Nature and Environment

Fire Restrictions In Place As Holiday Weekend Approaches

May 24, 2017 Some campfires banned, also smoking and firing weapons

This Year's Monsoon Forecast is Uncertain

May 24, 2017 There are mixed signals on rain, but meteorologists do expect higher temperatures.

TEP Deal to Provide Solar Electricity for 21K Homes

May 24, 2017 The array, to be finished in 2019, will be the largest in TEP's renewable energy portfolio.

Official on Pinal Fire: 'What Nature's Intended to Do'

May 19, 2017 Fire managers have been waiting for this kind of burn to help restore the forest.

Four Arizona Monuments Under Review

May 11, 2017 Department of Interior looking at 27 nationally and taking public input.

Electricity Restored to Tohono O'odham Nation after 2 Days

May 11, 2017 Weather-related outage started Monday evening; power was restored Wednesday evening.

Grand Canyon Considers Thinning Bison Herd

May 10, 2017 Park officials worried about damage done by up to 600 bison in the park.

Next Step for Rosemont Mine Approval Could Come in June

May 9, 2017 Coronado National Forest supervisor expected to sign record of decision in June.

Avra Valley I-11 Proposals Draw Opposition at Tucson Meetings

May 9, 2017 Citizens disagree with notion of building highway through deserts west of Tucson.

Mulberry Fire Slows After Burning 1,755 acres

May 8, 2017 Fire started Saturday; authorities say it is human caused.

Hot Spring: Tucson Hits 100 Degrees Earlier Than Normal

May 4, 2017 Meteorologist say Thursday reading makes it 7th earliest date to reach century mark.

Sawmill Fire 94% Contained, Evacuation Notices Lifted

May 1, 2017 Human-caused fire burned nearly 47,000 acres southeast of Tucson.

Sawmill Fire Held to 47,000 Acres, 89% Contained

Apr 28, 2017 Fire managers focus on eastern side, hope to keep community of Mescal safe.

Tucson Seeks Upgrades for Iconic 'A' Mountain Park

Apr 28, 2017 City asks public opinion on better trails, picnic facilities, more.

Study: Extreme Weather Hits Tucson More than Other Western Cities

Apr 26, 2017 Researchers say people should stay informed, modify behavior and take out insurance.

40,000-Acre Wildfire Slows, But More Winds Expected to Drive It Anew

Apr 26, 2017 Wind gusts to 35 mph coming in Thursday could spread Sawmill Fire near Sonoita.

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