Bighorn sheep apparently have had their best month in the Catalina Mountains since 31 of the animals were transplanted to the range north of Tucson in November.
Rose Canyon Lake — a popular woodsy destination for anglers, campers and picnickers — reopens today for the summer season.
A newborn bighorn sheep lamb was spotted with its mother Friday in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, state wildlife officials reported.
Summerhaven now has a sidewalk.
Another bighorn sheep has died in the Catalina Mountains, the Arizona Game and Fish Department reported Monday.
A bighorn sheep reintroduction project that has brought the deaths of 15 bighorns and three mountain lions in the Catalina Mountains is a futile “crazy program” that will only lead to more dead animals, a spokesman for opponents of the project said Friday.
Two more bighorn sheep have died in the Catalina Mountains, and a mountain lion was killed for preying on sheep, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Two more bighorn sheep have died in the Catalina Mountains and a mountain lion was killed for preying on sheep, state wildlife officials confirmed Wednesday.
A bighorn sheep was found dead Friday in the Catalina Mountains — marking the 13th bighorn death since 31 sheep were relocated to the range from the Yuma area in November, state wildlife officials confirmed Monday.
Mountain lions that kill bighorn sheep in the Catalina Mountains will now be tracked and killed by state-sponsored hunters only in a portion of the Catalinas rather than throughout the range, wildlife officials said Friday.
Another bighorn sheep, a ram, was found dead in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson on Tuesday, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has confirmed.
Water levels at popular Rose Canyon Lake north of Tucson are about 2 feet below normal — and the lake won’t refill until rain and snowmelt come to the rescue.
The winter wildflower wahoo around Tucson continues — with more and more blooms bursting forth earlier than usual in deserts and canyons near the city.
Two apparently healthy lambs have been born to bighorn sheep that were released in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson last November, state wildlife officials reported Wednesday.
Another bighorn sheep has died in the Catalina Mountains — the 10th bighorn fatality since 31 sheep were released in the range last November, state wildlife officials confirmed Monday.
The warm, dry winter — with a lack of normal rain and snowfall — has primed Southeastern Arizona for potentially widespread wildfires this year, say national forest and parks officials.
A ninth bighorn sheep has died in the Catalina Mountains where 31 bighorns were released in November, state wildlife officials reported Friday.
Mount Lemmon Ski Valley has many of the things it needs for a good season: a scenic setting, ski lift in regular operation, cozy restaurant and plenty of parking.
Eight of the 31 bighorn sheep transplanted to the Catalina Mountains in November are now dead — slashing the size of the group by more than 25 percent in just over two months.
A seventh bighorn sheep apparently has died in the Catalina Mountains, according to state wildlife officials, said a state senator who spoke with the officials Wednesday.