More Pima County Environment Stories

Grand Canyon Considers Thinning Bison Herd

Park officials worried about damage done by up to 600 bison in the park.

Next Step for Rosemont Mine Approval Could Come in June

Coronado National Forest supervisor expected to sign record of decision in June.

Avra Valley I-11 Proposals Draw Opposition at Tucson Meetings

Citizens disagree with notion of building highway through deserts west of Tucson.

Mulberry Fire Slows After Burning 1,755 acres

Fire started Saturday; authorities say it is human caused.

Sawmill Fire Held to 47,000 Acres, 89% Contained

Fire managers focus on eastern side, hope to keep community of Mescal safe.

40,000-Acre Wildfire Slows, But More Winds Expected to Drive It Anew

Wind gusts to 35 mph coming in Thursday could spread Sawmill Fire near Sonoita.

National Weather Service Wants Help Spotting Storms

Program helps meteorologists get view of incoming storms to make monsoon safer.

Spring Weather Draws Hikers, Then Rescue Teams

Many hit the trail unprepared for the reality of hours in the sun.

Best Pet for Sonora? Desert Tortoises Up for Adoption

Nearly 100 captive-born tortoises up for adoption to homes in Sonoran Desert.

Study: Lake Mead Shortage Could Slow Home Construction, Agriculture

Drought declaration would cause rationing that would affect adequate water supplies.

Monsanto Seeks Tax Break Amid Vocal Opposition in Pima County

Plus, how the governor's priorities align with technical education needs; checking in with Oro Valley.

Pima County Meetings Air Objections to Monsanto Site

The first of five took place in Oro Valley earlier this week, mostly serving as venue for opposition.

Fish Thriving - Guess Where? - in Santa Cruz River Near Tucson

Improved water quality from treatment plants provides year-round flow.

Freezing Temperatures Expected Overnight Through Thursday Morning

Freeze and hard-freeze warnings have been issued by the National Weather Service.

Permit Holders Can Cut Their Own Christmas Trees in Coronado Forest

There are a limited number of permits and certain conditions apply.

Pima County Unveils Deal with Agribusiness Giant Monsanto

The company has purchased property near Marana, plans high-tech greenhouse.

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