Wildlife watching brings $1.5 billion economic impact to Arizona

Allen, Lee
January 2008
Inside Tucson Business;1/21/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 32, p14
The article reports on the influential role of wildlife watching in the economic developments in Arizona. The popularity of Arizona as an outdoor adventure-friendly state, has brought approximately $1.5 billion to the state's economy. This is supported by a survey by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service which found well over half a million visitors come to Arizona annually just to participate in wildlife watching activities.


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