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Desert Mystery: Queen of the Night Flower

Night-blooming cereus cactus blooms in dark for reasons unknown; May-July is its season.

Signs Point To Early Monsoon Rains

Forecaster predicts moisture will come not long after season's official start Saturday, similar to 2012.

60-Year-Old Desert Museum Keeps It Fresh

Mountain lion cub on exhibit after rescue from California

Future of Colorado River Discussed

Another dry year, more stress on dwindling water supply

Patagonia Wildfire 75% Contained

Mop-up beginning; flames no longer spreading

UPDATE: 'Significant Progress' on S. AZ Wildfire

Blaze near Patagonia 55% contained, at 10,775 acres, feds report

Dwindling Waterways Draw Scientists

Sonoran Institute researchers working on issues, raising awareness

Sabino Canyon: Desert Delight

Popular hiking, recreation area alive with color for spring

Buildings That Changed Tucson, 1783 to 2002

Tucson architect explains why four buildings encapsulate area's history

Horseshoe 2 Fire, Two Years Later

Chiricahuas blaze scorched 200,000 acres; recovery slow

S. AZ Ranchers Face Drought Without Help

Farm bill extension excludes needed emergency assistance

Desert Splendors for Month of May

Naturalists point to blooms, butterflies, other beauties

Festival for Feathered Friends

International Migratory Bird Day along San Pedro River

National Parks Week Spotlights Special Places

Nature, history, culture are major economic contributors to Arizona

Buzz on Bees: They Communicate

Researcher studies their ways to aid computer, robotic networks

Running Water: Not Taken for Granted

40% of Navajo Nation goes without; little chance for change

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