Nature and Environment

Community Effort Tracks San Pedro River's Health

Jun 18, 2015 Volunteers will map flows for waterway that's vital to people and wildlife.

How Does Tucson's Heat Affect Road Repaving Work?

Jun 18, 2015 It's too hot for some projects to continue without causing a sticky mess.

Flagstaff's Dilemma: Solar's Warmth or Mountains' Majesty

Jun 17, 2015 South-facing windows capture sunlight for winter heat; north-facing capture the view.

Could Amish Farm Dust Provide Relief from Asthma?

Jun 17, 2015 Tucson researchers are seeking clues from rural Indiana communities.

Harvesting Desert's Bounty Topic of Classes

Jun 15, 2015 Santa Cruz Farmer's Market will host demonstrations this month.

El Niño Could Bring Wetter, Cooler Temperatures

Jun 15, 2015 Climate models predict 85 percent chance of persistence to winter 2016

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Jun 12, 2015 Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

Clearer, Better Smelling Santa Cruz River A Good Sign

Jun 10, 2015 River report says quality of water is improving

Arizona Fire Season Looks Bad, But Not Worst in West

Jun 9, 2015 El Niño weather makes Pacific Northwest and California more susceptible to fire.

Colossal Cave Will Have First New Operator in 52 Years

Jun 5, 2015 Ortega National Parks, which runs Carlsbad Caverns, will take over Pima County site.

Arizona Water Chief: California Should Share Drought Burden

Jun 3, 2015 During shortage, Arizona absorbs majority of cuts of Colorado River allocations.

Feeling Ill? 104-Degree High, Ongoing Heat May Be Reason

Jun 1, 2015 Pima County health officials warn of dangers of extreme temperatures with summer upon us.

When It Hits 100: Water Use Doubles in Tucson Summer

May 29, 2015 Even at that, Tucson a 'model' for conservation, consumption, city utility official says.

When It Hits 100: Take the Plunge; Public Pools Beckon

May 28, 2015 Cannonball! Crowds expected at Tucson's 10 pools, county's 9.

When it Hits 100: Do Late Triple Digits Mean Cooler Summer?

May 27, 2015 Monsoon may be delayed because of springtime's below-normal temperatures.

Solar on the Rise: Will Arizona be the Persian Gulf of Solar?

May 26, 2015 Part 1: When rooftop panels outnumber swimming pools, we'll be there, expert says.

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