommendations Available For Review

The Arizona Game and Fish Department's proposed recommendations for the 2019 spring javelina, bison and bear hunts, and 2019 and 2020 spring turkey hunts are available for review at...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2018

AZGFD - June A Busy Month For Nuisance Bear Calls

At the beginning of June, officials at the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) predicted the state would see a lot of nuisance bears entering populated areas in search of easy food. That...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2018

During Extreme Drought AZGFD Assists Thirsty Wildlife

Water is the essence of life and it's just as precious for Arizona's wildlife. During extreme crought AZGFD assists thirsty wildlife. For that reason, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has trucked...

 
 By AZGFD    WOOT    August 1, 2018

AZGFD Dedicated Funding Source For Outreach, Education And Public Awareness

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department will webcast a presentation outlining the need to establish a dedicated funding source for outreach, education and public awareness. The webcast,...

 
 By AZGFD    Camping    August 1, 2018

Top-5 AZ Family Camping And Fishing Spots For August

Family fishing and camping during summers in Arizona can produce some of the best memories life can spawn. What makes for good camping and fishing during triple-digit months of desert sweat? Escaping...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2018

AZGFD Now Accepting Entries For Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest

Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of Arizona's wildlife? Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife Views, Arizona's award-winning magazine about wildlife and outdoor...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2018

Arizona Conservationists To Be Honored

Arizona Conservationists To Be Honored At 2018 Outdoor Hall Of Fame Banquet The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation, together with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, will induct two individuals and...

 
 By AZGFD    Shooting Sports    July 1, 2018

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...

 
 By AZGFD    RVing    July 1, 2018

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 ea...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    July 1, 2018

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...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    July 1, 2018

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...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 1, 2018

Feeding Wildlife

People who feed wild animals are creating a public safety problem in Arizona's Rim Country. Incidents of wildlife endangering people and their pets in this region have increased over the past few...

 
 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...

 

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