Wildlife officials want to use helicopters to manage bighorn sheep.
Officials decided it posed a public safety threat.
Citizen-scientist volunteers are needed for a bat monitoring project.
"Encouraging developments" could mean another transplant of the wild sheep.
Wildlife officials warn of the dangers of baby wild animals.
Lambs born in mountains appear healthy, growing.
A bear and her two cubs found in trees on Fort Huachuca were safely removed and relocated by Arizona Game and Fish Department officers last week, the agency said.
A female bear and two cubs found in trees on Fort Huachuca were safely removed and relocated by Arizona Game and Fish Department officers last week.
Black bears became active earlier than usual in Southeastern Arizona this year, and some of the big critters are posing problems for people, state wildlife officials say.
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.
Bighorn sheep apparently have had their best month in the Catalina Mountains since 31 of the animals were transplanted to the range north of Tucson in November.
Rose Canyon Lake — a popular woodsy destination for anglers, campers and picnickers — reopens today for the summer season.
Work has been completed on a remodeled boat ramp at Arivaca Lake southwest of Tucson, but there’s just one problem: The ramp is unusable because it’s completely out of the water.
A newborn bighorn sheep lamb was spotted with its mother Friday in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, state wildlife officials reported.
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.
Another bighorn sheep has died in the Catalina Mountains, the Arizona Game and Fish Department reported Monday.
A state wildlife manager unintentionally shot and killed an endangered Mount Graham red squirrel Wednesday on the mountain near Safford, the Arizona Game and Fish Department reported.
A bighorn sheep reintroduction project that has brought the deaths of 15 bighorns and three mountain lions in the Catalina Mountains is a futile “crazy program” that will only lead to more dead animals, a spokesman for opponents of the project said Friday.
Two more bighorn sheep have died in the Catalina Mountains, and a mountain lion was killed for preying on sheep, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
A bighorn sheep was found dead Friday in the Catalina Mountains — marking the 13th bighorn death since 31 sheep were relocated to the range from the Yuma area in November, state wildlife officials confirmed Monday.