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Mexico, Facing Earthquake Aftermath, Cancels Help to Texas

The 8.2 earthquake that shook Central and South Mexico has left at least 95 people dead.

USGS: Wildfire-Caused Erosion Endangers Western Watersheds

Denuded landscapes allow sediment to soak up or contaminate run-off.

State Park Benefits from Summer Monsoon

Rain adds welcome water to the popular destination.

Episode 154: Tucson Helps Harvey Victims

Plus, a visit to a research site on Tumamoc Hill, and a city decision about guns seized in investigations.

App Gives New Perspective to Walk Up Tumamoc Hill

Tumamoc Tour's stories are timed to an average walking pace of people trekking up the hill.

Houston Wildlife After the Flood

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Dry, Hot August Follows Record-Setting July Rain

Weather Service meteorologist says storms become less frequent in September, unless a large Pacific storm hits.

Looking Back on Fire Season in Arizona, and Places Touched by the Flames

Wildfire activity rose statewide, and Southern Arizona was home to some of the state's largest fires.

Algae Levels Down, Lakes Cleared for Fishing

Tournaments can resume at the Salt River reservoirs.

Love the Outdoors? There's a Way to Help Others Enjoy It

Pima County is looking for volunteer 'trail stewards' to assist with safety, accessibility.

UA Increasing Access to Tumamoc Hill

Change likely to bring more hikers, but also protect environment.

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

The Future of a Link to the Past

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Local hip hop dance team scores at national contest; Pink Martini brings swanky sounds to Tucson; "Love Letters to the Library" returns; and a profile of an Arizonan who fought in the Vietnam War.

Exploring Ironwood Forest, Its Future Unclear

Visiting the national monument to understand the debate, and what's at stake.

Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Forest Service Seeks Input on Arizona Trail

The agency is creating a comprehensive plan for the future of the 800-mile trail.

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