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.
Possible ramifications loom for Rosemont Mine, Fort Huachuca.
The northern Mexican gartersnake has joined the ranks of federally protected species.
Petition cites 110,000 square miles of potential bear habitat in four Western states.
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.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is spending about a million dollars a year in travel that may not be necessary or appropriate, state auditors reported Thursday.
When I was the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, I was fortunate enough to take part in the release of 11 Mexican gray wolves into Arizona’s Apache National Forest in 1998.
The proposed Rosemont Mine has gained a preliminary thumbs-up from the U.S. Fish and Wlidlife Service, with a new draft biological opinion saying that the mine isn’t likely to jeopardize the existence of any of nine endangered species including the jaguar or destroy jaguar critical habitat.
Four photos of a jaguar roaming southeast of Tucson in the northern Santa Rita Mountains and one photo of an ocelot in the Huachuca Mountains were released today by the federal government.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has asked that a proposal aimed at designating land in New Mexico and Arizona as critical habitat for the jaguar be withdrawn.
A female Mexican gray wolf wanted for killing too many cows in southwestern New Mexico was captured Wednesday following an extensive search, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced.
Conservation groups have sued to restore endangered status protection for small owls found in southern Arizona.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will assess whether to grant federal protection to a rare snail found in southern Arizona.
U.S. District Court for Arizona has approved a $6.8 million settlement that Phoenix-based Freeport McMoRan will pay over the past release of hazardous substances from the Morenci mine.
PHOENIX — Two types of snails native to eastern and southern Arizona are getting protection under the Endangered Species Act.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal officials said Friday there are more
Mexican gray wolves in the wild in the Southwest than there have
been in each of the past five years, giving a glimmer of hope to a
program that has been struggling to return the endangered animals
to their historic range.
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has backed off its strict
stance against any new releases of endangered Mexican gray
Federal wildlife officials killed a female wolf Wednesday night
after she repeatedly returned to a ranch across the border from
Arizona in Catron County, N.M.
A bald eagle with missing feathers and feet found in late
November in the Gates Pass area was legally obtained and used for a
Native American ritual, officials said.
A plan by federal wildlife officials would increase the critical
habitat for a rare spotted frog found in Arizona and New