Nature and Environment

When it Hits 100: Zoo Animals Less Fazed Than Humans

May 26, 2015 Summer accommodations at Reid Park largely for people; many animals already acclimated.

When It Hits 100: Those Who Keep Cool Air Blowing

May 25, 2015 Repairman says in the summer, his customers are always happy when he arrives.

Ranchers Sue Feds over Proposed Jaguar Habitat

May 25, 2015 750,000 acres along Arizona, New Mexico borders with Mexico would come under protection.

Arizona Spotlight for May 22nd, 2015

May 21, 2015 Tucson Audubon Society director discusses goals; meet fifteen-year-old Mike and his Big Brother; three "art moms" discuss sharing creativity with their kids; Nancy McCallion sings "He's Gone".

It's Not Just for the Birds

May 21, 2015 Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

Brush Fire Near Sonoita at 2,000 Acres, 20% Contained

May 21, 2015 RV blaze was starting point Wednesday, State Route 83 remains open but motorists cautioned.

Arizona Wildfire Season is Late; Still Coming and May Be Bad

May 20, 2015 Desert regions could face worst fires because of growing vegetation, followed by dryness.

Forest Restoration Initiative Promises Hundreds of Jobs

May 19, 2015 Plan will rehabilitate more than 500,000 acres of Northern Arizona woodlands

Air Force OKs More Training Flights in Tucson Skies

May 18, 2015 Years-long assessment concludes added aircraft won't be harmful to environment.

Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program Tackles Inbreeding

May 18, 2015 Politics aside, genetics raise issues in plans to re-populate Southwestern wildlands.

Report: Improved Municipal Water Use in Colorado Basin

May 18, 2015 But long-term planning needed to deal with inevitable shortages as demand on river grows.

Where's the Heat? Tucson's Weather Is Topsy-Turvy

May 15, 2015 Friday forecast calls for high of 75 in Old Pueblo, chance of rain; normal high is 90 degrees.

Senate Committee Wants Border Patrol Access Expanded

May 6, 2015 Agency would no longer need permits to reach wildlife refuges, parks and military property.

Pima County Boosts Solar Electricity Usage

May 6, 2015 Supes unanimously approve 11 new solar installations on county property

Free Compost Available for Tucson Gardeners

May 4, 2015 The city will offer the soil booster at Randolph and Udall Parks this week

Southern Arizona Fire Season Could Be Short But Severe

Apr 30, 2015 Spring storm systems are delaying start, but dry fuels are still abundant

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