Nature and Environment

Arizona Spotlight for November 6, 2015

Nov 6, 2015 A walking meditation in the All Souls Procession; How does a warrior heal?; Developing Tucson's startup culture; What will local election results mean for Tucson?

METRO WEEK: Keeping Tucson's Landfill from Filling Up

Oct 30, 2015 Moving the weigh scales and admin offices will allow landfill expansion.

More Bighorn Sheep Coming to Santa Catalinas Near Tucson

Oct 30, 2015 A recent pneumonia outbreak had threatened to delay the release.

Tucson Harvests Reduce Food Waste, Increase Sustainability

Oct 27, 2015 UA, community group unites to harvest fruit from the community and campus.

AZ WEEK: El Niño to Bring Colder Days, Rain to Arizona

Oct 23, 2015 Occasional weather pattern warms Pacific Ocean, has global implications.

Residents of South Tucson Without Recycling Pickup

Oct 23, 2015 Officials say service will be included in contract with next waste collection vendor.

2015 May Be Hottest Year on Record in Arizona and Globally

Oct 22, 2015 Night-time and winter temperatures in the state run higher than normal, readings show.

The Art of Paying Attention: Javelinas

Oct 15, 2015 Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a peaceful front yard encounter with an infamous desert marauder.

Arizona Spotlight for October 16, 2015

Oct 15, 2015 Voices for the Cure; documentary details transgender Tucsonan's story; stage & screen legend Rita Moreno; comedian Lisa Landry comes to town; desert marauders make for interesting neighbors.

El Niño’s Above-Average Rains Won’t Wipe Out Drought

Oct 15, 2015 Winter weather phenomenon expected to be one of three strongest.

Grijalva: No Uranium Mining on 1.7M Acres Near Grand Canyon

Oct 13, 2015 Arizona congressman wants permanent safeguards, has support of 11 tribes.

Pneumonia Kills Fourth Bighorn Sheep in Catalina Mountains

Oct 11, 2015 Plan to relocate more sheep to area in November will move ahead

Flake Looks to Safeguard Arizona's Water Allotment

Oct 11, 2015 Senator wants to prohibit secretary of the interior from redirecting state's supply to another state.

The Art of Paying Attention: Regal Horned Lizard

Oct 9, 2015 Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal...

UA Study: Climate Change to Cause Drier Horn of Africa

Oct 9, 2015 Vulnerable area depends on rainfall for crop production

Southern Arizona Gets First Hotshot Wildfire Crew

Oct 7, 2015 Fort Huachuca-based crew will be the only one in the state south of Phoenix

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