More Arizona Illustrated Nature and Environment Stories

Restoring the Native Flora

Spadefoot Nursery strives to be a safe and inclusive space for flora, fauna, and human alike. (6:01)

The Golden Rule

Arizona claims a rich agricultural tradition that continues to this day, we went to southeast Arizona to visit a farm with a rich history of its own. (8:50)

Reconciliation on the River

Follow a team of volunteers as they work to reseed, revive, and replenish a stretch of the Santa Cruz River near downtown. (6:34)

Angel in the Creek

Connecting with nature and finding solace at a special place just east of town. (3:36)

Afro Herper

Earyn McGee is a lizard-loving PhD who's changing the idea of what it means to be a scientist. (07:15)

Lessons from the Chiricahuas

What happens to ecosystems after a wildfire or other major disturbances? (07:22)

Wildlife and the Bighorn

A look at some of the specific wildlife species that live in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson and how wildfire impacts their existence. (07:17)

After the Burn

In the aftermath of the Bighorn Fire, researchers see a unique opportunity to better understand how fire impacts southern Arizona's delicate sky island ecosystems. (07:07)

Hearing Isaiah

Young Tucson environmentalist Isaiah Haley is cause for hope and optimism about a clean, safe, and more sustainable future (8:00)

Arizona Oceanographer

The effects of climate change are all around us.. University of Arizona professor Joellen Russell reveals how the Antarctic is helping Arizona keep its cool.

Selling Water

Should Colorado River water be used to grow alfalfa or subdivisions in the Phoenix metropolitan area?

Arizona's Rainforest

A towering canopy of evergreen trees and a lush forest floor dripping with an almost continuous rainfall…just north of Tucson.

The Bighorn

The effects of the Big Horn Fire on local wildlife.

Star Party

Attend an online 'Star Party' with researchers, scientists, and astronomers from across the country.

Tumamoc Biodiversity

A team of researchers from the University of Arizona has been quietly studying the area's wide diversity of flora and fauna.

La Vaquita

The race to save the most endangered marine mammal in the world.

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