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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.

We talk to Teresa Lappin, Member of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, and Robert Gilroy, President  of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, about their organization's history, goals and projects.

Friends of Stars, Skies in S. AZ

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association is celebrating 60 years in the community; they are connected to all things astronomy.

Harvesting Cholla Buds

For many generations of native people, spring in the Sonoran Desert meant it was time to harvest cholla buds. Now, there is new interest in the prickly plants as a sustainable local food source.

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.

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 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.

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