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River Managers Want to Know What Santa Cruz Means to Community

They'll hold public workshops to gain feedback and help river managers improve the waterway's management.

Carcinogens Decreasing in Water at Tucson Superfund Site

Time and new methods are cleaning up groundwater, scientists said.

National Public Lands Day Brings Chance to Enjoy the Outdoors, Give Back

Federal land managers are looking for volunteers to help with restoration and improvement projects near Tucson.

Raytheon Drones Fly Into Hurricanes to Collect Data

'Coyotes' were used recently in Hurricane Maria to aid in continuous monitoring.

US, Mexico Sign On to Boost Conservation of Colorado River

'Minute 323' calls for the U.S. to invest $31.5M to modernize Mexico's infrastructure.

Barrio Hollywood Collects Supplies for Mexico Earthquake Survivors

In two days volunteers filled the semi truck. Supplies are now in Mexico.

Environmental Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Rosemont Copper Approval

Center for Biological Diversity claims US Fish and Wildlife Service did not fully consider impact on endangered species and water.

Arizona Public Lands Less Likely to Burn in Wildfires Than Many Western States

Federal and state public land has similar percentage of acreage deemed at "high risk" of burning.

Documentary Follows Andy Warhol Sculpture from Family Living Room to $3 Million Dollar Auction

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why many Arizona missing persons cases may be getting a new look; Meet the woman behind the voice of Tucson's transit system; Two volunteers who help keep Arizona's parks & trails in shape.

UA Lab Keeps Shrimp Industry Swimming Along

Researchers test and certify seafood for commercial farmers.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

Interior Recommendation: No Reductions to Arizona Monuments

Conservationists condemned Zinke's suggested reductions to other sites, saying it could set troubling precedent.

The Rogue Theatre Pulls Back the Curtain on Racism with New Play

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson & "the deep and heavy knapsack" of interracial dating; an owl with unusual taste sends Beth Surdut hunting for answers; and an Arizona Vietnam vet shares his story.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

Ecologist: New Fish Swimming in Improving Water of Lower Santa Cruz

Final report shows new fish species, improved water quality.

Feds Waive Environmental Laws Again for Section of Border Wall

The agency lifted 28 laws for border-wall construction near Calexico, Calif.

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