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WANTED: ARIZONA: For Environmental Terrorism in GMU 7E

By contaminating a 5000 gallon Trick Tank with Diesel Fuel. A Reward of $6,000.00 has been posted for the arrest and conviction of these terrorists by the Arizona Deer Association, the Arizona Elk Society and Don McDowell Outdoors.  You can call the Arizona Game & Fish Operation Game Thief at 1-800-352-0700. Click for more information on Operation Game Thief.

WANTED: UTAH: DWR – Seeks information about poached bull moose in Rich County

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is asking for the public’s help in gathering information about a bull moose that was illegally killed in Rich County last month.

Conservation officers received a report of a dead moose near Bug Lake in Rich County on July 30. Officers responded to the area and found the carcass of a small bull moose less than 10 yards off the road.

Contact the UTiP Hotline at 800-662-3337 with any information. You can also report any illegal wildlife activity on the DWR website. Rewards are available and requests for confidentiality are respected.WANTE

WANTED: ARIZONA: AZGFD Offers reward in poaching of mule deer doe, unborn fawns

BUCKEYE, Ariz. — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is seeking information about the recent poaching of a mule deer doe in Game Management Unit 39 in the Buckeye Hills south of Buckeye, east of Arlington, AZ. The doe was pregnant with two fawns.

It is believed the incident took place in the overnight hours of Saturday, July 18 along a dirt road that connects Gillespie Dam to Robbins Butte Game Road in the southwestern portion of the Buckeye Hills.

Call the AZGFD’s Operation Game Thief hotline at (800) 352-0700 and refer to case #20-002228.  REWARD: Up to $3,000 upon conviction.

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Mexican Gray Wolf Update August 2020

CURRENT POPULATION STATUS
At the end of August, there were 37 named wolf packs (18 in AZ and 19 in NM) and 6 single collared wolves. There were 87 wolves with functioning radio collars that the IFT was actively monitoring. Not all of the wolves in the population are collared. Studbook numbers following individual pack names below denote wolves with functioning radio collars.

MORTALITIES
In August, the IFT documented m1911 of the Bear Canyon Pack dead in Arizona. The incident is under investigation. From January 1 to August 31, 2020, the IFT has documented 17 wolf mortalities.

INCIDENTS
During the month of August, there were eight confirmed wolf depredation incidents on livestock, no probable wolf depredations, one livestock injured by wolves and two investigations with determinations pending review. There was one nuisance incident investigated in August. From January 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020, there have been a total of 86 depredation incidents in New Mexico and a total of 40 depredation incidents in Arizona.

REWARDS OFFERED The USFWS is offering a reward of up to $10,000; the AZGFD Operation Game Thief is offering a reward of up to $1,000; and the NMDGF is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the shooting deaths of Mexican wolves. A variety of non-governmental organizations and private individuals have pledged additional funding for a total reward amount of up to $37,000, depending on the information provided.

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