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 By Carol L Allen    Events    

On The Cover July 2020

During this frustrating (to say the least!) time of virus-terror and frightening unrest in our country, this issue is trying to stay optimistic, while urging you to get outdoors and enjoy venues that...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    July 1, 2020 

The Bats Are Back!

The chattery, fuzzy, winged creatures of the night are once again the stars of the Arizona Game and Fish Department's (AZGFD) live-streaming wildlife cameras. AZGFD installed the bat roost camera in...

 
 By AZGFD    Hunting    July 1, 2020 

Arizona Hunting Calendar July 2020

If tags are left over, first come applications accepted by mail on or after 8:00 a.m. July 20, 2020. Available at Game and Fish offices after 8:00 am July 27, 2020 except crane and raptor. ARIZONA...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    July 1, 2020 

Desert Tortoises

Much-needed rain brings out desert wildlife in Arizona. Animals may wander in search of mates, moisture and, if necessary, to escape flooding. Desert tortoises are one of several amazing species that...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    July 1, 2020 

Arizona Wildlife Views Photo Contest

Julie Curtis's winning photo of two Harris's antelope squirrels was on the 2020 calendar cover. Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of Arizona's wildlife? Do you want to see your photo on t...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    July 1, 2020 

Mexican Wolf

A record 20 captive-born pups are cross-fostered into wild packs. The Mexican wolf recovery effort recently got a genetic boost when biologists from the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD), New...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover June 2020

June is a month of very special dates. On June 14, we celebrate Flag Day and its fascinating background. And, on June 21 we honor our fathers, step dads, and grandfathers. Both Flag Day and Father's...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 1, 2020

Leave Baby Wildlife Alone

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) reminds the public to leave baby wildlife alone. As temperatures rise and days grow longer, newborns of many species of wildlife are beginning to explore t...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    June 1, 2020

Don't Let It Loose

Some people mistakenly believe that when their exotic pets get too difficult to manage, it is okay to release them into the wild. But that is exactly the wrong thing to do. See this video. Introduced...

 
 By WOT    Wildlife    June 1, 2020

Mercury Pollution

From Cary Institute Of Ecosystem Studies In the Grand Canyon reach of the Colorado River, two species play an outsized role in the fate of mercury in the aquatic ecosystem, and their numbers are...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover May 2020

First, I want to acknowledge the source of this cover photo. It was one of the winners in Wisconsin's Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary's "Young American Creative Patriotic Art" contest. This c...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2020

Columbia River Scheduled To Open

Columbia River scheduled to open for spring Chinook on select days beginning May 5 OLYMPIA – The Columbia River spring Chinook fishery is scheduled to open for four days through mid-May, state...

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2020

Snake River To Open

OLYMPIA – Anglers on the Snake River will be able to fish for spring Chinook salmon when fishing begins to reopen in Washington on May 5, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Arizona Outdoor Hall Of Fame

The deadline to submit nominations is May 12. The Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation is soliciting nominations for this year's candidates for induction into the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame. The...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 1, 2020

Arizona's Rattlesnakes

So far, 39 bites have been recorded statewide in 2020. As Arizonans get out to experience the trails and outdoors, it is important to remember that Arizona is home to 13 species of rattlesnake. The...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 1, 2020

AZGFD Documents Bald Eagle Nest

It has long been speculated that bald eagles could utilize saguaro cacti as nesting sites. Now the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has documented proof. During recent eagle survey flights...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    May 1, 2020

USDA Award Will Bolster Arizona Wildlife

Natural Resources Conservation Service to invest $2.85 million. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) will leverage $2.85 million...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    May 1, 2020

Beer Cans Help Game And Fish

'Conserve and Protect' By Connor Dziawura of Phoenix.org In recent years, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has been looking to work with organizations on the ground level to support its...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

AZGFD COVID-19 Updates

Editor's Note: The following information was applicable as we went to press. For updates, call (602) 942-3000, or email customerservice@azgfd.gov The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is commit...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover April 2020

During these times of heightened worry and isolation, we at Arizona Boating & Watersports/Western Outdoor Times wish you good health, safety, hope, and peaceful spirits. All of you who love the ou...

 

Here's What To Expect At The Range

If you are new to shooting, going to the range may be a bit intimidating. I know my girls were nervous the first time, and they wanted to know all about it before they went. Just knowing what to...

 
 By WOT    Wildlife    April 1, 2020

National Wildlife Federation Helps Out

Editor, We're all in this together and we'll be with you every step of the way. Here at the National Wildlife Federation, we're adjusting to the new realities and school closures - I'm actually...

 
 By AZGFD    Hunting    April 1, 2020

AZGFD Delivers On Promise To Provide Quicker Draw Results

It started decades ago with names being scribbled on small pieces of paper, inserted into empty capsules and then deposited into a container from which the lucky few would be drawn, often by a...

 

Hunting Calendar For April 2020

ARIZONA BIG GAME SUPER RAFFLE: If you win, you can hunt AZ big game species for 365 days. Get raffle tickets for elk, antelope, Coues, mule deer, black bear, desert bighorn sheep, buffalo, mountain...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    April 1, 2020

Arizona - Whitlow Fire At 75% Containment, No New Fire Growth

PHOENIX, April 24, 2020 Containment lines for the Whitlow Fire, in the Hewitt area, held again overnight resulting in no new fire growth. The additional nine acres over yesterday is a result of more...

 

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