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Flandrau Monsoon Exhibit Explains Summer Weather

A trip to the science center reaveals Monsoon secrets

Wildfires Fan Political Flames

Thin Arizona's forests to stop fires, legislators urge, but others say it's not so simple

Monsoon Driving

When do you turn around and go another way?

Aiding Wildfire's Wilder Victims

Displaced and injured animals get help from Tucson educational and rescue centers

Bugs Tell Story of Fire and Stream

Aquatic insects in the Chiricahua Mountains help biologists understand fire's impact

Web Feature: The Wildfire Women

The all-female Apache 8 crew broke down barriers as it battled fires across the West

Shelter for Fire's Forgotten Victims

As the Monument Fire scorches Southern Arizona, many struggle to save pets, wildlife and livestock

To Build a Village

Hear the story of Kate Tirion, a Patagonia woman who is hoping to help rebuild Haiti using the environmentally sustainable principles of permaculture.

Arizona Fires Blaze On

The nation watches as multiple fires scattered throughout the state scorch near-record-breaking stretches of Arizona's landscape

Fire Danger Closes Coronado National Forest

Public not allowed in forest until rains reduce fire danger

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

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