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A Tour of Kartchner Caverns with Gary Tenen

The cave's co-discoverer revisits Kartchner often, and finds it still amazes him 40 years later. A tireless evangelist for the cave he still refers to as "Xanadu", Gary Tenen invited Mark Duggan to accompany him on a recent trip underground.

Reclaiming An Oasis in the Desert

With the help of a water treatment plant, a stretch of the Santa Cruz River south of Tucson is returning to life

Episode 18: State Water Situation Still Serious

A snowy winter won't save Arizona from its water woes, but does give water managers more time to plan for inevitable drier periods ahead

Saving the Past, One Seed At a Time

Tucson's Native Seeds/SEARCH preserves and promotes the desert's native and heirloom species

An Alliance for Altar Valley

People from different backgrounds are joining forces for a common cause: preserving the Altar Valley watershed

Stressed Trees Spark Planting Shift

When the thermometer dipped into the teens earlier this year, it damaged or killed many trees; now a popular city program is helping residents pick up the pieces

New Weather Service Science Officer Settles In, Talks Upcoming Weather

An early fascination with the monsoon, and an early prediction of this year's rain

The Archeological Treasures of Homolovi State Park

Discover a place in Northern Arizona that is sacred land to the Hopi, a budget-troubled state park, and a storehouse of ancient relics.

A Humane Touch

New Humane Society of Southern Arizona vice-president Kerri Burns brings first-hand experience with animal rescues and law enforcement

Pima County Pumps Up Preserve

Aided by lower prices, County is adding nearly 200 acres to Sweetwater Preserve northwest of Tucson

Conservation Close to Home

Tucson residents team up with local non-profit to increase beauty and decrease consumption

More Pedal Power for Pima County

City and county officials are trying to increase bicycle use

The TerraSante Experiment

Local residents work to live in harmony with the environment west of Tucson

Taking Wildlife in Hand

The Tucson Wildlife Center provides care for injured and orphaned animals

Finding Freedom From Utility Bills

Some residents in Southern Arizona are living off the grid, harvesting their energy from nature

Friends in High Places

Two local volunteer organizations are committed to helping one of Southern Arizona's top attractions.

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