Nature and Environment

Development and the San Pedro

Dec 13, 2018 The Arizona Supreme Court sided with a homebuilder in Sierra Vista despite concerns about the San Pedro River.

US States to Meet at Deadline on Colorado River Drought Plan

Dec 10, 2018 Arizona has been the holdout as the clock ticks on striking a deal for a contingency plan.

Shaping Arizona Water Policy in 2019

Dec 7, 2018 Vanessa Barchfield interviews incoming State House Speaker Russels Bowers.

Study: US Groundwater Supply Falls Short of Estimations

Dec 7, 2018 Understanding the findings with UA hydrologist and researcher Jennifer McIntosh.

County Commits to Carbon Reduction Strategy

Dec 7, 2018 Pima County's updated sustainability plan renews its commitment to reducing carbon emissions.

Climate Change and Adaptation in the Southwest

Dec 6, 2018 Two recent reports have brought renewed attention to the effects of climate change on local, regional and global levels.

Making "Cloud Soup"

Dec 5, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How changing your address may impact your voting status; What is AVATAR, and how might it change the science of telling truth from fiction?; and Pima County Gardeners mark 35 years of helping Arizona grow.

County, City, UA Sign On to Urban Sustainability District

Dec 5, 2018 The goals of the Tucson Emerging 2030 District mirror those of the Paris Agreement.

National Forest Offices Closed, Recreation Sites Open on Wednesday

Dec 4, 2018 All federal offices will be closed on Dec. 5th for a national day of mourning.

Arizona Town Condemns Coyote-Killing Contest

Nov 27, 2018 Dewey-Humboldt joins other governments by condemning the practice.

Pima County: Mining Company Broke Law With Blowing Dust

Nov 26, 2018 County officials say this is the most serious case of blowing dust in the area of any of five such Freeport violations since 2013.

Pothole, Graffiti Repair to Be Part of 'Brush and Bulky' Pickup

Nov 26, 2018 City expands twice-yearly service to neighborhoods.

Early Season Snow Delights Skiers, but the Drought is Far From Over

Nov 23, 2018 Experts say the bigger picture is more complicated, and is compounded by the effects of climate change.

Spotlight Session: Rebekah Rolland

Nov 21, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The secret life of spiders, and Tucsonans share tips for coping with difficult emotions.

Live Camera Capturing Sandhill Cranes in Arizona for the Winter

Nov 20, 2018 14,000 birds are roosting at the Whitewater Wildlife Area, and more are expected to arrive.

Climate Change Could Drive Vegetation Changes

Nov 19, 2018 Tucson-based scientist charting similar changes from Ice Age.

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