Arizona is known for being hot and dry.
Many of our state symbols — those animals and plants we have chosen to represent the state — have ties to the desert, including the saguaro cactus blossom, cactus wren and palo verde tree. But is that a complete picture of Arizona?
Focus Wild Arizona Activity Sheets: From 2006-2013, each issue of the Department’s Arizona Wildlife Views magazine featured a new education article. These articles were intended for younger children and include some vocabulary and a fun activity. All of these articles are now available on our website.