Zieler: Rural Arizona needs strong voice in wildlife conservation

As the newly appointed chairman of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission, I want to give the people of rural Arizona a stronger voice in the conservation of wildlife. As a longtime resident of rural Arizona, I’m proud to represent all the small-town residents, farmers, ranchers and families who live throughout the less-populated areas of […]

Arizona Game and Fish to offer Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop

For women who want to learn more about the outdoors experience, signing up for a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop is where they can start. The Arizona Wildlife Federation, in partnership with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, will conduct its next BOW workshop Sept. 7-9 at Friendly Pines Camp near Prescott, according to […]

Guests to see birds of the summer at arboretum

A guided bird walk conducted by a representative of the Arizona Game and Fish Department will take place 6:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, 37615 E. Arboretum Way, Superior. Chrissy Kondrat-Smith guides the search for violet-green swallow, blue-gray gnatcatcher, yellow warbler and other colorful species on the bird walk […]

Help Game and Fish Department assist thirsty wildlife during extreme drought

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has trucked or airlifted about 600,000 gallons of water to catchments throughout the state to assist wildlife during drought conditions since January. The public is asked to assist AZGFD in their efforts to ensure that elk, deer, bighorn sheep and countless species are refreshed by drinking at one of […]