Category: Wildlife


  • Keeping Wildlife at Bay: Tips to Prevent Messy Midnight Trash Adventures

    Keeping Wildlife at Bay: Tips to Prevent Messy Midnight Trash Adventures

    Living in close proximity to nature can be delightful, but it comes with its share of challenges, especially when it comes to dealing with wildlife rummaging through your in-ground trashcans. The sight of overturned bins and scattered garbage in the morning is not only unsightly but also poses potential hazards. Here are some effective tips…

  • Rabies Found in Sahuarita Coatimundi Population

    Rabies Found in Sahuarita Coatimundi Population

    A man from Sahuarita had to get rabies shots on Wednesday because a coatimundi he was giving food to bit him. This was told by Mark Hart, a spokesperson from the Arizona Game and Fish. “It’s strange that on a day when we were talking a lot about how it’s not safe to feed wildlife,…

  • Woman in Pine Lake Dies From Brutal Elk Attack

    Woman in Pine Lake Dies From Brutal Elk Attack

    Elk are beautiful animals, but they can also be dangerous. That’s what a woman from Pine Lake learned the hard way when she was attacked by an elk in her backyard. She died eight days later from her injuries. This is the first time someone has died from an elk attack in Arizona, according to…

  • Snake Sightings on the Rise: Stay Safe

    Snake Sightings on the Rise: Stay Safe

    We wanted to share some important news with you about the increasing number of snake encounters reported by the Green Valley Fire Department. As we enjoy the lovely outdoors, it’s crucial to be aware of these changes to ensure our safety and wellbeing. In recent times, the local fire department has noticed a rise in…

  • Fires Bring Smoke To Sahuarita & Arivaca

    Fires Bring Smoke To Sahuarita & Arivaca

    There are many fires burning in Arizona. Some of them are very big and dangerous. They make a lot of smoke that can travel far away. The smoke can make the air bad to breathe and the sky hard to see. One of the fires is called the Telegraph Fire. It is burning near Globe,…

  • Good Samaritan’s Encounter with Gila Monster Raises Questions and Awareness

    Good Samaritan’s Encounter with Gila Monster Raises Questions and Awareness

    “He’s OK. And yes, it hurt. A lot.” – Green Valley News Bill Ledger’s recent encounter with a Gila monster has captured significant attention and left many curious about the details of the incident. When Ledger attempted to save the reptile from potential harm, little did he know that it would land him in the…