Wildlife News: July 18, 2019
Posted July 18, 2019
16th Annual High Country Hummingbird Festival scheduled for July 27 at Sipe White Mountain Wildlife Area
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is hosting its 16th annual High Country Hummingbird Festival on Saturday, July 27 at Sipe White Mountain Wildlife Area near Springerville/Eagar. Read more.
AZGFD to hold annual elk viewing workshop Aug. 17
Ever wonder what it would be like to see hundreds of elk in one place at one time? That opportunity is possible during the elk viewing workshop hosted by the Arizona Game and Fish Department with support from Mormon Lake Lodge.Read more.
Bat netting workshops come to Verde River on Sept. 6
Bats get a bad rap, but the Arizona Game and Fish Department aims to change that by highlighting the good they do – such as eating pesky mosquitoes and flies – during a series of bat netting and monitoring workshops July 26 and Sept. 6. The July 26 workshop is full, but reserve your seat for Sept. 6. Read more
Deer, turkey, youth-only javelina hunt permit-tags available
Arizona hunters will have an opportunity to receive a hunt permit-tag for select 2019 deer, fall turkey and fall youth-only javelina hunts. As of July 9, there were 968 leftover hunt permit-tags available for general deer hunts, with most of those hunts being for antlered white-tailed deer only in Game Management Units (GMUs) in the southeastern portion of the state. All remaining leftover hunt permit-tags will be available for purchase on a “first come, first served” basis at all department offices beginning July 29. Read more.
Make plans to attend the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet on Aug. 10
Make plans to attend the 22nd annual Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet and honor your fellow conservationists on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Wigwam Resort, 300 East Wigwam Blvd. Litchfield Park, Arizona 85340. Read more.