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Sonoran Desert tortoises won't get federal protection

Sonoran Desert tortoises won't get federal protection

Federal decision criticized by environmentalists who say data used was too "theoretical."

October 05, 2015 7:01 pm Photos

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Letters to the editor

Reader criticism for wolf plan, proposal for Ina, tribute to Burney Starks.

June 15, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Letters to the editor

Letters on library materials, Mexican wolves plan, carry-on bags, animal center payments.

June 14, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Mexican gray wolf population peaks in American Southwest

Mexican gray wolf population peaks in American Southwest

At least 109 wolves are spread among forested lands in southwestern New Mexico and southeastern Arizona.

February 13, 2015 12:13 pm Related Loading…

Wolf killed in Utah was Echo of the Grand Canyon area, says FWS

A little more than a month after the deed came down, a DNA analysis has confirmed that the gray wolf killed in Utah was indeed Echo, the same wolf that was seen, photographed and tracked near the Grand Canyon last fall, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported Wednesday.

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Revised rules let Mexican wolves roam expanded territory

Revised rules let Mexican wolves roam expanded territory

But environmentalists and ranchers aren't happy with the new federal guidelines.

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Wolf seen near North Rim feared killed in Utah

Wolf seen near North Rim feared killed in Utah

Northern gray variety hadn't been spotted in Northern Arizona in some 70 years.

December 30, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Steller: Lone wolf deserves chance to meet others

Steller: Lone wolf deserves chance to meet others

Female is likely looking for a mate, according to former federal expert.

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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…
Groups threaten lawsuit over pygmy owl

Groups threaten lawsuit over pygmy owl

PHOENIX — Known for its small size and auburn color, the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl has environmentalists battling with federal officials over whether it should be protected.

September 26, 2014 1:11 pmLoading…
US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

Possible ramifications loom for Rosemont Mine, Fort Huachuca.

August 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Calling citizen scientists: Bat project needs you

Calling citizen scientists: Bat project needs you

Citizen-scientist volunteers are needed for a bat monitoring project.

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Northern Mexican gartersnake listed as threatened species

Northern Mexican gartersnake listed as threatened species

The northern Mexican gartersnake has joined the ranks of federally protected species.

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Pot found hidden in fake wildlife service truck near Douglas

Pot found hidden in fake wildlife service truck near Douglas

Border Patrol agents seized a truck designed to look like a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service vehicle along with a flatbed trailer containing more than 3,200 pounds of marijuana near Douglas on Monday.

June 03, 2014 3:29 pm Photos

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New Rosemont Mine delay now assured; Fish & Wildlife taking fresh look at impacts on 8 imperiled species

The federal government formally announced Friday that it will restart reviews of the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on eight endangered species including the ocelot.

May 23, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Grijalva seeks US review of pipeline service roads through wildlife refuge

Grijalva seeks US review of pipeline service roads through wildlife refuge

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, a Tucson Democrat, has asked the U.S. Department of the Interior to intervene in a controversial pipeline project that would carry natural gas from Tucson to Sasabe and into Mexico.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key votes ahead

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Lawmaker wants state, not the US, in charge of wolf-damage funds

Lawmaker wants state, not the US, in charge of wolf-damage funds

PHOENIX — A Northern Arizona lawmaker wants to put the state in charge of giving out federal dollars to ranchers who lose cattle to wolves.

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