Arizona Game & Fish Department Video
Arizona Wildlife Views Emmy winning program is produced by the Information Branch of the Arizona Game and Fish Department and airs on PBS and city cable channels statewide. Our show takes you across Arizona to explore all the great recreational and wildlife opportunities the Grand Canyon state has to offer.
The Audio-Visual section of the Information Branch produces Arizona Wildlife Views for local television stations and the Game and Fish website. We also create in-house education and information videos.
We provide audio visual support and live webcasting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission meetings, as well as other public meetings.
Arizona Wildlife Views is a 13 week, half-hour series that airs on local PBS and city cable channels; check local listings for times and dates. Since the show began airing in the late 1960s, it has garnered 16 Emmys and numerous other awards.
Our Videos and complete shows can be viewed and searched on our YouTube channel. We have over 400 videos already online.
Our Goal is to produce excellent videos that educate the public about topics related to the department’s mission. We work to ensure that these products communicate our department’s commitment to quality.
“A Triumph for Pronghorn” - See the impressive results of a 4-year project designed to save a diminishing herd of pronghorn antelope in southeastern Arizona.
“New Heights for Arizona Bald Eagles.” - 2015 was a great year for bald eagles in Arizona. Find out why as biologists take home schooled kids and members of the media to an eagle's nest to band two nestlings.
“Did You Know? – Official Wildlife of Arizona” - Find out which critters made the cut to become Arizona's official state bird, reptile, amphibian, mammal, fish and butterfly.
“Sonoran Pronghorn Recovery” - The endangered Sonoran pronghorn is slowly making a comeback in southwestern Arizona thanks to the efforts of Arizona Game and Fish and its many partners. 26 more animals were recently released into the wild, bringing their numbers up to about 300, after a low of only 21 in 2002.
“Golden Eagle Rescue” – Thanks to the efforts of a lot of people a golden eagle that survived being hit by a semi-truck on I-40 was successfully released back into the wild.
“Phoenix Zoo – Partners in Conservation” - See what the Phoenix Zoo is doing to conserve Arizona's at-risk native species like the Mt. Graham red squirrel, the narrow-headed garter snake, and the spring snail.
“State Conservation Machine” - See why state wildlife agencies have an unparalleled positive impact on wildlife conservation. It starts with an annual aggregate budget of $5.6 billion, and it doesn't stop there.
“Heritage Park Zoo” - Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary in Prescott partners with Arizona Game and Fish to help native wildlife.
“Hummingbird Festival” - The Arizona Game and Fish Department is again offering a unique opportunity for people to learn more about Arizona’s colorful forest hummingbirds at the 13th annual High Country Hummers Festival.
“Tortoise Adoption” - The Arizona Game and Fish Department recently held a desert tortoise adoption event.
“Youth Dove Hunt” - Kids enjoy the youth dove hunt at Robbins Butte Wildlife Area on the opening weekend of early dove season in Arizona.
“Art of the Outdoors – Duck Decoy Carver” - See how Phoenix resident Jim Cerreta transforms wood into waterfowl.
“Nest Watchers” – A group of dedicated workers keeps an eye on nesting bald eagles 24/7 to make sure they are safe.
“Free Community Fishing Day” – The Community Fishing Program is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors without having to leave town.
“Outdoor Expo” – The Arizona Game and Fish Outdoor Expo is a great place to learn about a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities.
“Bison Workshop” – This watchable wildlife program gives participants a close-up look at a wild bison herd in Northern Arizona.
“Art of the Outdoors – Turkey Caller”- In this story you’ll meet a man who really knows how to talk turkey.
“Wildlife Center Open House” - The Arizona Game and Fish Department was the first state wildlife agency in the country have a wildlife rehabilitation center. Once a year they hold an open house for the public to attend.
“Painting Prairie Dogs” – After a 50 years absence, black-tailed prairie dogs are back on the Arizona landscape.
“Chiricahua Leopard Frog Release” - Arizona Game and Fish and the Phoenix Zoo have been partners since 1995 in the conservation of the threatened Chiricahua Leopard Frog.
“Art of the Outdoors – Wildlife Artist” - Phoenix wildlife artist Jennifer O'Cualain paints a "Sonoran Skyrise" for birds of the desert.
“Audubon Fish Habitat” - Volunteers work to improve habitat for some of Arizona's endangered fish species.
“Winter Range” - The National Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting is a colorful and exciting event held each year at Winter Range, at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix.
“Birding in Arizona” - Whether you enjoy watching birds in your backyard or across the state, birding is big business in Arizona, and a whole lot of fun.
“Sandhill Crane Cam” - You can now watch a live video stream of sandhill cranes at Whitewater Draw in southeastern Arizona thanks to a new web cam installed by Arizona Game and Fish.
“Art of the Outdoors – Wildlife Views Photo Contest” A behind the scenes look at the making of the 2016 Arizona Wildlife Views calendar issue featuring the winning photos from a contest cosponsored by Arizona Highways.
“Baby Owl Rescue” – Four young owlets are rescued and taken to Liberty Wildlife Rehabilitation Foundation after their mother was illegally shot.
“Bats and Burned Forests” - See how Arizona Game and Fish is helping NAU researchers who are looking into the impact of the State's largest wildfire on tree-roosting bats.
“Becoming an Outdoors Woman” - For more than 20 years, Arizona BOW camps have been introducing women to a world of outdoor fun and adventure.
“Peregrine Nest Cam” - A new HD camera offers a up-close look at a pair of nesting peregrine falcons in downtown Phoenix.
“Archery in the Schools” - The Archery in the Schools program is a physical education curriculum designed to teach students international-style target archery in grades 4-12.
“Welcome Back Mr. Whiskers” – Every summer Arizona’s community lakes are stocked with catfish for urban anglers to try and catch.
“Making of a Wildlife Manager – Part 1” – Eight new recruits enter the police academy for eighteen weeks of training before they take the next step in their long journey toward becoming Arizona Game and Fish Wildlife Managers.
“Mt. Graham Red Squirrel - A status report on the Mount Graham Red Squirrel, an endangered species, which can only be found in the wild in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona.
“Art of the Outdoors – Jr. Duck Stamp” – K-6 Art Teacher Gay Kohl uses waterfowl as inspiration for her students to create art in the classroom. Her kids learn about conservation as they make art for the Jr. Duck Stamp contest.
“Making of a Wildlife Manager – Part 2” – After graduating from the police academy, eight wildlife biologists embark on six more months of intensive training on their way to becoming Arizona Game & Fish Wildlife Managers.
“Deer Canal Rescue” – Arizona game rangers along with some local cowboys come to the rescue of a young mule deer trapped in an irrigation canal.
“Get Out! – Off Highway Recreation” - Are you wanting to “Get Out” and enjoy Arizona’s wide range of off-highway vehicle (OHV) opportunities but not sure where to get started? This segment focuses on riding safety, where to ride, and how to find out more before hitting the trail.
“Water for Wildlife” - The Arizona Game & Fish Development Branch builds a new wildlife water catchment in the desert south of Tucson.
“Raising Rainbow Trout” - Raising trout at the Arizona Game and Fish Department's Tonto Creek Hatchery is a year round job. Here's a look at what it takes to bring rainbow trout to the angling public.
“Art of the Outdoors – Bamboo Fly Rods” – Crafting bamboo fly rods by hand requires the skill of a true craftsman and artist. Follow the creative process from raw material to a work of functional art.
“Birdy Verde” - Small creatures can have a large economic impact on Arizona's economy. The Verde Valley Nature and Birding Festival in Cottonwood draws an international community of birders to view local and migrant birds each spring.
“Lion Rescue” - After its mom disappeared and its sibling was killed, The Arizona Game and Fish Department cares for a female mountain lion cub that's struggling to survive.
“Forest Restoration” – Jim Paxon leads us on a journey through Northern Arizona to see how the Forest Service is protecting people, property and wildlife from future mega-fires by thinning our forests at a scale never attempted before.
“Did You Know” – Fun facts about Lees Ferry near the Arizona/Utah border.