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Groups Defend Ironwood Forest National Monument Status

Advocates say they 'won't go down without a fight' to keep the protected status of the site.

Mobile Unit Looks to Fight Treated Wastewater's 'Yuck' Reputation

Facility fits in a commercial truck trailer, and will be used as a public exhibit to build confidence in reclaimed drinking water.

Saguaro National Park Gets Funding for Education Center

The money will help build a new outdoor classroom.

Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors

The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.

Arizona Republicans Urge Closing of National Monuments

Three House representatives want some of Arizona’s national monuments to lose their status.

Tributary Projects Aim to Improve Health of San Pedro River

Watershed work aims for increased flows and health of the undammed river.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Rosemont Mine Takes Step Forward with Forest Service Approval

More permitting and approval must go through before operations can begin.

Four Arizona Monuments Under Review

Department of Interior looking at 27 nationally and taking public input.

Avra Valley I-11 Proposals Draw Opposition at Tucson Meetings

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

Record Numbers Visit Saguaro National Park, Mirroring National Trend

Report cites significant economic impact that parks have on gateway communities.

Forest Service Gets OK to Seek Seasonal Firefighters, Despite Federal Hiring Freeze

The Forest Service has cut back on non-fire-related personnel.

Reward Offered in Deer Poaching Case Near San Manuel

'Poachers aren't hunters,' state Game and Fish says after deer shot outside of hunting season.

Arizona Scientists On Edge Over Trump Environment Promises

President promised to relax or eliminate many environmental protections.

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.

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