Explore Arizona Wildlife Conservation

The Arizona Game and Fish Department manages more than 800 species of wildlife, conserving and protecting these incredible animals for future generations. Our state’s unique wildlife make the great outdoors so great. And with your help, we’re working every day to keep it that way.

discover arizona’s wildlife

Arizona has no shortage of wildlife. Get familiar with the state’s endangered, native, non-native and invasive species, and the places they call ‘home.’

on the ground conservation

Our greatest success stories are the result of hard work, partnerships, cooperative programs, grants and contracts.

The need for wildlife conservation

wildlife viewing

From bird watching under brilliant skies to moonlight hikes to observe nocturnal species, every Watchable Wildlife experience is sure to be unforgettable.

living with wildlife

See how we’re rescuing and rehabilitating animals, finding new conservation solutions, and using animal ambassadors to spread the word about wildlife.

planning for wildlife

The goal of planning for wildlife at both the landscape and community scale is to support Arizona’s growth, and economic development while ensuring sustainability, diversity, and safe movement of Arizona’s wildlife populations.

wildlife health program

Wildlife resources are under constant change due to human population growth, introduction of invasive species, and habitat loss and degradation. These factors can contribute to the emergence of infectious diseases.

AZGFD Research branch

The AZGFD Research Branch conducts robust research to inform management actions and professional stewardship of Arizona’s fish and wildlife resources and to ensure the credibility of the Department’s science.

how to help and support

Here’s how you can get involved.

We enjoy Arizona’s wildlife. And we know you do, too. So join in our mission to help keep our great outdoors great.

Make a Mark for Wildlife: Remember Arizona’s wildlife at tax time

Want to Get Involved with Wildlife Conservation?

Volunteer your time, or donate to help us with conserving and protecting our wildlife. When you purchase a hunting or fishing license online, resources go back into wildlife conservation.

donate to wildlife conservation

With your help, we can continue to conserve & protect Arizona’s wildlife.


volunteer for projects

If you have a passion for wildlife and want to help us conserve and protect it, we’d love to have you on our team!

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