If you talk to any AZGFD wildlife managers, you’re likely to hear that phrase as they go about their work as part biologist, part law enforcement officer.
Residents of Alpine, Ariz., Reserve, NM and surrounding areas may notice a low-flying helicopter in the region between Jan. 22 and Feb.3.
The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be Friday, Jan. 12, at the Game and Fish Department headquarters, Quail Room.
The AZGFD now is accepting online applications for 2018 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for pronghorn antelope and elk.
AZGFD prides itself on providing ample fishing opportunities for its legions of anglers and the state’s growing populations of cormorants have taken notice.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has posted the 2018 Pronghorn Antelope and Elk Hunt Draw Information online, due January 30.
Each year the AZGFD asks outdoor recreationists, aircraft pilots, drone operators and motorized paragliders to help this magnificent bird in Arizona.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating the poaching of a bull elk, which occurred on Sunday morning, Dec. 17.
Tickets for the 2018 Arizona Big Game Super Raffle are on sale and by buying tickets now you’ll be entered to win an early bird prize.
After a 70 year absence, the endangered Gila topminnow has reappeared in the Santa Cruz River, fish surveys conducted in November confirm.
Standing at less than 11 inches tall, the American kestrel is a mighty bird of prey, yet the future of this fierce little falcon is uncertain.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is accepting applications for up to $100,000 in annual grant funding from nonprofit organizations..
The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be Dec. 1-2, 2017, at the AZGFD headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix.
Pamela Parker of Mesa took the best-in-show photo this year. Her image captures an unforgettable moment and beauty of their state bird.
When hunting for big game, OHVs can be a key part of how hunters retrieve animals. In fact, sometimes it’s the only way to retrieve harvested game.
Arizona dove hunters will be able to double their wing-shooting pleasure when the state’s “second” season begins Friday, Nov. 24.
The AZGFD manages more than 800 native species and the public is invited to meet several of them Saturday, Nov. 18, during Wildlife Day.
The meeting will be held at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Quail Room, in Phoenix and is open to the public.
As if on cue, they pick up and travel thousands of miles from places like Idaho, Wyoming and Montana, and some from as far away as Canada, Alaska.
AZGFD reminds area residents to be aware that Halloween pumpkins and other fall decorations, such as gourds or squash, can attract wildlife.
Chiricahua leopard frogs received extra help getting the hop on avoiding extinction after 454 of the threatened species were recently released in Arizona.
Waterfowl hunting season spans months, first starting in the in October and moving into bigger bodies of water as we get closer to the New Year.
Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the recent poaching of a desert bighorn sheep that was found near Yuma, Ariz.
The deadline to apply for 2018 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear is right around the corner.
AZGFD is asking hunters to continue doing their part to help keep CWD, a neurodegenerative wildlife disease that is fatal to deer and elk, at bay.