B. It is unlawful for a person to knowingly and without lawful authority under state or federal law import and transport into this state and release within this state a species of wildlife that is listed as a threatened, endangered or candidate species under the endangered species act of 1973 (P.L. 93-205; 87 Stat. 884; 16 United States Code sections 1531 through 1544).
Citation: A.R.S. § 17-306.
A. The commission may impose a civil penalty against any person unlawfully taking, wounding or killing, or unlawfully in possession of, any of the following wildlife, or part thereof . . .
6. For each trophy or endangered species animal[:] $8,000.00 . . .
Citation: A.R.S. § 17-314.
A. Notwithstanding section 17–239 or any other provision of this title, if the secretary of the interior publishes in the federal register a determination for the removal of jaguar (felis onca) from the list as required under section 4(c) of the endangered species act of 1973, as amended, (P.L. 93–205; 87 Stat. 884; 16 United States Code sections 1531 through 1544):
1. It is unlawful for a person to knowingly kill, wound or possess a jaguar or any part thereof...
Citation: A.R.S. § 17-320.
J. Any construction, building addition or alteration project that is financed by monies of this state or its political subdivisions shall not use endangered wood species unless an exemption is granted by the director of the department of administration. The director shall only grant an exemption if the use of endangered wood species is deemed necessary for historical restoration or to repair existing facilities and the use of any substitute material is not practical. Any lease-purchase agreement entered into by this state or its political subdivisions for construction shall specify that no endangered wood species may be used in the construction unless an exemption is granted by the director. For the purposes of this subsection, “endangered wood species” includes those listed in appendix I of the convention on international trade in endangered species of wild flora and fauna...
Citation: A.R.S. § 34-201.
A. The commission shall attempt to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the United States fish and wildlife service regarding the endangered species act and the release, translocation and cross-fostering of Mexican gray wolves prior to any release, translocation or cross-fostering in this state. The memorandum of understanding shall specify that a Mexican gray wolf release, translocation or cross-fostering may not occur:
1. Within three miles of state trust land or private property.
2. Without a full DNA profile on each Mexican gray wolf that is released, translocated or cross-fostered.
B. The department shall report to the commission at every commission meeting the following information:
1. Any known death of a Mexican gray wolf in this state and, if known, the reason for the death.
2. The number of Mexican gray wolves that are supplemented with feed in this state and the cost of the supplementation.
3. The number of Mexican gray wolves that are captured in this state by the department or a federal agency partnering with the department, the reason for the capture and the full DNA profile on each Mexican gray wolf captured.
4. The location of all collared Mexican gray wolves in this state.
5. All human and domestic animal incidents in this state that involve a Mexican gray wolf.
Citation: A.R.S. § 17-253.
A. The protected group of native plants shall include, and protected native plants shall be, any plant or part of a plant, except, unless otherwise specifically included, its seeds or fruit, which is growing wild on state land or public land or on privately owned land without being propagated or cultivated by human beings and which is included by the director on any of the definitive lists of protected categories of protected native plants described in this section. The director by definitive lists may divide any protected category into subcategories which are to receive different treatment under the rules adopted under this article to conserve or protect such plants. In the preparation of each list of plants within a protected category or subcategory the director shall list by botanical names all of those protected plants which are to fall within the protection of that category or subcategory. The botanical names of the listed plants govern in all cases in the interpretation of this article and any rules adopted under this article.
B. The director shall establish by rule the lists of plants in the following categories of protected native plants:
1. Highly safeguarded native plants to be afforded the exclusive protections, including the use of scientific or threatened collection and salvage permits, provided this category in this chapter. This category includes those species of native plants and parts of plants, including the seeds and fruit, whose prospects for survival in this state are in jeopardy or which are in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of their ranges, and those native plants which are likely within the foreseeable future to become jeopardized or in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of their ranges. This category also includes those plants resident to this state and listed as endangered, threatened, or category 1 in the federal endangered species act of 1973 (P.L. 93-205; 87 Stat. 884; 16 United States Code §§ 1531 et seq.), as amended, and any regulations adopted under that act...
Citation: A.R.S. § 3-903.