Enjoy the wild….Happy New Year

We’re making big plans for 2015!

Look for details on our 2015 Broadwalks and Broadworks programs in January, and join us for education, advocacy, stewardship, and fun in amazing locations!

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Great Old Broads in Tucson!!!!

Great Old Broads event in Tucson! Come have some fun with a great group of bros and broads

Come One and All (membership not required) January 14, 2015, 6 – 8 p.m.

http://azwmcl.org//TUC%20bb-event-flyer-form.pdf

Mexican Wolf Recovery Endangered

30-day Comment Period ends December 27, 2014 – YOU CAN HELP!

Advocates fear the extinction of the Mexican gray wolf, due to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed changes to the federal rule governing the Mexican gray wolf reintroduction. More…find out what Broads are doing and how you can help…

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Enter Now: Grand Canyon Wolf Naming Contest!

Open to children and youth under 18- deadline Thursday, December 4

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has confirmed, through DNA tests on scat, that there is a female northern Rockies gray wolf on the Kaibab National Forest, near the north rim of Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.

This brave female is the . . . → Read More: Enter Now: Grand Canyon Wolf Naming Contest!

Want your grandchildren to ever hear a wolf?

The Proposed to Change Mexican Wolf Management Policies Doom Wolves Earth Justice: To Court for a Recovery Plan l Extinction Is Forever l Speak out against draft plan to allow more killing of critically endangered wolves! Deadline Sept. 23The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has released a draft proposal to change the rules . . . → Read More: Want your grandchildren to ever hear a wolf?

Save our Forests from ORVs

Don’t Let Off-Road Vehicles Run Amok in Our Forests

The halls of Congress may be quiet but our public lands won’t be if a motorized mayhem bill gets traction.

H.R. 4272, the Forest Access in Rural Communities Act, would open the floodgates to uncontrolled motorized uses of national forests. This bill ties the Forest . . . → Read More: Save our Forests from ORVs

Celebrate the Signing of the Wilderness Act

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act Hike Escudilla of the Signing of the Wilderness ActWhen: Friday, July 11, 9:30 to 2:00 Where: Escudilla Trailhead Pre-registeration Required: Limited to 22 people To register contact Stephanie Rainey,Conservation Education specialist for the Alpine Ranger District 928.339.5021

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Register for our Wildlife Tracking Workshop

Introduction to Wildlife Tracking We share our hiking trails with a lot of different wildlife that leave behind signs of their passing journeys. Is that a bobcat track or a coyote track? Are you following mountain lion tracks or was someone hiking with their family dog?

WHEN:

Indoor session: Saturday evening, June 21, 2014

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Fire on the Mountain

Last June, 19 firefighters lost their lives trying to control a blaze near Yarnell, Arizona—the highest death toll for firefighters battling a wildfire in this country since 1933. What went wrong? Is it time to reconsider our approach to fighting fire?

Brian Mockenhaupt

Photographs by Brian L. Frank

May 21, 2014

 

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/05/fire-on-the-mountain/361613/

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