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Welcome to Gila County Cattle Growers Association

Gila County Cattle Growers Association is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Cattle Industry throughout Gila County, Arizona and the United States.  We are committed to range conservation and preservation of open space for ranchers, the nature enthusiasts, the sportsmen, and adventurers.

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  1. Wolves are adept at determining prey vulnerability and the human victims of predatory attacks tend to be mainly on children.
  2. Recent proposals place wolf release sites where elk and deer populations are very low, and permitted cattle, including calves, horses and dogs are present.
  3.  Wolves may attack a dog even when people are present and a wolf excited by the presence of a dog may be more likely to act aggressively toward people.  Read more.

The Mexican Wolf Reintroduction and Release Program Expansion Coalition

We need your help . . .

To inform and educate the citizens of Arizona and New Mexico about the details, dangers and adverse impacts of the Mexican Wolf Release Program to our health, safety and economic well-being.

Gila County Cattle Growers Request for Comments Gila County Cattle Growers Events

Due to extreme drought conditions, lack of water and feed, the Gila County Cattle Growers' Association Annual Spring Auction will not be held in 2018.

Through adaptive management practices as stewards of the land, many Continue Reading

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the Arizona Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) and upheld  the agreements codified by the Congressman’s legislation, H.R. 4924,  Read full press release.


1963 - Supreme Court Decree ends twelve years of litigation between California and Arizona over Colorado River. Arizona's 2.8 million acre foot allocation is confirmed, clearing the way for construction of the Central Arizona Project (CAP).

1971 - Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD) formed to construct Read more.

Gila County Cattle Growers Workshops

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Holiday Dinner - Dance & Auction


Rancher of the Year

Nathan has been ranching his entire life continuing the Ellison Family tradition started in Arizona in the mid-1880’s.  A staunch supporter of the GCCGA, Ellison Ranch . . . Read Full Story


Wrangler of the Year

John has been a tireless contributor to our association for many years.  Always working behind the scenes, his tasks are many and endless.  From running for yard . . . Read Full Story

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after submitting a language request to the House Appropriations Committee asking it to include language that would prevent presidential abuse of the Antiquities Act:


 “During his time in office, President Obama has abused the Antiquities Act to designate or expand 22 national monuments and lock up more than three million acres of land. Shamefully, the president recently designated three new national monuments in the California desert encompassing nearly 1.8 million acres. The president, regardless of political affiliation, should not have unilateral authority to designate millions of acres of land without local public input or proper analysis.


 “Unilateral designations that circumvent Congress under the Antiquities Act typically result in devastating consequences for local communities that negatively affect their future economic... Read Full Press Release.

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