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National Weather Service Wants Help Spotting Storms

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

Record Numbers Visit Saguaro National Park, Mirroring National Trend

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

Above-Normal Flow to Be Released from Lake Powell

Water will go to Lake Mead for distribution to Arizona, California, Nevada.

The Art of Paying Attention: Round-tailed Ground Squirrels

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on the round-tailed ground squirrel, a species one expert refers to as "the neighbor we know so little about".

Environmentalists, Rep. Grijalva Sue Over Border Wall

They want an environmental study before construction begins.

Search On For Suspect in Mount Lemmon Fire

Molino Fire burned 50 acres before being subdued.

Winter Rains Diminish Desert Drought

Summer monsoon will determine if dry conditions return.

Christian Climate Scientist: 'Facts Not Enough' in Dialogue

Texas climate expert will speak at UA this week, saying human values important in discussions.

'Smart' Agreements Leave More Water in Lake Mead, Regulators Say

Snow pack will add to reservoirs this spring, but the Colorado basin remains in a drought.

Wildfire on Mount Lemmon Contained at 50 Acres

'Molino Fire' in brush, grassland led to closure of Mount Lemmon road.

Students Show off Science Skills at Annual Fair

More than 2,000 exhibits and activities for kids and adults at the Southern Arizona event.

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

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

Does Explosive Beetle Have Most Interesting Genome?

UA researchers hope to win crowd-sourced genome sequencing of the Sonoran Desert beetle.

New Idea in 30-Year Effort to Save Mexican Wolf

State game official says captive-bred pups are the problem, so raise them with wild pups.

Remembrance for Those Who Died in the Desert

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The American Friends Service Committee marks 100 years working for justice; Celebrating growth at the Mission Garden Project; and the US Poet Laureate Herrera visits a Tucson elementary school.

Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon Deals With Excess Water

Environmental group, two tribes concerned that the water might affect forest, sacred site.

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