Nature and Environment

Tucson Water Using Basins to Conserve Colorado River Water

Jan 5, 2018 The basins have become a conservation tool for cities outside of Tucson, including Phoenix.

How Global Warming Could Alter the Wind-Power Landscape

Jan 2, 2018 Climate change could mean winds in the Northern Hemisphere lose their oomph, study says.

Tucson a Model in Food Biodiversity, Report Says

Jan 2, 2018 This year marks the second anniversary since being named a "city of gastronomy."

Tucson Sets Hottest Year Record, Again

Jan 1, 2018 Record was set in 2014, tied last year and broken in 2017.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

Dec 26, 2017 A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

Water Dominates Environmental News in 2017 and 2018

Dec 26, 2017 Is the Colorado River meeting our needs?

Done With Your Christmas Tree? Treecycle Dropoffs Now Open

Dec 26, 2017 Program takes old Christmas trees and turns them into free mulch.

AAA: More Than 1/3 of Arizonans Will Travel for Holidays

Dec 22, 2017 While many will take to the road, most will not be leaving the state.

Bear Euthanized Near Sabino Canyon

Dec 18, 2017 Ailing bear was persistently near residences and a school.

Endangered Gila Topminnow Returns to Santa Cruz

Dec 15, 2017 Tiny native fish may have been brought downstream by monsoon floods.

Decades-Long Dispute Over Arizona Tribe's Water Rights May Soon Be Resolved

Dec 11, 2017 Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced a bill to allocate Colorado River water to the tribe and pay for construction of delivery infrastructure.

ADOT Begins Work on System to Detect Dust Storms on I-10

Dec 7, 2017 System would warn travelers about low visibility conditions along 10-mile stretch of interstate.

November Sets Tucson Heat Record

Dec 4, 2017 And 2017 is on track to be warmest year recorded in Southern Arizona.

Coronado National Forest Calls for Proposals to Run Sabino Canyon Shuttle

Nov 30, 2017 Forest official says community expressed desire for a competitive process to select shuttle service.

Brnovich Joins Other AGs to Oppose Fee Hikes at National Parks

Nov 28, 2017 Arizona attorney general said the increase could hurt communities that rely on tourism.

Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Nov 27, 2017 Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

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