Nature and Environment

Groups Work to Reduce Blowing Dust Risk on I-10

Feb 28, 2018 Officials from government agencies gathered to share research and update others on projects aimed at minimizing problem.

Border Water Summit To Be Held In El Paso

Feb 26, 2018 The conference will focus on municipal water issues and technologies, including desalination and the Colorado River.

Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers

Feb 22, 2018 Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.

Weather Service: Rainy Spell Not Sufficient to End Drought

Feb 19, 2018 Wet and humid week may push back some wildfire activity.

How a Tucson Charter School Grew Into an International Network

Feb 16, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight, artist Beth Surdut watches white-wing doves in her Tucson neighborhood play their version of "pick-up sticks."

Game and Fish: Fox-Bite Victim May Need Medical Attention

Feb 15, 2018 Woman reported being "nipped" Tuesday night at Saguaro National Park East.

Tucson Mulls Easing Water-Infrastructure Costs to Draw Industry

Feb 14, 2018 The money would be "reprioritized" from funds set aside for capital projects, official says.

County Asking for Public Feedback on TEP Plan for Gas Generators

Feb 13, 2018 TEP says the generators are part of targets for increasing renewable energy production.

Fire in Dragoon Mountains Burns 3,000 Acres

Feb 12, 2018 Overnight evacuation ordered Saturday due to the Knob Hill fire.

Bill Would Force Financial Transparency on Hydroelectric Power Group

Feb 6, 2018 The measure is co-sponsored by all but one member of Arizona's delegation.

Spotlight Session: Calexico

Feb 2, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

Jan 30, 2018 The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

Report Card: Sustainability Efforts Rose Last Year, Saved Pima County $1M

Jan 30, 2018 The assessment, by a county office, highlighted solar energy and Santa Cruz River efforts.

Poll: Arizonans See Outdoor Recreation as Vital to State Economy

Jan 26, 2018 Water conservation also was a top priority for those surveyed.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Jan 26, 2018 Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Tree Rings Tell Story of Jet Stream

Jan 25, 2018 Changes to North Atlantic air flows alter European summer weather.

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