ABOUT THE EVENT ~ After five successful years, our annual event will celebrate National Trails Day with a 6-mile hike in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest (Woodland Lake Park), a 5K non-competitive walk, a 1-mile naturalist-guided nature walk on improved Nature Center trails, . . . → Read More: Walk in the Woods
Please share this with any folks you know in AZ, post on facebook, etc. – action needed immediately to stop this really bad bill.
Contact your AZ Senators using the link below and tell them to vote NO on HB 2551. This bill will allow law enforcement, including those at Game and . . . → Read More: Action Needed: Bill Allows AZ Law Enforcement to Opt Out of Protecting Public Lands
Pledge to Go Dark for Earth Hour Donate!!! Help support conservation in the White Mountains
Visit our Website Join us on Facebook! Make a Commitment to the Planet Join us Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. View online: http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=U2bUo_-TfQ2-QiClBCGhsQ
On March 23 at 8:30 pm local time, hundreds of millions of . . . → Read More: Go Dark!!!
Mexican gray wolves Once again, AZ's Game and Fish Commission has proven it is out of touch with most people and anxious to hinder wolf recovery. They voted unanimously today to support a letter by Orrin Hatch and Cynthia Loomis urging national delisting for gray wolves. The letter included this outrageous statement: “Wolves are . . . → Read More: Stand up to the Arizona Game Commission
Strong majorities reject selling off public lands; want protections for sensitive lands subject to drilling and prioritize renewable energy production in their state.
COLORADO SPRINGS Westerners place a strong value on public lands, saying they are essential to their states economy and quality of life, according to the 2013 . . . → Read More: New Survey: Westerners Link Public Lands to Economic Prosperity, Quality of Life
Many ranchers are rejecting the old practice of killing large carnivores to protect livestock. Instead, they are increasingly using new technology and old methods of animal husbandry to coexist with carnivores.
Native carnivores bring balance to the landscape and keep ecosystems healthy. But they can also be seen as a threat to livestock, and for . . . → Read More: WILD THINGS: A film about the war on native carnivores
Number rose for endangered wolves in 2012
Wed Feb 6, 2013 10:33 PM
Mexican gray wolves had a record year in the Southwest, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday, growing to their highest population number since their 1998 reintroduction into Arizona and New Mexico by successfully rearing 20 wild-born pups.
. . . → Read More: 75 is great AND we NEED more releases
Naming Contest for Kids: Help give Mexican wolf pups names! Open to kindergarten through eighth grade. Deadline Extended to December 15!
Faces like these are more than just numbers.
Mexican gray wolves are the most endangered wolves in the world. Fewer than 60 roam the wildlands of the Southwest.
. . . → Read More: Name the Wolves
Photo courtesy of Aldo Leopold Foundation
Aldo Leopold seated on rimrock above the Rio Gavilan in northern Mexico while on a bow hunting trip in 1938.
Posted by: Tiffany Holloway, Office of Communication, U.S. Forest Service And the Emmy goes to … The U.S. Forest Service, the Aldo Leopold Foundation, and . . . → Read More: US Forest Service, partners win Emmy for ‘Green Fire’
200 Groups Object to Lead-poisoning Provision in Sportsmen’s Bill
Center press release – November 26
Sweeping Outdoor Bill Under Fire Over Lead Ammo
Washington Post & Seattle Times – November 25
Wildlife Agency Needs to Restrict Lead Ammunition
Center opinion piece in Arizona Republic – November . . . → Read More: 200 Groups Object to Lead-poisoning Provision in Sportsmen’s Bill