Nature and Environment

Proposals Would Regulate Grand Canyon Backcountry

Dec 1, 2015 Activities in canyon currently governed by 3-decade-old management plan.

UA Delegation to Attend United Nations Climate Conference

Nov 26, 2015 Faculty, students and community members to observe, network, conduct research.

"The Reason for Flowers"

Nov 25, 2015 Get a different perspective on the beauty, ecology and lore of flowers from Stephen Buchmann, a pollination expert and the author of a new book of natural history.

Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015

Nov 25, 2015 A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.

Grand Canyon Bison Problem: Hunt Them or Relocate?

Nov 25, 2015 Park Service says herd of 600 overgrazing, draining precious water supplies.

Arizona Spotlight for November 20, 2015

Nov 19, 2015 StoryCorps arrives in Tucson; visit a peaceful Asian oasis in midtown Tucson; a community finds common ground in a neighborhood park; five experimental music artists use MOCA as a soundscape.

El NiƱo Rains Predicted to Reduce Drought Severity

Nov 19, 2015 Above-average winter precipitation expected; will help, but won't end drought.

Interior Secretary in Tucson to Promote Free Parks for Students

Nov 18, 2015 Sally Jewell spent Wednesday in Saguaro Park with Santa Rosa Ranch students.

29 More Desert Bighorn Sheep Released in Santa Catalinas

Nov 16, 2015 23 ewes, 6 rams join more than 3 dozen already living in Pusch Ridge area.

Arizona Town Hall Takes on Water Use, Planning

Nov 16, 2015 Resulting report will address water resources, environmental issues.

Freezing Temps Hit Southern Arizona Early

Nov 12, 2015 The mercury dipped into the teens in areas last night.

Bill Would Reform Mining Law, Make Companies Clean Up

Nov 10, 2015 Instead of taxpayers paying to clean up mine sites, burden would fall to companies

Mt. Lemmon Smartphone Driving Tour Developed at UA

Nov 10, 2015 Free audio app transforms winding road into 'journey of discovery.'

Wildfire Added to List of Threats to Condor Population

Nov 9, 2015 Study shows about half of wild birds live long enough to raise a chick

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.

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