Border Security

Pygmy Owl Hearing Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Alisha Phipps from the USDA-NRCS Tucson office kindly shared this important notification from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: From: Richardson, Scott <scott_richardson@fws.gov> Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 2:10 PM Subject: Public Information Meeting and Public Hearing to Accept Comments the Proposal Listing of the Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Hello AVCA Partners and Cooperators, I am hoping you have […]

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Federal Notices and Proposed Rules open for Public Comment

This page  updated January 17, 2022 This week, very few new notices are added to this running worksheet. They include:  The Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to withdraw 351,000 acres of land in San Juan County, NM from mineral, oil and gas production for 20 years The  draft recovery plan for the New Mexico meadow […]

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Border Patrol taking comments till Feb 3 on Tucson Sector border wall

Customs and Border Patrol is Seeking Input on Border Barrier Remediation in Tucson, AZ. CBP welcomes input on proposed border barrier construction remediation actions in Pima, Santa Cruz, and Cochise Counties, AZ January 2022 Para solicitar esta información en español, por favor envíe un correo electrónico a TucsonComments@cbp.dhs.gov U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is […]

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SACPA In-Person Gathering Saturday, August 21, 2021

In-Person SACPA Meeting Saturday, August 21  Please RSVP to Micaela (520) 393-1722  ASAP Location: The Bell Ranch, 97 Old Ruby Rd, Nogales, AZ                       Directions: Heading South on I-19 take Exit 12 to West Frontage Road. Head south on West Frontage Road approximately 1/3 mile. Turn […]

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Governor Ducey Stands Up for Arizonans

  Recent Important Gubernatorial Activity In the last couple of weeks, Governor Ducey co-signed two important letters with other governors. (Please consider sending him a note of thanks.) 1. Governor Ducey co-signed a letter with Texas Governor Greg Abbot, dated June 10, 2021, requesting border assistance from the other states. The two governors wrote to […]

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“America the Beautiful” Report Gets Mixed Reviews

“You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”  – Abraham Lincoln The following are diverse viewpoints, from rural and agricultural interests, of the USDA/USDI “America the Beautiful” Report. The report responds to the inclusion of […]

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USFWS releases new Draft Jaguar Recovery Plan

“Comments on the plan and additional information are sought through March 20, 2017. The Draft Jaguar Recovery Plan is available at: https://www.fws.gov/southwest/es/arizona/Jaguar.htm or by request from Field Supervisor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arizona Ecological Services Office, 9828 North 31st Avenue, #C3, Phoenix, AZ 85051–2517; phone 602/242-0210. Comments can be sent to this address or by email to: Jaguar_Recovery@fws.gov.”

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Hidden cameras show 250 drug mules in 9 mo. on AZ ranch

  For Immediate Release ARIVACA, ARIZONA – An Arivaca cattle rancher has captured video of about 250 undocumented immigrants and drug runners in nine months on his ranch. Jim Chilton maintains motion-activated cameras on three of many trails from Mexico crossing his ranch. He estimates there are more than 200 similar trails used by drug […]

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Video: Arizona Cattlemen’s Association 2015-16

This less-than 15-minute video was shown at the Arizona Cattle Growers Association’s 2016 convention. It highlights the ACGA’s accomplishments. We are tremendously blessed to have this outstanding organization working for us! If you are not already a member it is time to join.  ACGA offers a variety of membership categories to suit your individual needs. **View the 2016  Video […]

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