Articles from the April 15, 2014 edition
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Oracle State Park Opens for Weekends
(Phoenix, AZ - April 9, 2014) - Beginning in April 2014, Oracle State Park Center for Environmental Education will be open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. year-round. For...
Come Join Us
Saturday June 21, 2014 Hosted by Division 10 1800-2300 Oakwood Country Club 24218 S. Oakwood Blvd Sun Lakes, Arizona Join us for fellowship, dinner, dancing and a formal celebration For more... Full story
Draft Environmental Assessment for
Lake Havasu City, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office is seeking public input on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a recreation commercial lease request for a...
2014‐15 New to Hunting Listing Annual Hunt Regulations
2014‐15 New to Hunting Listing Annual Hunt Regulations Doug Burt via HAHWG solicitation 2014 (new) June – July: Outdoor Skills Summer Adventure Camps Info: Multiple 5‐day, day and overnight camp... Full story
AZGFD Fishing Tip Of The Week
For something different, head to Lynx Lake, where some anglers reportedly are having some decent action catching brown trout. Here's the tip: Try fishing a No. 18 or 20 with wooly bugger about 4 feet...
New SBA Chief / SBA Steps In
I guess this week I am going to merge two topics the SBA’s new head and how the SBA is now stepping in and getting involved as a watchdog for small businesses within the Federal Government for...
Go Wild For Grand Canyon National Park!
Go wild for the history, nature, trails, and archeology of Grand Canyon National Park during National Park Week, April 19 through 27. To get the celebration going, Grand Canyon National Park will... Full story
Safe A Life (Or Several)
It's tempting not to wear a life jacket while on the water, especially on nice days. You want to get some sun, you think you'll get too hot, or you think you're a strong swimmer. But whether you're...
These Numbers Tell The Safety Story
All figures are from the U.S. Coast Guard's 2012 Recreational Boating Safety Statistics, the latest official record of reported recreational boating accidents. The full report is available online at:... Full story
Fun, Adventure, Great Memories Are Just Ahead
Don't miss the fun and adventure of the Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop April 25-27 at Friendly Pines Camp in Prescott. Space is limited for this popular all-inclusive women's' weekend in...
Lost Dutchman State Park (Apache Junction) will hold a Star Party on Saturday, April 26, starting at 7 p.m and hosted by the Superstition Astronomical League. Families are welcome to come spend an... Full story
National Park Service Seeks Public Input On Bison Management
The National Park Service (NPS) is pleased to announce the latest step to manage the impacts of bison on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP). After meeting with cooperators Arizona...
Commission Adopts New Hunting Rules
OLYMPIA - The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission took action to expand the number of big-game hunting permits available this year and reduce the cost of several types of permits during a public... Full story
Superstition Search & Rescue
It has been a while since we have had a write up on Superstition Search and Rescue. This group of highly trained volunteers has accomplished an amazing amount of service to this community - aside... Full story
Elk, Antelope Draw Results Available
The draw results for Arizona's 2014 elk and pronghorn antelope big game hunts are now available by visiting https://az.gov/app/huntdraw/home.xhtml and scrolling down to the "View results and bonus...
Boating Safety Advocates Remind Boaters to 'Wear It!'
Boating safety advocates across the U.S. and Canada are teaming up to promote safe and responsible boating, including consistent life jacket wear each and every time boaters are on the water, during... Full story
Arizona Aqua Stars Synchronized Swimming Team
Masters Star for a Day Ladies, have you ever seen synchronized swimming on TV? Maybe you have seen the spoof from Saturday Night Live. Or perhaps you have always wanted to be a water ballerina? The... Full story
'Blue Ridge' Reservoir Is A Favorite For Paddlers
The long wait for the reopening of the C.C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir is finally over. The Arizona Game and Fish Department, in cooperation with the Coconino National Forest, has completed a... Full story
Arivaca Lake Reopens To Vehicles After Construction
Renovation has been completed on the boat ramp and facilities at Arivaca Lake, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) says the lake is once again open to vehicular traffic. However, the...
Outdoor Enthusiasts To Gather In Prescott
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to be a part of the 2nd Annual Go Outdoors Event, taking place Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8 in Prescott, Ariz. The Go Outdoors! Event and the Yavapai... Full story
AZGFD Outdoor Expo/Youth Day Draw Record 48,000
The Arizona Game and Fish Department's 2014 Outdoor Expo and Friday Youth Day drew a combined 48,000 attendees, the highest three-day total in the event's history. The weekend Outdoor Expo, held... Full story
Nominations Sought For Arizona Outdoor Hall Of Fame
The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation is soliciting nominations for this year's inductees into the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame. Every year the Outdoor Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and...
Closed Section Of Rufus Woods Lake Will Open To Anglers
Action: Open the closed waters section on Rufus Woods Lake to recreational fishing. Effective Date: April 15, 2014 until further notice. Species affected: All species Location: From Grand Coulee Dam d... Full story
Can You Co-Exist With Backyard Beavers?
Some streamside landowners find themselves battling backyard beavers that gnaw down trees and flood yards with their dams. But even after removing dams or even the beavers themselves, most streamside...
Tagged Razorback Suckers Released in Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon, Ariz. – On March 16th, in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Nevada Department of Wildlife, BIO-WEST, Inc., and the Arizona Game and Fish Department, National Park Service... Full story