Nature and Environment

UPDATED: 4 AZ Wildfires Surpass 22,000 Acres

May 17, 2012 More than 1,200 firefighters on the lines; state restrictions in effect

Electric Cars

May 10, 2012 A closer look at Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) chargers, and the current controversy over which will become the industry standard.

Tree Rings Tell Ancient Tales

May 10, 2012 Dendrochronologists interpret environmental data from tree rings in a hidden UA lab

Ballot Measure Sought on AZ State Parks Funding

May 7, 2012 Initiative seeks to protect funding from state budget transfers

Mixed Grades for Pima County Air Quality

Apr 30, 2012 Small particulates minimal, but ground-level ozone remains problem

Bear Season is Upon Us

Mar 20, 2012 First Southern Arizona sighting of the year occurred last week

What's the Buzz? Backyard Beekeeping

Mar 14, 2012 Tucsonans see their honeymakers getting active with spring's arrival

State Parks Getting Own Fund

Mar 12, 2012 Legislature moving to return control of revenues

Desert Splendor: Winter Wildflowers in Abundance

Feb 22, 2012 December rains, January warmth mean season arriving early and expected to be good

Oracle State Park To Re-open After Two-Year Closure

Feb 3, 2012 Private group donates enough funds to balance state budget cuts and operate the park part-time

AZ Week: Water Legislation Needed, Expert Says

Jan 20, 2012 State faces 'critical threshold' in 2035, when usage will exceed supply

'Earthship' Landing in Tucson

Jan 11, 2012 New home built from recycled materials strives for zero carbon foot print

Snowbirds Star in Annual Celebration

Jan 10, 2012 Hundreds flock to Willcox for business-boosting birding festival

Copper at the Crossroads Part 2: To Dig or Not to Dig?

Jan 9, 2012 Both sides weigh in over the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine southeast of Tucson

Oracle State Park Reopening After Two-Year Closure

Nov 29, 2011 Park near Tucson gets funding help from non-profit group

BLM Busts Archaeological Vandals

Nov 10, 2011 Damage wrought by natural resource vandalism is often permanent, and many cases go unsolved

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Environment,
State & National Parks,
Water,
Weather,
Wildlife
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