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Arizona’s seasons for wild turkey and javelina hunting are set, and hunters can begin submitting applications for tags issued through the drawing process.
March 17 meeting to detail Copper Creek kindergarten registration
Part of Arizona Game & Fish Department Game Management Unit 37A will be closed to javelina hunting from Feb. 18-27 as a safety precaution during the World Golf Championship — Accenture Match Play at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain.
For safety reasons, the Arizona Game & Fish Department has put a halt on javelina hunting near the tournament play area Friday through Feb. 27, when the Accenture Match Play Championship ends.
On November 18, 1988, Congress created the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. Stretching nearly 40 miles from the Mexican border to St. David, Ariz., this region, controlled by the BLM, covers close to 58,000 acres. Located along north flowing San Pedro River, banks are dominated by massive Fremont cottonwood trees. Human occupation of the area dates to 13,000 years ago.
Wildlife advocates have long argued for greater connectivity between pockets of animal habitat. Now, they might get their wish.
While flying to Tucson in March, in order to be with his mother in her final hours, our son overheard two passengers behind him excitedly discussing the reason for their flight from Seattle to Tucson. When he heard the words, “Oro Valley,” he quite naturally, as you or I might have done, tuned them in. It took little effort. They were speaking in loud, chortling voices – full of themselves and success.
There are folks in this world around whom urban legends spring up. These people, by virtue of being mild-mannered and soft-spoken, have an air of mystery about them that leads to wild speculation and the birth of myth. Bob Newman, wrestling coach at Mountain View High School, is one of these people.