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Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep Society

Sierra Club opposes further bighorn releases in Catalina Mountains

An Arizona chapter of the influential Sierra Club — founded in 1892 by legendary conservationist John Muir and now the nation’s largest environmental group — has come out in opposition to a controversial bighorn sheep reintroduction near Tucson.

May 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bighorn reintroduction funded by hunting interests

Bighorn reintroduction funded by hunting interests

Three organizations supported primarily by hunters are the main private financial backers of a controversial state project to reintroduce bighorn sheep to the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, records show.

March 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bighorns to get 2nd chance in Catalinas

Bighorns to get 2nd chance in Catalinas

Bighorn sheep, like these two on a ridge overlooking Oro Valley, will once again take their place in the Catalina Mountains.

May 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Bighorns to get 2nd chance in Catalinas

Bighorns to get 2nd chance in Catalinas

Bighorn sheep - a species that was practically the symbol of the Catalina Mountains before the herd there died out in the 1990s - will soon roam the range again.

May 30, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

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