Four photos of a jaguar roaming southeast of Tucson in the northern Santa Rita Mountains and one photo of an ocelot in the Huachuca Mountains were released today by the federal government.
This bear was removed from Sierra Vista in September, when bear-human encounters were a problem there.
Chalk one up for the bears - at least for the time being.
Arizona game officials are consulting with seven outside experts to determine if a photo recently submitted by a hunter shows the tail of a jaguar or an ocelot sighted southeast of Tucson.
Arizona Game and Fish officials are analyzing a recent trail camera photo of either a jaguar or ocelot sighted southeast of Tucson.
This bear was removed from Sierra Vista earlier this month. The animals, which can weigh up to 400 pounds, are hungry and looking for food in the city.
Bears lost so much vital habitat to forest fires in the Huachuca Mountains that some of them now forage for food in nearby Sierra Vista - prompting a hunt to thin their numbers and protect people.
Bears lost so much vital habitat to forest fires in the Huachuca Mountains that some of them now forage for food in nearby Sierra Vista — prompting a hunt to thin their numbers and protect people.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to designate about 838,000 acres, mostly in Southern Arizona, as critical habitat for jaguars.
A missing mountain biker was found Saturday in the Huachuca Mountains by a Customs and Border Protection helicopter crew.
The Coronado National Forest will resume burning brush piles in late July on the west side of the Huachuca Mountains in the area of Lyle and Brushy canyons.
Miller Canyon homeowner Ron Morales had to use a tractor to fix this road that was washed out during flooding Monday evening. "The rain was coming down in sheets," said Paul Cimino of the Sierra Vista Fire Department.
Knowing that major rainfall was in the wind, Miller Canyon homeowners had their sandbags up and ready for the flooding.
Cochise County workers using heavy equipment are busy repairing damage from Monday's storm, including this washed-out area on Stoneridge Road in the area severely burned in last year's Monument Fire.
A major monsoon storm walloped Sierra Vista and other Cochise County areas Monday evening - sweeping two people away in a wall of water and leaving some roads and washes flooded early Tuesday.
A second U.S. Supreme Court justice has rebuffed Tombstone in a fight with the Forest Service over planned work on part of the Arizona city’s water system.
Southern Arizona’s costliest fires of 2011 were both human-caused and started in border areas known for drug and human smuggling.
A plan by federal wildlife officials would increase the critical
habitat for a rare spotted frog found in Arizona and New