Nature and Environment

Arizona Spotlight for April 24th, 2015

Apr 23, 2015 Director Kirby Dick discusses making "The Hunting Ground" about sexual assault on college campuses; Tucson High alumni celebrate their 70th class reunion; ecologist, author and MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan shares his love of growing things.

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

Apr 23, 2015 Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.

Forest Service: Early season fire on Mt. Lemmon was a 'wake-up call'

Apr 20, 2015 Agency says it's ready for wildfire season

AZ WEEK: Water Use Down, Future Supply Threatened

Apr 17, 2015 State has planned, but problems from water shortages to invasive species exist.

Arizona 'Unique Laboratory' for Sustainability, Scientist Says

Apr 16, 2015 Focus on future of food, water, energy and impact on society at Biosphere 2 conference.

Tucson Earth Day Festival Celebrates 21st Anniversary

Apr 15, 2015 Event is free and open to the public

UA Bird Expert Leads TV Search for Hummingbirds

Apr 15, 2015 Crew travels to Cochise County's Chiricahua Mountains for in-depth look at tiny winged creatures.

Colorado River Pulse Flow 'Has Long-Lasting Effects'

Apr 15, 2015 Scientists still hard at work one year after historic project to restore flow below Yuma.

It's Rattlesnake Time; Be Aware, Compassionate, Group Says

Apr 14, 2015 Advocates for Snake Preservation conducts outreach programs on venomous reptiles, other species.

28,000-House Project Gets Benson City Council OK

Apr 14, 2015 Developer expected to submit finalized plan to city in 30 days.

New Community Would Add 28,000 Homes in Benson

Apr 10, 2015 'Villages at Vigneto' proposal working its way through town government

New Building May Be Greenest on UA Campus

Apr 9, 2015 $75 million Environment and Natural Resources structure set to be complete in June.

Environmental Groups Fight Grand Canyon Uranium Mine

Apr 9, 2015 Site south of national park gets judge's approval under 1872 federal mining law.

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Apr 7, 2015 Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

Report: Colorado River Most Endangered River in US

Apr 7, 2015 Three human-caused sources listed as dangerous for river that flows through Arizona.

Wind, Dryness Lead to SE Arizona's First Warning of Season

Apr 6, 2015 Weather Service's 'Red Flag' in effect through 8 p.m. Tuesday, could be extended beyond in 5 counties.

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