Nature and Environment

20 More Bighorns Released; Catalina Herd Called Viable

Nov 22, 2016 There are no more planned translocations or lethal removal of mountain lions.

State to Stop Killing Mountain Lions that Prey on Bighorns

Nov 18, 2016 Phasing out big cat removal after signs of success in Catalina bighorn sheep reintroduction.

Feeding Our Future: Farmers and Markets

Nov 17, 2016 New ways to support small farmers and backyard gardeners, to grow our local food system

Tuesday High Temp Ties Tucson's Record for the Day

Nov 15, 2016 Mercury topped out at 89 degrees, same as in 1999; much colder weather en route.

Feeding Our Future: Growing Community in Tucson’s Barrios

Nov 10, 2016 Home-grown efforts to improve Tucson’s struggling neighborhoods start with vegetable gardens.

Water May Flow Regularly in Santa Cruz River Within 2 Years

Nov 7, 2016 Tucson Water project will use reclaimed water to restore a portion of the river's flow.

Experimental High Flows Start at Glen Canyon Dam

Nov 7, 2016 Officials hope to redistribute sediment trapped by the dam.

TEP Plans to Add More Solar, Wind Power to Energy Portfolio

Nov 7, 2016 Two recent requests for proposal would add 100 MW of each for 20 years.

Tucson Team Takes Prize for Wastewater-to-Beer Idea

Nov 4, 2016 Group will use $250,000 water innovation award to set their idea in motion.

Feeding Our Future: The Politics of Produce Rescue

Nov 3, 2016 They share the same goal of feeding the hungry, but sometimes food banks step on each other’s toes.

Colorado River Delta Still Thrives 2 Years after Dam Flow

Oct 27, 2016 It is supporting bird and plant life while recharging groundwater.

Tribes Receive EPA Funds For Environmental Projects

Oct 26, 2016 Largest project in grants will be water connection between remote communities.

October Heat Breaks Records in Tucson, at 96 Degrees

Oct 24, 2016 Daily high records were broken twice last week, with more record heat possible.

Study: Southwest May Face Severe, Multi-Decade Drought

Oct 24, 2016 If the rate of greenhouse emissions stays the same, it will likely hit by the end of the century.

Feeding Our Future: Turning Garbage into Gardens

Oct 20, 2016 How a group of UA undergraduates are saving the environment.

NAU Project Will Study National Park Boundaries from Space

Oct 18, 2016 The team will look at divisions caused by land-management choices, like logging.

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