Nature and Environment

Toxic Chemicals in State Recycled Less than Nationally

Jan 25, 2016 EPA's annual report tracks production, disposal of chemicals that harm health or environment.

State Wants to Reduce Wild Burro Herds Numbering 4,800

Jan 25, 2016 Federal agency says it must conduct environmental analysis before taking action.

New Yorker's Electric-Powered Road Trip Reaches Tucson

Jan 19, 2016 Brian Kent is cruising through the lower 48 states to show electric vehicles just need a place to plug in

Tucsonans: Plan for Summer Heat by Planting Trees Now

Jan 19, 2016 Trees for Tucson offering three trees for $15 to Tucson Electric Power customers

El Niño Far from Over, With 'More Storminess' Due Soon

Jan 14, 2016 UA climate team’s website provides regional information on weather phenomenon.

Ski Resorts on Federal Land Must Prove Water Supply

Jan 13, 2016 New Forest Service rule will affect three spots in Arizona, including Mount Lemmon.

El Niño Winds, Rain 'Scrub' Arizona's Atmosphere

Jan 11, 2016 State air quality director says rains, cold temperatures help purify air.

Up to 5 El Niño Storms Due in Southern Arizona This Week

Jan 4, 2016 Up to 1.5 inches of rain in valleys, snowfall in mountains above 6,000 feet.

De-Icer on Northern Arizona Roads Harms Pine Trees

Jan 4, 2016 Coconino County, Flagstaff switch back to environmentally friendlier cinders.

US Parks Draw Record Crowds Ahead of 100th Anniversary

Jan 3, 2016 Visitation to 409 National Parks estimated at 300M last year, even bigger in 2016.

Bird Watchers Look to Arizona Skies for Annual Count

Dec 31, 2015 National Audubon Society enlisted citizen scientists across the country for survey.

Arizona Spotlight for the 2015 holiday season

Dec 30, 2015 More local StoryCorps conversations; exploring the "Xenophobia Blues"; discovering Comet Catalina, and some of the year's best stories.

Wanted: Tinsel-Free Christmas Trees for Recycling

Dec 28, 2015 Tucson has nine locations for annual Treecycle event through Jan. 12.

White Christmas in Tucson is No More Than a Dream

Dec 21, 2015 For the 28th year in a row, no snow predicted for the holiday.

Utah Wants to Pipe Water 140 Miles from Lake Powell

Dec 15, 2015 86,000 acre-feet anually would supply booming area around town of St. George.

Historic Climate Accord A First Step, UA Professors Say

Dec 15, 2015 University of Arizona representatives say climate connects many issues

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