U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Chris Parish / The Peregrine Fund

No one hunts the California Condor, one of the largest flying birds in the world.  But the endangered bird has a problem only hunters can solve.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports…

Jeff Servoss

A snake once thought lost has been rediscovered near the Colorado River.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Douglas Moore, Graphic Artist / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has declared an insect once found in Madera Canyon south of Tucson extinct—one of about 200 species of animals, plants, and insects that disappear every day.  This trend has many scientists concerned for the state of biodiversity across the globe.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science desk reports…

Julie Crawford, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Dwindling groundwater, drought and climate change threaten the Huachuca water umbel. The federal government seeks comments on a recovery plan for the endangered plant found in southeastern Arizona.

The Huachuca water umbel grows in the shallow water of cienegas, rivers and streams. It can be found in only 17 locations in the United States and in some areas of Sonora, Mexico.

The plant was added to the endangered species list in 1997 and is protected under the Arizona Native Plant Law.

How Biologists Plan To Save Endangered Sonoran Pronghorn

Jul 29, 2015
Arizona Game and Fish Department

Pronghorn once roamed North America by the millions, but human activity fragmented the species into four distinctive types, one of which makes its home in the desert Southwest.

The Sonoran pronghorn is light, fast and adapted for life in the desert, but just over a decade ago they were all but wiped out due to a severe drought. Now, efforts to help the endangered animal make a comeback are proving successful.