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The San Pedro River flows through Sierra Vista.

Community Effort Tracks San Pedro River's Health

Volunteers will map flows for waterway that's vital to people and wildlife.

An Amish farmer working in his field with a team of horses.

Could Amish Farm Dust Provide Relief from Asthma?

Tucson researchers are seeking clues from rural Indiana communities.

Woodpeckers are only one of the local species of birds that nest during the month of March.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

It's Rattlesnake Time; Be Aware, Compassionate, Group Says

Advocates for Snake Preservation conducts outreach programs on venomous reptiles, other species.

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

Southern Arizona Utility Company Reports Sufficient Water For Now

Mt. Lemmon Water District's manager says present provisions are more than adequate.

Buffelgrass is an invader species

A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Rebecca Brukman. 10/22/12.
Two fishermen in boat at Lake Patagonia.

AZ State Parks Taking Part in 'First Day Hikes'

Offer guided hikes on New Year's Day

Shawnee Riplog-Peterson, curator of mammology and ornithology at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, discusses the multi-state, binational breeding program involving bighorn sheep.

Plans to Use Helicopters in Wilderness Areas Worries Conservationists

Arizona Game and Fish wants the aircraft to manage bighorn sheep.

Legendary Grand Canyon Conservationist, Boatman Dies at 97

Martin Litton passed away Sunday in his California home; devoted his live to preserving wilderness.

Saguaro National Park

'Bike Ranch' Proposal Near Saguaro National Park Causes Concerns

Opponents worry construction project is too dense; proponents say it's an environmentally-friendly way of developing land.

AZ Week: Year Since Yarnell Fire, 'Support's Been Overwhelming'

Town slowly recovers from deaths of 19 firefighters, property destruction, hopes to see community thrive anew.

A father and his child gear up for bike safety and to enjoy the events of Cyclovia Tucson, an event which will be comprised of multiple event, giveaways and prizes during the whole month of April.

Bike Fest Celebrates All Things Bicycle in S. AZ

Bicycle enthusiasts are encouraging more people to discover the benefits of "pedal power" by using bikes as a form of transportation.

Living Streets Alliance is an organization in Tucson that is looking at ways of making the community less automobile-oriented and more suitable for those who prefer to engage in walking, bicycling, socializing and play.

City, Local Group Work to Promote Walking, Bicycling, Green Activities

Nonprofit organization making streets less-automobile oriented; city planning on Tucson's first parklet.

Annual Winter Event Welcomes Birds, Revenue to S. AZ

Wings Over Willcox Birding and Nature Festival is celebrating 21 years; pumps tens of thousands of dollars into Southern Arizona economy.

A time lapse photograph of light pollution from Tucson reaching the Picacho Peak night sky.

Scientists: Darkness Harder to Find Due to Overpopulation

Use of artificial lights is increasing around the world; experts say tens of millions of people have never experiences truly dark skies.

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