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Wildlife Agency Investigating Mexican Gray Wolf Death

The male wolf was found dead at the end of March on the Fort Apache reservation; second dead since beginning of the year.

This is just one of the many types of rattlesnake in the desert wilderness of Arizona.

Group Spreads Appreciation, Support for Snakes

Tucson residents are working on awareness, education and conservation of reptiles; hope to give it a better reputation.

Group of people looking at displays of roses.

Roses Compete in Annual Event

At the show, entrants go head-to-head in different categories, including rose photography and arrangements.

County Officials Seek Bond to Revitalize Agua Caliente Park

Water levels at record lows due to prolonged drought; if it gets green light, voters will see proposal on 2015 ballot.

Davis Monthan AFB goes solar

Ft. Huachuca Groundbreaking Solar Array Friday

Army Assistant Secretary Katherine Hammack says it will be the largest on a U.S. military installation.

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.

Saguaro Natl Park Finalizes Restoration Plan

Among proposals is addressing management actions to mitigate negative effect to lands from wildfires, floods, restore native plants.

Game & Fish OKs Changes to Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery

Proposal expands area where wolves can be released - including into New Mexico - and area where they're allowed to disperse and establish territories.

Ken Drozd, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service, discusses what to expect this summer and how the heat and moisture compare to previous years.

Summer Weather Has Equal Chance of Normal, Wet, Dry

Using El Nino as a measurement to help predict, the National Weather Service says conditions are unclear at this point.

Ranchers Won't be Able to Kill Wolves in Self Defense

Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation that would have allowed live-stock owners shoot Mexican gray wolves if attacking people, cattle, etc.

PHX, Tucson to Collaborate in Drinking Water Conservation

Phoenix Council OK 3 measures aimed at better securing resources, including partnership with Tucson water providers that would allow for storage of CAP water between the regions.

These olive trees at the U of A provide shade and beauty to the campus and its visitors.

UA Pays Tribute to Campus Trees, Recognizes Local Tree Campaign

Campus Arboretum dedicated 2014 Arbor Day Tree a few days early on Earth Day in recognition of Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rotschild’s 10,000 Trees Campaign.

University of Arizona student-run Compost Cats, a composting program that is partnering up with the city of Tucson and other organizations. Here is a farm on the Tohono O'dham Nation where the composting materials are taken.

Group Takes Wasted Food, Puts It Back Into Soil

The UA's Compost Cats collect food, other organic matter from the university, local restaurants; then use as garden soil, other operations.

More Fire, Smoking Restrictions By End of Week

Bureau of Land Management says these will be enforced on public lands within Kingman, Lake Havasu, Yuma, Ariz. areas; totaling 8,400-square miles.

Pam Henderson and Gary Carruthers, members of the Rose Society of Tucson, discuss what it takes to grow roses in the Sonoran Desert.

Roses Can Thrive in Desert Climate With Proper Care, Conditions

The flowers have a reputation for being delicate, demanding but they are not only able to survive but also flourish in the Southwest.

Jeff Flake, U.S. Senator of Arizona, discusses our state budget.

Flake Participating in Forest Restoration, Fire Prevention Tour

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich of N.M. visiting Arizona to discuss efforts; focused on bipartisan efforts to address catastrophic wildfire prevention.

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