Nature and Environment

Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors

Jul 17, 2017 The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.

Episode 146: Inside the New Sister Jose Women's Center

Jul 14, 2017 Also, Pima Community College after probation; Arizona Daily Star journalist Tom Beal retires; and climate change on Native American lands.

Panel to Look at How Tribes Are Adapting to Climate Change

Jul 12, 2017 Event is free and open to the public.

Monsoon Starts Late, Starts Strong

Jul 11, 2017 Tucson and southeast Arizona see the first significant, widespread rain in 'good start' to the season.

Episode 323: The Ebb and Flow of Water Predictions in Arizona

Jul 7, 2017 The state draws closer to an official shortage; techniques for water conservation that start at home.

Ann Hampton Callaway Brings "The Ella Century" to Tucson

Jul 7, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: water conservation today vs. water crisis tomorrow; Digna Theatre combines activism and art; and Tucsonans share simple stories about kindness.

Arizona Republicans Urge Closing of National Monuments

Jul 7, 2017 Three House representatives want some of Arizona’s national monuments to lose their status.

Conserving Water but Paying More? There's a Reason

Jul 6, 2017 Without water-saving practices, Tucsonans would be paying 11.7% more.

Containment a Struggle on Burro Fire

Jul 6, 2017 Fire managers state need to be thorough and cautious before declaring containment, now at 11 percent.

2017 Sees Hottest June on Record in Tucson

Jul 5, 2017 Average temperature of 89.7 degrees is the seventh hottest month on record.

Burro Fire Grows, Helped by Rugged Terrain, Weather

Jul 4, 2017 Similar conditions allowed fire to grow by 9,000 acres Sunday.

Burro Fire Grows to 14,000 Acres, Prompts Closures and Evacuations

Jul 3, 2017 Flames were fanned by a storm system moving into the area, causing rapid growth on Sunday

Burro Fire Indicator of Extreme Dry Conditions, Official Says

Jul 3, 2017 Those celebrating Independence Day should be cautious due to abundance of dry fuels for wildfire.

Mount Lemmon: Big Weekend Crowds; Be Prepared

Jun 30, 2017 Holiday expected to draw campers, picnickers, hikers, sightseers to cool mountaintop.

Tucson Water Rates to Increase Monday

Jun 29, 2017 Money to help ensure safe water supply, department says.

New Plan for Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery, 35 Years Later

Jun 29, 2017 Plan calls for focusing recovery efforts for endangered wolf in Arizona.

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