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The first stage of a pilot project to bring life back to the Colorado River delta came to a close this past weekend. For two months, the pulse flow has been flooding parts of the delta in Mexico’s Baja California state.

Pulse Flow on CO River Delta in Final Days

105K acre feet, under 1% of annual average flow, has been released into delta; much smaller base flow will continue to deliver water to restoration sites over next 4 years.

A student from the Ironwood Tree Experience gazes out at the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area.

PHX to Develop Habitat Benefiting Area's Endangered Species

The city has reached an agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to maintain more than 900 acres of native wetland.

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

AZ Desert Museum Joins Bighorn Sustainable Breeding Program

6 U.S. institutions along with 2 in Mexico collaborating to increase genetic diversity of sheep; goal is to have 6 lambs by end of season.

Tohono O'odham Gets $200K for Study on Proposed Road

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will help the tribal government fund a study for a project on State Route 86; goal is to find best possibilities for overpasses, underpasses.

N. AZ City Declares Water Crisis

Williams coping with drought, causing local officials to severely regulate water use earlier this year; current reservoirs are low.

Local governments are planning to extend the number and length of bicycle paths in an effort to increase ridership in our community.

Tucson 9th in Nation for Commutes by Bike

US Census Bureau releases commuting data; more than 5,500 people in city ride bikes to work, or 2.4 percent of the area's working population.

Spring Signals the Start of Honeybee Migration Season in AZ

Experts say the negative reputation of Africanized bees is not entirely deserved.

Tucson Drafts Updates to Urban Agriculture Code

Kristen Culliney and her family keep 8 hens in their midtown backyard, making them outlaws under current city zoning code, her local homeowner’s association rules.

Tucson Takes 2nd Place in Water-Saving Competition

Residents pledged to save 66 million gallons of water; placed behind Corpus Christi, TX.

UPDATED: 9 Tribes Sharing $700K for Renewable Energy

Interior Secretary visited Phoenix Wednesday and announced grant program for Native American tribes; also approval for what would be largest solar power plant on tribal land.

Interior Sec in PHX to Talk Energy Development in Tribal Lands

American Indian leaders have said federal and tribal politics and bureaucracy have made energy development difficult in Indian Country.

UPDATED: Prescott Fire Fully Contained

Several agencies rushed to scene Tuesday to battle wildfire in grassland; it is unclear how it started.

AZ is 'Bull's Eye of Climate Change'

The White House’s 2014 Natl Climate Assessment definitively links burning of coal and oil to intensifying climate conditions in S. Arizona.

Report: Uranium Cleanup in Navajo Nation Meets Most Objectives

EPA, Bureau of Indian Affairs say they remain committed to cleaning all sites but tens of millions needed in funding.

By the time the Colorado River reaches the soft sandstone of southern Utah, it is a large, powerful river, cutting deep gorges into the Colorado Plateau.

4 States, Feds Partner to Reduce Water Use, Preserve CO River

Central Arizona Project among those chipping in $2M to help farmers, cities, industries pay for water efficiency improvements.

We talk to Vigrinia Rich, Assistant Professor, UA Dept. of Soil, Water and Environmental sciences, about permafrost microbes.

Permafrost Soils Could Contribute to Global Warming, Scientist Says

Recently discovered by team of researchers; have been frozen for tens of thousands of years, but are beginning to thaw, producing methane - a powerful greenhouse gas.

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