Nature and Environment

Tropical Bird is Treating Admirers in Arizona

Jun 22, 2018 The elegant trogon, a prize for many birdwatchers, is breeding in various mountain ranges around the state.

Overcoming Aphasia: "A River is Made Drop by Drop"

Jun 21, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Where Arizona stands after a tumultuous week for U.S. border policy; and an alternative to sunscreen developed at the University of Arizona.

Appeal of Sabino Canyon Tram Change Could Mean Lapse in Service

Jun 21, 2018 A pending appeal of the new contract award could delay the start of operations by the new operator.

Arizona Health Officials Warn About Rise in Rabies

Jun 20, 2018 Most animals were found in rural areas, principally skunks and foxes.

State Commission Wants to Change State Ban on Trail Cameras

Jun 15, 2018 The change aims to allow other cameras that capture images but don't transmit them live.

Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days

Jun 13, 2018 The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.

Arizona Counties Want More Funds for Mexican Wolf Recovery

Jun 13, 2018 A counties organization official says federal funding covers a fraction of the actual costs of the program.

City Distributing Sandbags as Monsoon Approaches

Jun 12, 2018 Tucson is also prepping barricades for streets prone to flash flooding.

State Launches Dust Storm Safety Campaign

Jun 11, 2018 The campaign asks drivers to "pull aside, stay alive."

CAP Walks Away From Mohave County Land Deal

Jun 11, 2018 Communities along the Colorado River had protested the deal over many months.

Got Bats? Check Your Hummingbird Feeder

Jun 11, 2018 Volunteers needed to track two nectar-feeding flyers.

Firm Seeks to Buy Arizona's Navajo Generating Station

Jun 7, 2018 Middle River Power is the only potential buyer to emerge since the utilities that own the plant announced they would close it.

Climate Change Means A Hotter, Drier Future In The Colorado River Headwaters, Study Says

Jun 5, 2018 Study examined impacts in Colorado's high country, where warmer temperatures are already reducing flow.

Navajo Nation Gets Federal Funds for River Recovery

Jun 5, 2018 The money will go toward efforts to aid recovery of the Colorado pikeminnow and the razorback sucker.

Ducey Warns of High Wildfire Danger in Arizona This Summer

Jun 1, 2018 The Arizona governor said the federal government needs to step up fire prevention to lessen need for firefighting.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

May 31, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teens & seniors are working together to navigate the perils of the internet; Chris Dashiell looks back at a classic Arizona western called "Broken Arrow"; and why "shape note singing" has a loyal following.

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