Articles from the January 1, 2017 edition

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 By AZBW    Events   

On The Cover - May Your 2017 Journey Be Stellar

Famed for its dramatic rapids and canyons, the Colorado is one of the most desirable whitewater rivers in the United States, and its Grand Canyon section – run by more than 22,000 people annually ... Full story

 By GCNP    RVing    January 1, 2017

Grand Canyon National Park Celebrates Centennial Success; Looks Ahead To 2019

As the National Park Service (NPS) prepares for a second century of service, Grand Canyon National Park celebrates the significant accomplishments of the NPS centennial celebration and looks ahead to... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    January 1, 2017

Welcome To The Arizona Chapter Leukemia Cup Regatta - 'First In The Nation'

For the past 15 years, the Arizona Yacht Club (AYC) and the Arizona Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) have opened the national Leukemia Cup Regatta calendar on the Martin Luther King, J... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Looking Forward To The Big Show!

Arizona's largest sportsmen, outdoor and boat show will again be at WestWorld of Scottsdale. ISE's Arizona show had great success at WestWorld of Scottsdale in 2016. The venue provides easy freeway... Full story

 By AZGFD    Boating    January 1, 2017

New Watercraft For Christmas?

'Tis the season to head out on the water and if a boat, kayak or other personal watercraft was on your Christmas list this holiday season, and Santa agreed, the Arizona Game and Fish Department wants... Full story

 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2017

Water Infrastructure Improvements For The Nation Act Signed

BoatUS, the nation's advocate for boat owners, applauds passage of a bipartisan bill signed on December 16 that will provide critical funds for water-resource infrastructure projects at emerging... Full story

 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2017

BoatUS Winterizing Guide Is Free

Water that is mistakenly left in a boat's engine block to freeze over the winter is sure to become an expensive repair bill come springtime. As the ice expands, it can crack the block and ruin the... Full story

 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2017

These AreTwo Must-Have Forms For Every Boat Buyer Or Seller

Behind most successful used-boat transactions, there's a Purchase Agreement and Bill of Sale that clearly spell out how the boat was bought or sold. The BoatUS Consumer Protection Department now... Full story

 By WOT    Boating    January 1, 2017

Here Are Eight Ways To Avoid Problems At The Boat Repair Shop

For over 25 years the BoatUS Consumer Protection department has helped Boat Owners Association of The United States members resolve disputes with repair facilities. The vast majority of shops do the... Full story


Lake Pleasant Arizona - Scorpion Bay Marina Welcomes The Sailboat Shop

The Sailboat Shop has moved to Scorpion Bay Marina and is enjoying the new modern, well-appointed, and well-run facility. There is quick and easy access from the parking lot, with no waiting for shutt... Full story

 By WOT    Boating    January 1, 2017

Harman Marine Audio On Par With Luxury Auto Stereos

Owners expect the same innovation and quality on their boats as found in their cars, especially when it comes to enjoying music. Whether refit or OEM, the name they turn to is Prospec Electronics. It... Full story

 By AZBW    Boating    January 1, 2017

Beckson Marine's Thirsty-MateR

QUICKLY CLEAR -- The ability to quickly clear water from a boat is critical to safety. Beckson Marine's Thirsty-MateR High Capacity Super Pumps remove 22 gallons per minute with no priming, and are... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2017

Wolf Pup Introduced Into Foster Pack Gives Birth To Wild-Born Young

Biologists with the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team (IFT) recently learned a fostered wolf pup introduced to a pack in 2014 has produced a wild offspring of her own. In a critical breakthrough in... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2017

Jaguar Confirmed As 'New Visitor'

Scientists at the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) completed an independent analysis of trail cam photos of a jaguar in the Huachuca Mountains and confirmed that the animal has not been seen... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2017

Southern Arizona Endangered Mount Graham Red Squirrel Population Decreases

An annual survey of the Mount Graham red squirrel recently revealed a slight decline in the number of the endangered squirrels in the Pinaleño Mountains in southeastern Arizona. The survey conducted... Full story

 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2017

Stay Connected With AZGFD E-News

The monthly electronic newsletter focuses on wildlife-watching activities and interesting information about Arizona's wildlife. Be the first to see great photos, fun facts, practical tips, a Video of... Full story

 By WOT    Wildlife    January 1, 2017

Relict Leopard Frogs Not In Need Of Federal Protection

A frog species in Arizona and southern Nevada does not need federal protection under the Endangered Species Act, thanks to the multi-partner conservation efforts of the Arizona Game and Fish Departmen... Full story

 By WOT    Wildlife    January 1, 2017
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WAKE ZONE/OP ED - Western Caucus Members Reject Obama's Massive 1.65 Million Acre Land Grabs

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Last week, President Obama took unilateral action and issued a Presidential Proclamation under the outdated 1906 Antiquities Act, locking-up 1.35 million acres of land in... Full story

 By AZBW    Events   

Arizona Renaissance Festival - Royal Faire Facts

• Revel in the atmosphere of 16th century Europe! • Step back in time. • Explore our 30-acre festival village filled with 13 stages of nonstop entertainment; falconry, sea fairies,... Full story

 By USCG    Boating    January 1, 2017

The Best Laid Plans for Safety

January 3, 2017 - Safety Alert 1-17 Recently, while a bulk carrier was at anchor off the coast of Texas, a crewmember that could not swim was put over the rail in a Bosun's Chair to paint the... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    January 1, 2017

100 Miles In [Under] 100 Days

Back by popular demand, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department last month rolled out the 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge. "This is the sixth year Parks has offered the 100 Miles in 100 Days... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    January 1, 2017

Rooevelt Lake Arizona - Winter Brings Changes To Recreation Sites

Several winter recreation sites near Roosevelt are closed for the winter. Davis Wash and Upper Burnt Corral, located at Apache Lake, will be closed until March 1. Bermuda Flat http... Full story

 By AZGFD    RVing    January 1, 2017

Fatal OHV Accidents Serve As Reminders To Practice Safety

The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds all off-highway vehicle (OHV) drivers and passengers to wear the proper safety gear and ride responsibly in the wake multiple separate accidents. Since... Full story

 By AZBW    RVing    January 1, 2017

International College Students To Transform Glen Canyon

On Jan. 10, more than 200 college students representing 13 countries will revitalize one of the most important historic sites on the Colorado River as part of an education and service-based collaborat... Full story

 By WOT    RVing    January 1, 2017

Here's A Safer Power Connection For Today's Modern RV

To say that the design of the traditional twist-type power cord connector is old is an understatement. When it was invented back in the 1930s, RVers were known as Tin Can Tourists. Still in use today... Full story


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