Nature and Environment

Preserve Aravaipa Canyon As Is, Federal Plan Proposes

Sep 18, 2015 Officials have worked on the management plan for five years.

Tucson Planning Commission OKs Backyard Chickens

Sep 17, 2015 Proposal making urban farming easier moves to City Council for final approval.

Northern Arizona Forest Thinning Work Gets Under Way

Sep 16, 2015 Slow start to Four Forest Restoration Initiative; test plots show its expected benefits

UA Research: Sierra Nevada Snowpack Lowest in 500 Years

Sep 14, 2015 Runoff from winter snowfalls provides California with 30% of its water supply.

See 10,000 Bats Take Flight on Tucson's North Side

Sep 11, 2015 Pima County officials host viewing event before bats begin migration south.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

Sep 4, 2015 University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

Sep 3, 2015 The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

Dated Technology Hinders Grand Canyon Search And Rescue Efforts

Sep 1, 2015 Increased visitors, inconsistent radio communication put strain on first responders

Water Stops, Starts in Rural Arizona

Aug 31, 2015 Restrictions are still in place, but regular service should return to Bowie by end of the week

UA Hurricane Watchers Predict More Storms This Year

Aug 27, 2015 Researchers still expect six Atlantic hurricanes during next two months

Forests Worldwide Vulnerable to Drought, UA Researcher Says

Aug 27, 2015 UA scientist contributes to climate change findings

Regulate Reopened Uranium Mines, Group Asks Government

Aug 26, 2015 Environmental organization wants long-dormant operations scrutinized, including near Canyon.

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Aug 24, 2015 Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

Sunday Storms Slow Two Tucson Area Wildfires

Aug 24, 2015 Blazes burning in Catalinas, Santa Ritas lose speed after recent monsoon downpour.

METRO WEEK: Wildfire's Effect on Environment, Bighorn Sheep

Aug 21, 2015 How the Finger Rock Fire will affect the ecosystem and animals that depend on it

Need a New Washing Machine? Tucson Offers $200 Rebate

Aug 18, 2015 Tucson Water says high-efficiency washers can save up to 7,000 gallons a year.

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