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Arizona Game And Fish Department

Ranchers, environmentalists alike don't like Mexican wolf plan

Ranchers, environmentalists alike don't like Mexican wolf plan

They're now allowed to roam only in Eastern Arizona, southwest New Mexico.

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16 more bighorns released in Catalina Mountains

16 more bighorns released in Catalina Mountains

The number of bighorn sheep in the range now totals 42.

November 21, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
14 bighorns released into Catalinas; 3 others die

14 bighorns released into Catalinas; 3 others die

Another release of 16 is scheduled for today amid criticism from opponents.

November 21, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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12 bighorns captured for release in Catalinas

12 bighorns captured for release in Catalinas

State agency rebuilding herd in mountains north of Tucson.

November 20, 2014 12:00 am
Woman injured by javelina, dog killed on north side

Woman injured by javelina, dog killed on north side

The woman's leashed dog broke its collar and attacked two javelina outside her home. 

November 19, 2014 4:00 pm
2 Tucsonans arrested in poaching

2 Tucsonans arrested in poaching

The pair implicated in over 150 game violations between 2013 and 2014.

November 18, 2014 9:21 am
More bighorns coming to Catalinas this week

More bighorns coming to Catalinas this week

New group will be released near existing herd.

November 17, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Another bighorn sheep dies in the Catalina Mountains

Another bighorn sheep dies in the Catalina Mountains

Twelve of the original 31 sheep transplanted are still alive.

November 14, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
More bighorn sheep will be brought to Catalinas

More bighorn sheep will be brought to Catalinas

Wildlife officials plan capture and release in late November.

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Protected owl found shot dead in Oro Valley

Protected owl found shot dead in Oro Valley

Often perched up on area telephone pole, owl appeared to have been shot.

October 28, 2014 2:51 pm
Autumn in Tucson: Sandhill cranes at Whitewater Draw

Autumn in Tucson: Sandhill cranes at Whitewater Draw

Flavors, events, traditions: We share why fall is a season to be savored.

October 24, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Mount Graham red squirrel counted in conservation effort

Mount Graham red squirrel counted in conservation effort

Monitoring program used to determine whether UA observatory harms the creatures’ population.

October 17, 2014 12:58 pmLoading…
Star, feds reach settlement in Macho B lawsuit

Star, feds reach settlement in Macho B lawsuit

The newspaper got some, but not all the records it requested.

October 03, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Dogs pose a threat to bighorn sheep survival

Dogs pose a threat to bighorn sheep survival

Hikers have been seen with dogs in banned areas.

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Catalina Mountains could get Tonto Forest bighorns

Catalina Mountains could get Tonto Forest bighorns

Tentative plan to capture and relocate more sheep moves forward.

August 27, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Rewards being offered in poaching of 5 deer

Rewards being offered in poaching of 5 deer

Rewards up to $2,000 are being offered in the poaching of five deer.

August 26, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Controversy brews over plan for helicopters in wilderness

Controversy brews over plan for helicopters in wilderness

Wildlife officials want to use helicopters to manage bighorn sheep.

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Mountain lion captured on west side later euthanized

Mountain lion captured on west side later euthanized

Officials decided it posed a public safety threat.

August 01, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

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