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Playing Tag With Hummingbirds

Volunteers and scientists are tracking some of the smallest residents of Cochise County.

Government Watchdog: EPA Lacks Superfund Data for Tribal Sites

Sites in the Southwest include abandoned uranium mines and unlined landfills.

Western Wildlife Agencies Finalize Monarch Butterfly Plan

The group, which includes Arizona Game and Fish have a conservation plan for the butterflies, which have seen plummeting populations.

Flowers and Fire: Rain a Double-Edged Sword in the Desert

While moisture can mean impressive wildflower blooms, recent rains are fueling invasive species that feed wildfires.

Climatologist: Nothing Too Unusual About Arizona's Recent Weather

Residents of the state shouldn't be surprised about the precipitation, as it's basically where it should be.

Arizona Lawmaker Accused of Endangering Colorado River Drought Plan

A Gila River Indian Community leader says proposed legislation threatens the tribe's water rights.

Experts: Southwestern US Sees Some Drought Relief

Though climate scientists warn recent moisture isn't enough to relieve worries over the long-term water supply.

In Sonora, Hunting Means Big Business and Conservation

State officials are estimating up to $30 million in economic impact this season.

What is Happening With the Colorado River Drought Plans?

Five states are done, but California and Arizona failed to meet a federal government deadline to wrap up negotiations and sign a final agreement.

Agencies Rush to Get Ready for Wildfire Season Following Shutdown

Things like trainings, prescribed burns and hiring had to be put off during the partial government shutdown.

Not So Fast on the Drought Plan: State and Feds Disagree

Federal officials said Arizona did not make the deadline.

VW Doles Out Last of Settlement Owed to Arizona Consumers

The checks, each worth $1,000, are part of a $40 million settlement reached in May 2018.

Stakeholders Reflect On Deadline Passage of Arizona Drought Plan

Lawmakers adopted a plan that stakeholders have been negotiating since last summer.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

UA Conservationist Helps Water-Loving Feline Survive

Fishing cats of Southeast Asia are threatened by loss of habitat.

Documentary On Plight of Endangered Porpoise Heading to Sundance

The documentary follows the plight of the Sea of Cortez's vaquita marina, which is on the verge of extinction.

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