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Game and Fish Department: Don't Dump Easter Pets at Tucson Lakes

Unwanted animal gifts can harm state efforts to restore native species populations

Abundant Honey Harvest Expected This Year

Southern Arizona beekeepers: Wet winter has led to widespread spring blooms, and that means honey.

Rosemont Copper Mine Hits Roadblock, Air Pollution Permit Overturned

Maricopa County Superior Court says AzDEQ acted “contrary to law”

Gray Wolf Confirmed as Having Been Shot Near Canyon

Animal spotted on North Rim last fall was taken out by hunter mistaking it for coyote.

Bountiful Brilliant Blooms Expected This Spring

Scientists say good wildflower conditions may be manifest in certain Sonoran Desert sites.

Border Security Efforts Clash with Movement of Wildlife

Environmentalists say fencing cuts off many animals; ranchers, others say security is uppermost.

Three Lambs Born to Bighorn Sheep in Catalinas

Two adults found dead since last release to build herd; that effort going well, state wildlife official says.

Female Gray Wolf Wanders in Grand Canyon

Animal was first seen on North Rim earlier this month; wildlife officials confirm species.

More Bighorn Sheep Released North of Tucson

14 sheep scamper uphill to join a dozen surviving from last year's release; more coming Friday.

Bighorn Sheep Release in Santa Catalinas Closed to Public

Arizona Game and Fish spokesman says they don't want crowd control issues, there are 'animal welfare concerns.'

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Bighorn Ram Rejoins Catalinas Herd

Arizona Game and Fish says his return bodes well for pack; good mating season, successful lambing season would bolster group.

Part of Grand Canyon Bison Herd Recently Moved

19 animals taken back to their original home on Arizona Strip; more than 300 remain.

Grand Canyon Damages Leads to Questioning Future of Bison

Iconic animal has made area its home; the herd has grown over years, and is now overgrazing park land, draining already low water holes, trampling archaeological sites.

AZ Desert Museum Joins Bighorn Sustainable Breeding Program

6 U.S. institutions along with 2 in Mexico collaborating to increase genetic diversity of sheep; goal is to have 6 lambs by end of season.

AZ Week: Sides Weigh in on Bighorn Sheep Controversy

Efforts to return species to Santa Catalinas has wide opposition after lions kill sheep, game agents kill lions.

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