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 By AZGFD    Wildlife    December 1, 2019

Bald Eagle Breeding Season

Outdoor Recreationists, Pilots And Drone Operators Asked To Avoid Bald Eagle Nest Areas Arizona's bald eagles are back and they will soon be working on the next generation of eagles at breeding sites...

 

Arizona Summer Tour

This Is A Seriously Fun Trip Living in Phoenix means that it is too darn hot to ride around in the desert in the summer, at least for me – and I'm a native. So when the temperatures get into the hun...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2019

Bat-Netting Workshop Comes To Verde River

Bats get a bad rap, but the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) aims to change that by highlighting the good they do – such as eating pesky mosquitoes and flies – during a bat netting and...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 1, 2019

Bald Eagle Released

Three-year-old eagle undergoes surgery to repair broken leg, released at Horseshoe Lake. After a graceful half-mile flight across Horseshoe Lake, the three-year-old bald eagle released back into the...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2019

Bald Eagle Seasonal Closure In Effect On Tonto National Forest

Outdoor recreationists, pilots and drone operators asked to avoid bald eagle nest areas. Arizona's bald eagle breeding season is on the horizon and multiple public land and water areas will be closed...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    October 1, 2018

Arizona Stocked Trout Fate

Ever wondered what happens to the thousands of trout that the Arizona Game and Fish Department stocks into streams all around the state every year? You’re not alone. We just completed a 4-year study...

 
 By AZBW    Camping    October 1, 2018

Arizona - Maricopa County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Promotion

Beginning October 1, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the popular Buy One, Get One camping promotion! The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for...

 

Father's Day Gifts For Shooters

Father's Day is coming up sooner than you think, and sometimes dads can be super hard to buy for. If dad is a shooter, we've got you covered – here are some ideas for gifts any shooting dad would...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

Arizona Bald Eagle Breeding Season Leads To Restrictions

Each year as part of its highly successful program to manage and conserve bald eagles in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) asks outdoor recreationists, aircraft pilots, drone...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover - A Picture-Perfect Piece Of Paradise

From the trickle of a few springs, Oak Creek gathers water from the southern part of the Mogollon Rim to start its thirteen-mile flow through the canyon that the creek helped form. From Oak Creek...

 

Verde Valley, Arizona

Compiled By Carol L. Allen For lasting memories, visit the Verde Valley – recently named one of the Top 10 U.S. travel destinations by Lonely Planet. Located in the "heart" of Arizona, the Verde...

 
 By AZBW    Camping    September 1, 2017

Maricopa County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Offer

Beginning October 1, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the Buy One, Get One campaign! The campaign allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more,...

 

There Are Beautiful Places To Cool Off In Arizona

In Arizona, people tend to think of heading north to cool off in the summer, but there are many places in the southern and eastern areas of our beautiful state that also offer higher altitudes, cool...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    July 1, 2017

Beat The Heat In Beautiful Payson

At 5000 feet, Payson stays quite a bit cooler than Phoenix in the summer. Temperatures may reach the mid 90s, but if you're in a shady forest, it seems a lot cooler. We love to go to Payson, and...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Verde and Salt River Water Releases Causing Closures

Note - See the update at the bottom of this story for areas that have reopened since the issue date. PHOENIX, AZ, February 28, 2017—For Immediate Release. Forest Road 19, leading to Bartlett Lake,...

 

Arizona Kayaking

If you have been reading my stories here on Arizona Boating & Watersports and Western Outdoor Times for long, you know that my husband John and I love to go outdoors adventuring with our...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    January 1, 2017

AZGFD Fish Report (Dec.) Excerpts

Tip Of The Week Bartlett Lake in the Tonto National Forest can be a great place for winter crappie and bass. Some of the best crappie fishing can be done in the cold of the morning - then anglers can...

 
 By WOT    RVing    November 1, 2016

Arizona - Tonto National Forest

Popular recreation sites on the Tonto National Forest near Phoenix are either opening for the season, or closing for the season, depending on the location.  The Mesquite and Horseshoe campgrounds...

 
 By WOT    RVing    August 1, 2016

NPS Presence In Just One State - Arizona Has Them All

These memorable destinations are enough to fill a lifetime of "bucket lists". As we celebrate the centennial of the National Parks Service, many will be visiting national sites throughout the...

 
 By GCNP    Events   

Hiker Remains Missing in Western Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon, Ariz.* – Floyd E. Roberts III of Treasure Island, FL, remains missing in a remote area of western Grand Canyon. Responding rescue teams and resources to date include ground teams from...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    April 1, 2016

Excerpts From AZGFD Fishing Report

Tip Of The Week At Lake Havasu, a.k.a. Arizona's West Coast, anglers can have banner days on the bedding smallmouth bass. Crappie and largemouth bass will follow with their egg protecting endeavors. (...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    March 1, 2016

Heritage Fund Program Makes A Wildlife Difference

For more than 20 years, the Heritage Fund has made a difference not just to wildlife conservation efforts, but also to the state's economy, public access, environmental education and outdoor...

 

Tonto National Forest Announces 2016 Fee-Free Days

Tonto National Forest joins other federal agencies in offering fee-free days on public lands in 2016, beginning January 18 in honor of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The remaining 2016 fee-free days honored by national forests are - ...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    February 1, 2016

Arizona Marinas

Whether you already live in Arizona or are planning to visit our beautiful desert from another state or even out of the country, you shouldn't miss our great marinas....

 

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