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More KUAZ Featured from Jun 2015

An arial view of the Santa Cruz River near Marana.

Clearer, Better Smelling Santa Cruz River A Good Sign

River report says quality of water is improving

Jun 10, 2015
On the ground at the Wallow Fire in Arizona, May 2011

Arizona Fire Season Looks Bad, But Not Worst in West

El Niño weather makes Pacific Northwest and California more susceptible to fire.

Jun 9, 2015
There are $3 million in improvements for Colossal Cave Mountain Park in the recommended 2015 bond package.

Colossal Cave Will Have First New Operator in 52 Years

Ortega National Parks, which runs Carlsbad Caverns, will take over Pima County site.

Jun 5, 2015
Nandi uses her mom for a little shade at the Reid Park Zoo.

When it Hits 100: Zoo Animals Less Fazed Than Humans

Summer accommodations at Reid Park largely for people; many animals already acclimated.

May 26, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for May 22nd, 2015

Tucson Audubon Society director discusses goals; meet fifteen-year-old Mike and his Big Brother; three "art moms" discuss sharing creativity with their kids; Nancy McCallion sings "He's Gone".

May 21, 2015
Woodpeckers are only one of the local species of birds that nest during the month of March.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

May 21, 2015
Flames from a wildfire burn close to a structure

Arizona Wildfire Season is Late; Still Coming and May Be Bad

Desert regions could face worst fires because of growing vegetation, followed by dryness.

May 20, 2015
Mexican gray wolf on the hunt.

Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program Tackles Inbreeding

Politics aside, genetics raise issues in plans to re-populate Southwestern wildlands.

May 18, 2015

Pima County Boosts Solar Electricity Usage

Supes unanimously approve 11 new solar installations on county property

May 6, 2015
An April 29, 2015 controlled burn near Redington Pass in the Coronado National Forest.

Forest Managers Light Fires Now to Prevent Big Blazes Later

Prescribed burns help clear dead vegetation, which fuels fires; healthy growth another result.

May 6, 2015
'Fire does have a role in natural landscapes.' - Coronado National Forest Spokesperson Heidi Schewel

Southern Arizona Fire Season Could Be Short But Severe

Spring storm systems are delaying start, but dry fuels are still abundant

Apr 30, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for April 24th, 2015

Director Kirby Dick discusses making "The Hunting Ground" about sexual assault on college campuses; Tucson High alumni celebrate their 70th class reunion; ecologist, author and MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan shares his love of growing things.

Apr 23, 2015
Nabhan encourages using local food sources such as mesquite trees in the Sonoran desert.

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.

Apr 23, 2015
A broad-tailed hummingbird in Arizona sits in the nest she built.

UA Bird Expert Leads TV Search for Hummingbirds

Crew travels to Cochise County's Chiricahua Mountains for in-depth look at tiny winged creatures.

Apr 15, 2015

New Community Would Add 28,000 Homes in Benson

'Villages at Vigneto' proposal working its way through town government

Apr 10, 2015
Water levels at the Colorado River basin.

Report: Colorado River Most Endangered River in US

Three human-caused sources listed as dangerous for river that flows through Arizona.

Apr 7, 2015

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