Come celebrate the Catalina Bighorn Sheep!

Thank you to Westward Look, our presenters, our spotting scope experts, Arizona Game and Fish Department, the United States Forest Service and the hundreds of you who turned out to celebrate the Catalina Desert Bighorn Sheep!

Several people have asked where they can view or forward others to view the Wildlife Views episode on this project and which we showed during the keynote presentation. Here it is:


(direct YouTube link here:

Also, we were mentioned on Fox11 News.


Presentation Schedule Just Added

Free, Family-friendly, Open to the public

Saturday, March 4th
11:00am - 3:00pm

Westward Look
Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa
245 East Ina Road
(North side of Ina just east of Oracle Road)

map here

Look! Learn! Enjoy!

Spotting scopes and binoculars will be set-up
and experts will be helping you see the sheep live

Presentations from wildlife biologists and project experts
will feature topics such as: telemetry tracking,
desert bighorn sheep natural history,
Forest Service stewardship of the Catalinas,
and more!

Presentation schedule:

11:30-12:30 - Kickoff presentation, project overview and video,
Q/A with Advisory Committee.

12:30-1:00 - Tracking sheep with telemetry. Joe Sheehey,
Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep Society.

1:00-1:30 - Human Activity and Bighorns Research. Brett Blum,
Graduate Student, University of Arizona School of Natural Resources and the Environment.

1:30-2:00 - AZGFD Research. Larisa Harding,
Terrestrial Research Program Manager, Arizona Game and Fish Department.

2:00-2:30 - Firescape for the Catalinas. Ken Born,
District Ranger, United States Forest Service.

Come enjoy the Tucson spring
celebrate the return of desert bighorn sheep to the Catalinas!


photo: Desert bighorn sheep in Dead Horse Canyon, Santa Catalina Mountains, 1977. (credit: Joe Sheehey)

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