Nature and Environment

Farmers in Central Arizona Prepare for a Future with Less Water

Apr 12, 2018 The declaration of a shortage in Lake Mead would impact farmers first.

NWS: Warmth, Wind Bring Fire Danger to Southern Arizona

Apr 11, 2018 Weather Service issues red-flag warning and fire-weather advisory.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Can Technology Solve Yuma's Water Woes?

Apr 11, 2018 Scientists hope cutting edge tech will allow farmers to zero in on water usage and efficiency.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Salt River Project Team Turns to ASU Robots to Maintain Canals

Apr 10, 2018 The infrastructure poses unique technical and personnel challenges, which could be made more efficient with robotics.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

Apr 9, 2018 The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

Students Celebrate Santa Cruz River with Poems and Art

Apr 9, 2018 Pima County's Living River of Words contest inspired by visits to flowing river.

Study to Look at Options for Summerhaven's Main Road

Apr 5, 2018 Pima transportation official says traffic congestion can be an issue during snow storms, summer weekends.

For Fungus-Infected Frogs, It’s Change or Die

Apr 4, 2018 That includes frogs in Arizona, like grass frogs and the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog.

Health Officials Ready for Earlier Ozone Season

Apr 2, 2018 High levels of ground-level ozone, a summertime pollutant, are detected earlier.

Tucson Water Hosting Hearings On Proposed Rate Increases

Mar 29, 2018 If adopted by mayor and council, the changes would take effect in July.

Battle Over F-35s Returns to Tucson

Mar 26, 2018 Opposition group gears up to resume fight against stealth jet.

Yuma Residents to Lawmakers: Stop CAP From Stealing Water

Mar 26, 2018 Friday's listening session was the second in the state on proposed changes to water law.

Climate Change Driving Longer Wildfire Season, UA Researcher Says

Mar 24, 2018 Data suggest Arizonans can expect a year-round wildfire season.

Feral Cats Make List of Invasive Species in the West

Mar 16, 2018 Salt Cedars, mussels and crayfish among the less cuddly pests listed.

Dry, Hot Winter Ending, Southwest Faces Dry, Hot Spring

Mar 15, 2018 Continued arid conditions forecasted by NOAA for the entire Southern Arizona, increasing fire risk.

Lake Mead Level Focus of Gov Ducey's Water Policy Wants

Mar 12, 2018 Governor cites 50 percent chance of shortage declaration in 2020.

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