Nature and Environment

Snow Storm Closes Arizona Schools, Clinics

Feb 21, 2019 A record-breaking storm hit north-central Arizona on Thursday.

Bill That Nearly Scuttled Drought Plan Shelved

Feb 20, 2019 The Arizona House Speaker pulled the bill after a lengthy hearing.

Tucson's Wet Winter Continues

Feb 20, 2019 The city of Tucson expects more rain in town and snow on the mountains.

Climatologist: Nothing Too Unusual About Arizona's Recent Weather

Feb 18, 2019 Residents of the state shouldn't be surprised about the precipitation, as it's basically where it should be.

Arizona Lawmaker Accused of Endangering Colorado River Drought Plan

Feb 15, 2019 A Gila River Indian Community leader says proposed legislation threatens the tribe's water rights.

Experts: Southwestern US Sees Some Drought Relief

Feb 15, 2019 Though climate scientists warn recent moisture isn't enough to relieve worries over the long-term water supply.

In Sonora, Hunting Means Big Business and Conservation

Feb 12, 2019 State officials are estimating up to $30 million in economic impact this season.

What is Happening With the Colorado River Drought Plans?

Feb 7, 2019 Five states are done, but California and Arizona failed to meet a federal government deadline to wrap up negotiations and sign a final agreement.

Agencies Rush to Get Ready for Wildfire Season Following Shutdown

Feb 4, 2019 Things like trainings, prescribed burns and hiring had to be put off during the partial government shutdown.

Not So Fast on the Drought Plan: State and Feds Disagree

Feb 1, 2019 Federal officials said Arizona did not make the deadline.

Roundtable: Government Reopening, Water Conservation, New AZ Republican Chair

Feb 1, 2019 Plus, Southern Arizona journalists ask, "Is bipartisanship truly a priority in the Arizona Legislature?"

VW Doles Out Last of Settlement Owed to Arizona Consumers

Feb 1, 2019 The checks, each worth $1,000, are part of a $40 million settlement reached in May 2018.

Stakeholders Reflect On Deadline Passage of Arizona Drought Plan

Jan 31, 2019 Lawmakers adopted a plan that stakeholders have been negotiating since last summer.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

Jan 31, 2019 A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

Thursday Marks Last Day for Arizona to Approve Drought Plan

Jan 31, 2019 The Legislature must pass a water-use plan today or the federal government will step in.

"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

Jan 30, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA scientist studies "fishing cats"; Rain Pryor talks about "Fried Chicken & Latkes"; and two moments in time from poet Brother Be.

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