arizona game and fish

IG Report: Last U.S. Jaguar Captured, Killed Intentionally

Article: IG Report: Last U.S. Jaguar Captured, Killed Intentionally

WASHINGTON, DC, January 22, 2010 (ENS) – The last known wild jaguar in the United States captured and killed last year in Arizona, was intentionally caught by employees of the Arizona Game and Fish Department in a snare, the Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General said in a report issued Wednesday that implicates the state…

Forest Service Could Be Sued as Visitors Trash Arizona Creek

Article: Forest Service Could Be Sued as Visitors Trash Arizona Creek

TUCSON, Arizona, May 23, 2008 (ENS) – The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity today filed a 60 day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Forest Service for Endangered Species Act violations at Fossil Creek in central Arizona. Addressed to Regional Forester Corbin Newman, the notice states that the Forest Service has failed to consult…

Judge Orders Renewed Protection for Desert Bald Eagle

Article: Judge Orders Renewed Protection for Desert Bald Eagle

PHOENIX, Arizona, March 14, 2008 (ENS) – The Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon have won a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue Endangered Species Act protection for the desert nesting bald eagle, found mostly in Arizona. The groups challenged the Service’s 2006 rejection of their October 6, 2004…

Arizona to Reintroduce Black-tailed Prairie Dogs

Article: Arizona to Reintroduce Black-tailed Prairie Dogs

PHOENIX, Arizona, February 24, 2008 (ENS) – The Arizona Game and Fish Department is poised to reintroduce the black-tailed prairie dog to a portion of its historic range in the southern part of the state. This small burrowing mammal was once common across the grasslands of southeastern Arizona but is now extirpated there due to…