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Governor Jan Brewer today announced the appointment of Edward “Pat” Madden to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. Mr. Madden has been appointed for a five-year term, effective January 21, 2013.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department in Tucson will hold a public meeting 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, to hear comments about developing 2013 hunt recommendations for deer, bighorn sheep, mountain lions, and bears.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department announced an overabundance of captive tortoises has has them looking for residents who are willing to adopt.
Governor Jan Brewer on Jan. 10 announced the appointment of James R. Ammons to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.
Governor Jan Brewer today announced the appointment of James R. Ammons to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.
An Arizona Game and Fish Department officer stopped the man suspected of attempting to kill U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Saturday, Jan. 8, the morning of the shooting.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department Operation Game Thief is offering a $1,200 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case of a decapitated mule deer found off Interstate 10 east of Benson.
Officials for the Arizona Game and Fish Department are hiking Romero Canyon at Catalina State Park to search for evidence of an alleged mountain lion sighting that may have caused an 18-year-old man to fall.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has seized two tigers found in Phoenix and Gilbert neighborhoods.
A recent increase in calls about recovering ornate box turtles from the wild is prompting the Arizona Game and Fish Department to remind the public that in Arizona it has been illegal to collect box turtles from the wild since 2005.
The recent discovery of common carp in Roper Lake is prompting the Arizona Game and Fish Department to remind the public that it is illegal to transport or release live fish into any water body without Department approval.
Public forums and open houses are being held by the Arizona Game and Fish Department so constituents can provide their input on hunt recommendations, learn about the process, and see the recommended package before it is set by the commission in April.
photos by Don Boorse/Special to the Explorer
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, People fish around Silverbell Lake at Columbus Park during Saturday's third annual Gladden Farms Community Association Fishing Derby, hosted by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
Bill Stewart, aquatic research program manager for the Arizona Game and Fish Department, says the Robot Fish Program has helped the agency improve its strategies for releasing trout.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department next year will decide finally whether or not to put an end to efforts to replenish nearly extinct bighorn sheep populations on Pusch Ridge at the western end of the Catalina Mountains.
The smell of freshly-mowed grass floats across the rolling golden prairie at Las Cienegas National Conservation Area. Tucson’s highest peak, Mount Wrightson, stands 20 miles toward the Southwest as the hawk flies. Keith Arnold, a wildlife conservation student at the University of Arizona, shoves a black-tailed prairie dog into an artificial burrow dug nearly 8 feet into the clay soil.
The public comment period for scoping has been re-opened on Arizona’s sport-fish stocking program.
A free day of family fun and fishing is slated for Saturday, June 19, when the Gladden Farms Community Association presents its third annual Gladden's Family Fishing Day.
When anglers head to two eastern Arizona rivers this spring for trout season, that lunker fit for the frying pan may look surprisingly high-tech, starting with a 6-inch wire hanging from its belly.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is asking for assistance from deer and elk hunters in monitoring efforts for chronic wasting disease (CWD).
PHOENIX – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated more than 1,100 square miles of southern Arizona and New Mexico as critical habitat for the endangered jaguar.
Eleven-year-old Hunter Lopez got up at 2 a.m. to start his day, although he admitted being so excited he barely slept.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department annual aerial surveys of big game populations in southeastern Arizona will continue in January.