Nature and Environment

Where Are El Niño Rains? Maybe More, Come March

Feb 16, 2016 Weather pattern has also brought above-average temperatures to the region.

Tucson Latina finds purpose in politics, and the history of Shakespeare's First Folio.

Feb 11, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show with an avid shopper, and Beth Surdut pays attention to her desert neighbors, the coyote.

The Art of Paying Attention: Coyote

Feb 11, 2016 Author & illustrator Beth Surdut shares true stories about sharing the desert with the noisiest of neighbors.

Municipalities Would Get More Water Control Under Bill

Feb 9, 2016 Legislation exempts cities, towns from their counties' authority to limit development.

Raytheon Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Chase Hurricanes

Feb 4, 2016 Coyote provides weather data to NOAA, could assist in search and rescue

Jaguar Spotted on Video in Santa Rita Mountains

Feb 3, 2016 Jaguar habitat conservation group releases video of only known jaguar in United States

For Sale in Cochise County: How Much Water Is There?

Jan 28, 2016 Part 3:Land being bought for water, but is there enough to sustain, farms, towns economy?

Lawsuit: D-M Flights Numerous, Impact Wasn't Studied

Jan 26, 2016 Claim asks court to order environmental study of training flights at Tucson AF base.

Southern Arizona 'Drought-Free' for First Time in Five Years

Jan 25, 2016 Monsoon, El Niño bring plenty of moisture, but not enough to end being water smart.

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.

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