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.
Full-out preparation for fire season may not be enough in a year when winter disappeared.
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 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.
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.
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.
A deliberately set backfire, not the Bullock Fire, caused the damage in 2002, they contend
A fourth bighorn sheep released into the Santa Catalina Mountains on Nov. 18 has died, killed by a mountain lion, according to a new report from the state wildlife agency.
The Catalina and Rincon mountains surrounding Tucson could get up to six inches of snow Friday as a storm moves into the area.
More than two decades ago I provided the Pima County Board of Supervisors with testimony regarding desert bighorn sheep on Pusch Ridge in the Catalina Mountains.
A new group — Friends of Wild Animals — has been formed in Tucson to protest developments in a recent bighorn sheep reintroduction near the city and voice opposition to the closure of meetings on the project by state wildlife officials.
Updates and outtakes from the Cold Pueblo:
The ongoing battle to stop the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project from being routed through either the San Pedro Valley or between the Aravaipa and Galiuro wildernesses has reached a critical point.
One of the bighorn sheep released into the wild in the Santa Catalina Mountains has been found dead.
All 31 of the bighorn sheep released into the Catalina Mountains on Nov. 18 apparently have survived so far and are fanning out across the range, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Bighorn sheep are roaming wild in the Catalina Mountains once more.
YUMA — Wildlife officers — swooping out of the sky in helicopters and wielding net guns — snared fleet bighorn sheep in rugged mountains northeast of here Saturday.
One of Tucson’s iconic resorts has officially completed a $35 million makeover, from the greens of its golf course to the pillows in its guest rooms.