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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
Arizona Spotlight rich and colorful

Wind, Dryness Lead to SE Arizona's First Warning of Season

Weather Service's 'Red Flag' in effect through 8 p.m. Tuesday, could be extended beyond in 5 counties.

Apr 6, 2015
The 25-panel solar power system set-up of the roof of Enrique Ward's home.

Utilities Seek Donations for Solar on Low-Income Housing

Arizona's three largest power providers will install panels on Habitat for Humanity homes.

Apr 6, 2015
Baby chickens are pictured at the Arizona Feeds Country Store in South Tucson on April 2, 2015.

Game and Fish Department: Don't Dump Easter Pets at Tucson Lakes

Unwanted animal gifts can harm state efforts to restore native species populations

Apr 2, 2015
The monsoon made a big impact this week, and the wet weather was a welcome reprieve from our areas ongoing drought conditions.

Arizona Drought Conditions Decline, But Water Issues Remain

Most of state still in moderate to severe categories drought; small Rockies snow pack remains chief worry.

Mar 17, 2015
St. Gregory College Preparatory School is installing one of the largest solar energy systems in a Tucson school, producing 140 kilowatts of electricity.

Arizona One of Top States for Green Energy Hiring

State No. 5 in report on announced jobs in sector, mostly in solar energy installations.

Mar 6, 2015
Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, north of Tucson, in January 2012.

Snow Pack Not Likely Enough to Minimize Wildfire Season

Preparations for summer already under way; snow pack not what it should be, experts say.

Feb 24, 2015

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