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Narrow-headed Gartersnake

A Day in the Field: Narrow-headed Gartersnakes found in the Blue River

In June of this year, Arizona Game and Fish Department biologists backpacked into a remote section of the Blue River in Eastern Arizona to evaluate habitat, native fish abundance, and search for Narrow-headed Gartersnakes. The trip was full of surprises…. Continue Reading →

A Day in the Field: Grand Opening of Arizona Game and Fish Department Pinetop Wetland

A new wetland area with two ponds was created by Arizona Game and Fish Department (Department) in the footprint of the historic fish hatchery adjacent to the Department’s Region I office in Pinetop. This area will house native aquatic species, and provide a location to temporarily… Continue Reading →

A Day in the Field: Narrow-headed Gartersnakes Released

Yesterday was a fantastic day for threatened and endangered species conservation!! We conducted the first translocation of captive bred narrow-headed gartersnakes to a wild creek in beautiful central Arizona. This is the first time that the species has been released in the… Continue Reading →

Highlighted Project: West Fork Black River Snake Surveys

During the week of July 5th, Arizona Game and Fish Department (Department) interns conducted extensive surveys in West Fork Black River as part of the Department’s Conservation and Mitigation Program (CAMP) monitoring project for federally threatened Narrow-headed Gartersnakes. Wire traps were… Continue Reading →

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