Nature and Environment

Arizona Spotlight for August 7, 2015

Aug 7, 2015 Author Kathryn Ferguson discusses "The Haunting of the Mexican Border - One Woman's Journey"; Cooperative Extension offers expert help with agriculture and wellness; Chris Dashiell explores the heroic legacy of Zorro.

500-Acre Wildfire in Santa Catalinas Being Watched

Aug 6, 2015 Forest Service says lightning-caused blaze no threat to structures, and it's 'ready to take action.'

Successful Crowdfunding Keeps 'Camp Cooper' Open

Aug 4, 2015 With $80,000 raised towards $100,000 goal, camp will continue tradition of environmental education.

NASA Satellites Aiding Forest Service's Wildfire Management

Aug 4, 2015 Agreement between federal agencies provides improved data pinpointing even small blazes.

Mixed Reaction in Arizona to Obama's Clean Power Plan

Aug 3, 2015 Plan requires power plants to reduce emissions 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

Arizona Spotlight for July 31, 2015

Jul 31, 2015 The Tucson Museum of Art displays work from refugee artists who are part of The Owl and Panther Project; space scientist Chris Impey looks "Beyond"; and Beth Surdut faces off with an angry raptor in "The Art of Paying Attention".

The Art of Paying Attention: Harris' Hawks

Jul 30, 2015 After wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut comes face to face with an angry raptor, she meets the hawks that rule the sky in her Tucson neighborhood.

How Old Is Grand Canyon? 'Only' 6 Million Years

Jul 28, 2015 Claim of 70 million years disputed in new geological research at ASU.

Monsoon Season Can Make Pets Stressed

Jul 27, 2015 Pima Animal Care Center says loud thunder, heavy rain can frighten animals

Arizona Spotlight for July 24, 2015

Jul 23, 2015 Author and scientist Stephen Buchmann discusses "The Reason for Flowers"; three film scores that added dimension to their classic films; how one man overcame illiteracy; paying attention to stink bugs in love.

Sluggish Monsoon Season Expected to Pick Up

Jul 23, 2015 Tucson's rainfall below normal, other areas seeing increased precipitation

The Art of Paying Attention: Stink Bug Love

Jul 22, 2015 Artist and writer Beth Surdut knows that true adventure can be found just outside your window -- and sometimes, it's pretty racy...

ADOT: No Estimate for Reopening I-10 in California

Jul 21, 2015 Eastbound bridge 45 miles west of Arizona washed out during weekend storms

Opposition Mounts to Proposed Resolution Copper Mine

Jul 20, 2015 Critics of the mine arrive in Washington DC after cross-country trek

Solar Installers: Net Metering Limbo is Bad for Business

Jul 20, 2015 One solar installer sees layoffs coming with TEP's announcement that it will seek retroactive rate changes

AZ WEEK: Fire Burns, Benefits Southern Arizona

Jul 17, 2015 Arizona Week explores various consequences of summer wildfires

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