Nature and Environment

Mount Graham Endangered Red Squirrel Population Declines Slightly

Dec 1, 2016 Arizona Game and Fish says yearly fluctuation not uncommon.

Obama Could Still Make Bears Ears A Monument

Dec 1, 2016 Southern Utah area is considered sacred by many tribes and communities in the Southwest.

Freezing Temperatures Expected Overnight Through Thursday Morning

Nov 29, 2016 Freeze and hard-freeze warnings have been issued by the National Weather Service.

Forecast Calls For Warm, Dry Winter Across Southern Arizona

Nov 28, 2016 Weak La Niña patterns typically mean below-average rainfall for the area.

Southwest Monarch Study Gets $89K To Track Butterflies

Nov 28, 2016 The award was part of a larger effort to aid in the recovery of a declining Monarch population.

Permit Holders Can Cut Their Own Christmas Trees in Coronado Forest

Nov 25, 2016 There are a limited number of permits and certain conditions apply.

Heading North? Tips For Safe Winter Driving

Nov 24, 2016 Winter weather can make for dangerous driving, especially for desert dwellers.

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.

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