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National Monument Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Ironwood Forest is part of the National Monument Conservation System

UA Opens Mine Safety Lab

Lab will eventually provide emergency rescue

The Tucson Wildlife Center

Learn how the dedicated staff of the TWC stands ready to help injured wildlife, whether they are feathered, furred, or scaled.

Web Feature: A Children's Harvest

Tucked into the city's center, Tucson Village Farm offers kids a taste of country life

Election Impact on Pima County

Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson talks about the impact of Tuesday's election in Pima County.


Major breakthrough in the fight against malaria by genetically altering the mosquito that carries the disease

A Visit With Byrd Baylor

At age 87, the celebrated children’s book author and former Tucson newspaper writer is living a simple life in a solar-powered house in the desert.

Super Rec-area Planned

Pima County Supervisors Chairman Ramon Valadez says the board has given the green light to move forward with plans for a massive recreation complex on Tucson's northwest side.

Ray Carroll: Rosemont Ads Targeting County Supervisors “Misguided”

A recent radio ad campaign urges listeners to call supes in support of the proposed mine.

Tucson Environmental Group Files Endangered Species Act Petition For Rosemont Orchid

Center for Biological Diversity wants federal protection for the rare Coleman’s Coralroot.

Teachers Voices with Mike Mayer and Colin Waite

Learn about the Cooper Center for Environmental Learning which turns the Tucson Mountains into an environmental science classroom.

The Battle to Conserve Mission San Xavier del Bac

Restoration of Mission San Xavier del Bac's deteriorated east bell tower is on hold because funding has dried up.

Property Taxes Going Up?

Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll talks about what Pima County homeowners can expect on upcoming property tax bills.

Electric Cars Rolling Out

Supporters of electric vehicles are excited about the short-term and long-term future

The Battle Against Buffelgrass

Find out about the mission of the Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center, raising awareness about a threat to the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Examining the Gulf Oil Spill

Kierán Suckling, Executive Director of the Center for Biological Diversity just completed a fact-finding mission to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill region. While he was in New Orleans, he spoke with Robert Rappaport.

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