Nature and Environment

Report: Improved Municipal Water Use in Colorado Basin

May 18, 2015 But long-term planning needed to deal with inevitable shortages as demand on river grows.

Where's the Heat? Tucson's Weather Is Topsy-Turvy

May 15, 2015 Friday forecast calls for high of 75 in Old Pueblo, chance of rain; normal high is 90 degrees.

Senate Committee Wants Border Patrol Access Expanded

May 6, 2015 Agency would no longer need permits to reach wildlife refuges, parks and military property.

Pima County Boosts Solar Electricity Usage

May 6, 2015 Supes unanimously approve 11 new solar installations on county property

Free Compost Available for Tucson Gardeners

May 4, 2015 The city will offer the soil booster at Randolph and Udall Parks this week

Southern Arizona Fire Season Could Be Short But Severe

Apr 30, 2015 Spring storm systems are delaying start, but dry fuels are still abundant

Faced with Cuts, 'Camp Cooper' Turns to Public for Help

Apr 28, 2015 The camp will lose about half of $200,000 staffing budget next year

Meetings Set on Development Plan Near Grand Canyon

Apr 28, 2015 Builder wants guest ranch, hotels, retail outlets, hundreds of houses near South Rim entrance.

National Parks Add Millions to Arizona Economy

Apr 24, 2015 Annual report shows $837 million spent at area National Parks in 2014

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.

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