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 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 AZBW    Wildlife    September 1, 2017

Fifty Desert Tortoises Need Forever Homes

A brutal round with a dog resulted in an amputated leg, but Tripod the three-legged desert tortoise is ready for a new home. The surgery was conducted at the Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital and since...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    July 1, 2017

Wildlife Selfies

What goes on at the watering hole at Cave Creek Regional Park doesn't necessarily always stay in the park. That's right, it could end up on Facebook! So, the parks critters should always make sure...

 
 By AZBW    Camping    April 1, 2017

Lake Pleasant, AZ - High Water Levels - Paddlefest Was Great This Year

April 10, 2017 - Want to see all the great happenings at Paddlefest this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTgWKOv6GTU As temperatures begin to warm up, locals and tourists alike have begun...

 

Morristown, AZ - High water levels at lake limit available shoreline for day-use and camping activities

As temperatures begin to warm up, locals and tourists alike have begun flocking to valley lakes in hopes of securing a space along the shoreline to camp, fish, swim, or simply dip their toes in the...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    November 1, 2016

Come Explore Lake Pleasant Regional Park Discovery Center

(Morristown) – As the manager of more than 120,000 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in having the resources to connect people with...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    May 1, 2016

Public Invited To Tucson Area Wildlife Bridge And Underpass Dedication

Joint announcement from Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, Sky Island Alliance, Tucson Audubon Society, the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Pima County, the Regional Transportation Authority,...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2016

Wildlife News From AZGFD

Updated Wildlife Rules Now In Effect. The Arizona Game and Fish Department, as part of its regular five-year review rulemaking process, has updated its Article 4 (Live Wildlife) rules. The new...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    December 1, 2015

See Ways You Can Help the AZGFD Wildlife Center

Once a year, the Arizona Game and Fish Department opens its Wildlife Center to the public. This year, the free, family friendly event welcomed visitors in late November to get a glimpse into the...

 

Their 'House' Is Open

Here's an excellent opportunity to learn more about wildlife native to Arizona and other education programs. Featured will be live wildlife displays, a chance to learn to cast at the fishing...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

Go Behind The Scenes At The Arizona Game And Fish Wildlife Center Nov. 21-22

Only once a year, the Arizona Game and Fish Department opens its Wildlife Center to the public. This year come see a bald eagle, bobcat, ringtail, and many bird and reptile species on Saturday, Nov....

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    September 1, 2015

Get Your Yards Ready To Adopt A New Pet

Are you fascinated by reptiles? Do you have a yard big enough for a dog, but no time to take one for daily walks? Is someone in your family allergic to pets with fur or feathers? If so, consider...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

Upcoming Commission Meeting Is Aug. 7-8 In Flagstaff

The next Arizona Game and Fish Commission meeting will be held on Aug. 7-8 at the Little America Hotel, 2515 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff, 86004. The meeting begins Friday at 8 a.m. with a call to the pu...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    April 15, 2015

Too Many Tortoises, Not Enough Homes

Are you fascinated by reptiles? Do you have a yard big enough for a dog, but no time to take one for daily walks? Is someone in your family allergic to pets with fur or feathers? If so, consider...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 15, 2013

Too Many Tortoises, Not Enough Homes

Are you fascinated by reptiles? Do you have a yard big enough for a dog, but no time to take one for daily walks? Is someone in your family allergic to pets with fur or feathers? If so, consider...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 15, 2013

Helping Desert Tortoises The Right Way During Monsoon Season

Monsoon season brings one of the southwest desert’s most iconic creatures out of their burrows and out-and-about across the state. Desert tortoises are now in their most active season and more...

 

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