AZGFD Wildlife News

Upcoming Event: Game and Fish Outdoor Expo April 2-3

Expo_2014_archery3_1.jpgApr 2, 2016 - Spend the day outdoors Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 during the annual Arizona Game and Fish Outdoor Expo at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, on Carefree Highway, just west of Interstate 17.

Admission and parking are free!

There will be plenty of hands-on fun for all ages. Check out the huge kids fishing tanks and take home a free photo. See live wildlife, learn target archery and try other shooting sports in a safe, supervised, controlled environment on the range.

Wildlife News: Feb. 26, 2016

  • Commission, U.S. Sens. McCain, Flake: Grand Canyon bison management plan should include state’s hunters
  • Four remaining public forums for fall hunt recommendations 
  • 2015 Mexican wolf population survey reveals more work to be done but strategy remains viable
  • Sen. McCain pledges support for BLM, AZGFD collaboration to address burro overpopulation
  • 25th annual “Just for Kids” Fishing Festival is Saturday at Tempe Kiwanis Park
  • Becoming an Outdoors Woman scholarships available 
  • Fatal off-highway vehicle accident a reminder to practice OHV safety
  • Nominations sought for Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame
  • Arizona temperatures are warm, but the water’s still cold
  • Record $2.4 million raised for Habitat Partnership Committee

Wildlife News – Feb. 12, 2016

  • Game and Fish Commission passes resolutions on burro management, land use
  • Arizona Senate confirms Sparks as Game and Fish Commissioner
  • Jojoba boat ramp reopens at Bartlett Lake
  • Team effort saves golden eagle
  • Spend the day with your Valentine while helping sick and orphaned wildlife
  • Wildlife assets to be sold at AZGFD’s Outdoor Expo
  • 2016 Winter Range set for Feb. 22-27
  • Boating season on the horizon, prepare with a safety course
  • Input needed to help develop recreational target shooting policy for monument
  • AZGFD encourages all OHV riders to take safety course