Nature and Environment

Arizona Sign of Autumn: Leaves Turning? No, Lost Hikers

Sep 28, 2015 Cooler weather has more people out; that meets big increase in number of trouble calls.

Insect Festival Discovery: 'Cockroaches Are Really Cuddly'

Sep 21, 2015 How did girl come to play with roach? Only after building her nerve by holding tarantula.

Danger of 250-Ton Rock Collapse at Dam Reduced

Sep 21, 2015 Workers stabilize sandstone slab that threatened to break off wall near Glen Canyon Dam.

Preserve Aravaipa Canyon As Is, Federal Plan Proposes

Sep 18, 2015 Officials have worked on the management plan for five years.

Tucson Planning Commission OKs Backyard Chickens

Sep 17, 2015 Proposal making urban farming easier moves to City Council for final approval.

Northern Arizona Forest Thinning Work Gets Under Way

Sep 16, 2015 Slow start to Four Forest Restoration Initiative; test plots show its expected benefits

UA Research: Sierra Nevada Snowpack Lowest in 500 Years

Sep 14, 2015 Runoff from winter snowfalls provides California with 30% of its water supply.

See 10,000 Bats Take Flight on Tucson's North Side

Sep 11, 2015 Pima County officials host viewing event before bats begin migration south.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

Sep 4, 2015 University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

Sep 3, 2015 The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

Dated Technology Hinders Grand Canyon Search And Rescue Efforts

Sep 1, 2015 Increased visitors, inconsistent radio communication put strain on first responders

Water Stops, Starts in Rural Arizona

Aug 31, 2015 Restrictions are still in place, but regular service should return to Bowie by end of the week

UA Hurricane Watchers Predict More Storms This Year

Aug 27, 2015 Researchers still expect six Atlantic hurricanes during next two months

Forests Worldwide Vulnerable to Drought, UA Researcher Says

Aug 27, 2015 UA scientist contributes to climate change findings

Regulate Reopened Uranium Mines, Group Asks Government

Aug 26, 2015 Environmental organization wants long-dormant operations scrutinized, including near Canyon.

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Aug 24, 2015 Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

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