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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.

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.

Justin Gallick, Animal Care Advocate for the Pima Animal Care Center, discusses pet adoptions and the shelters growing problem of over population.

Local Animal Shelter Encourages Adopting During Holiday Season

Pima Animal Care Center is overflowing with cats, dogs that need a home; organization will waive $60 adoption fee.

Alo Vera is just one of the thousands of varying plant species in southern Arizona.

Tucson Groups Advocate for Native, Heirloom Plants

"We are not only interested in preserving seeds...but...the traditions...food culture in our Southwest."

Here we have the exterior of Biosphere 2 which is illuminated by a beautiful, golden sunlight.

AZ Illustrated Nature: Staying Cool in the Summer Heat

Learn about way to see nature indoors.

Some Hope During Immeasurable Grief

Children's Memorial Parks provide comfort, solace and memories

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

At-Risk Youth Get Second Chance with Landscape Training Program

The UA is helping to sustain a program led by Tucson Clean and Beautiful that gives youth on probation a second chance.

President and board memeber of the Tucson Friends of Sabino Canyon Dave Bushell tells us about an upcoming event "Music in the Canyon" in Sabino Canyon.

Coming to Sabino: Music in the Canyon

Popular outdoor recreation area hosts Sunday event by donation

Downtown Tucson pedestrians

Housing Bubble Aftermath: Rethinking Sprawl

City planners examine lessons of growth, seek ways to shape Tucson's future

The Arizona Board of Regents recently recognized four University of Arizona professors for their work and accomplishments, and this week we have been introducing you to each of these exemplary educators. Tonight we meet Distinguished Professor Eduardo Saez in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering.

Distinguished Professor: Eduardo SaƩz, Chemical/Environmental Engineering

Research in wind-blown dust, oxidation lead his work

We speak with superintendent of Saguaro National Park, Darla Sidles (left) and Manzo Elementary counselor, Moses Thompson (right) about the Bio Blitz which aims to count all the living species in the park.

Readying for BioBlitz in Tucson

Saguaro National Park officials prepare to count all creatures great and small

Daniela Diamente, the Director of El Grupo Youth Cycling, and Donna Lewandowski, a Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner, discuss the future of the Pima County Urban Loop project.

The Urban Loop to Recreational Connections

Once completed, this shared-use path will offer a 55-mile continuous loop that links many recreational spots

Our state's economic recession has had a big impact on organizations like The Humane Society of Southern Arizona. They now have to work harder to find the funding they need to deal with the ever-growing population of stray, abandoned, and abused animals.

A Humane Touch

New Humane Society of Southern Arizona vice-president Kerri Burns brings first-hand experience with animal rescues and law enforcement

Eric Magrane and his wife harvest rainfall with gutters and cisterns and grow native plants in swales that reduce water waste.

Conservation Close to Home

Tucson residents team up with local non-profit to increase beauty and decrease consumption

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