Archive for November, 2009

Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center open house this weekend

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Departments Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center will hold a free open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Visitors will have the opportunity to see eagles, hawks, reptiles and other animals, view educational displays, and meet wildlife experts. The Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center is a […]

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Ben Avery Shooting Facility sets winter hours and new late arrival check-in

Recreational shooters are reminded that the Ben Avery Shooting Facility is operating on winter business hours as of Oct. 15. In addition, shooters arriving near closing time are required to check-in 30 minutes before closing time to allow shooters and archers ample range time. Arriving with less than 30 minutes could leave customers in the […]

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Mount Graham red squirrel fall 2009 count announced

The Arizona Game and Fish Department and the USDA Forest Service announced on Oct. 26 the results of the fall 2009 Mount Graham red squirrel survey. Biologists estimate that a range of 250 (plus or minus 11) Mount Graham red squirrels currently occupy the Pinaleño Mountain range, also known as Mount Graham. These results are […]

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2010 Arizona Wildlife Calendar now on sale

The talented winners of this year’s photo contest have left their mark on the 2010 Arizona Wildlife Calendar. From the cover image — an iconic photograph of a long-nosed leopard lizard in a slot canyon — to the 12 monthly winners inside, this beautiful calendar will make 2010 a memorable year for everyone who cares […]

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Tonto National Forest to hold open houses on proposed Travel Management Plan

The Tonto National Forest is hosting a series of travel management planning open houses during the month of November to give the public an opportunity to share ideas about the forest’s system of roads, trails, and/or areas, review the proposed system, and submit comments about the proposal. Two open houses have already been held in […]

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Half-priced fishing licenses, trout stockings return

The stars have aligned – rainbow trout are coming to a galaxy of waters close to home for millions of people, plus 2009 fishing licenses for state waters or the urban program lakes are now on sale for half price, say Arizona Game and Fish Department officials. “It doesn’t get much better than this, especially […]

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AGFD takes first step toward southern Arizona Gila trout fishery

Airlifts fish up Mount Graham canyon for creek stocking The Arizona Game and Fish Department took its first step toward recovering Gila trout and establishing a Gila trout fishery in southern Arizona on Wednesday, Nov. 4 when it began stocking Frye Creek on Mount Graham in the Pinaleño Mountains. The fish were trucked in from […]

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