Nature and Environment

Dozens of Tortoises in Need of Homes

Jul 5, 2012 The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is at capacity, offering adoptions

Colorado River Flows Being Increased

Jul 5, 2012 Simulated floods expected to restore Grand Canyon's natural features

Legislation, Lawsuits Fly Over Banning Lead Ammo

Jun 29, 2012 Two sides agree on lead-poisoning threat to California condor, part on ways to solve problem

MINDDRIVE

Jun 28, 2012 Find out about a program that gives at-risk high school youth the chance to build an electric car, and then drive it cross country.

House OKs Speedy Aerial Tanker Buy

Jun 8, 2012 Waiting period waived for Forest Service purchase of new fire-fighting planes

Venus Makes Once-In-Lifetime Celestial Cameo

Jun 5, 2012 Dozens gather in Tucson to watch planet cross between Earth and sun

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

May 31, 2012 Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

Crown King Residents Back Home; Fire Slows

May 29, 2012 Other AZ blazes at or near full containment; danger remains high

Cool Weather Slows AZ Wildfires

May 27, 2012 Crown King residents return home; fire stays at 16,240 acres

Tucson Retains 'Gold' Status in Bicycling

May 25, 2012 Advocacy group finds Old Pueblo's 600 miles of bike lanes make it friendly

UPDATE: Crown King Fire Evacuation Called Off

May 25, 2012 Residents, business owners can return Friday as fire's danger subsides

Crown King Fire Slows, Cooler Weather Seen

May 24, 2012 At 16,240 acres, it's biggest AZ fire so far this season

Crown King Fire Lines Hold Another Day

May 23, 2012 Blaze's spread slowed despite drastic weather conditions

Firefighters Make Progress at Crown King

May 22, 2012 Blaze nears 15,000 acres, as crews work to contain westward movement

Crown King Fire Tops 14,000 Acres

May 21, 2012 Fire restrictions in effect; the outlook in Coronado National Forest

AZ Week: Big Wildfire Year Predicted

May 18, 2012 Ongoing drought means 'we’re flammable now,' official says

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