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Bighorn Sheep Living Area in Catalinas Closed to Public

Coronado National Forest announced special closure, says will remain in place for welfare of animal.

Pima County, Cienega Residents Recognized for Teamwork

Nonprofit combining public and private expertise to restore native frog habitat; efforts getting attention from federal government.

Just one of the seven hundred plus birds at the Oasis Parrot Sanctuary.

Tucson Parrot Rescue Aims to Reduce Number of Unwanted Birds

Organization works to educate present, potential parrot owners; attempts to find homes for abandoned ones.

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.

Groups Demand Air Quality Enforcement at Generating Station

EPA has proposed three deadlines for reducing emissions at Navajo coal-powered station; public comment on the proposals ended Monday.

Site of the proposed Rosemont copper mine, looking west from Highway 83.

Formal Objections Begin for Rosemont Copper Project

Groups who participated in public comment can now file complaints on plan for the next 45 days.

The greenhouse at Manzo Elementary serves as an invaluable tool to teach students about the importance of math, science, agriculture, and sustainability.

Local Kids Benefit from Nationally Recognized Ecology Program

Manzo Elementary School's sustainable infrastructure, projects also yield academic results in math, science.

Federal Endangered Species Act Turning 40 Years Old

Law has helped Mexican gray wolf, bald eagle, six other animals native to Arizona avoid extinction.

City of Tucson Offering Christmas Tree Recycling

Nine dropoff spots where trees will be turned into wood chips available to public in new year.

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.

The 25-panel solar power system set-up of the roof of Enrique Ward's home.

Home Energy Efficiency Renovations Still Pricey for Most

Although the price of solar and other renewable energy systems have declined steadily over the years, the up-front cost usually isn’t an amount that people can just dish out.

Environmental Agencies Collaborate to Manage Land

Fish & Wildlife, Nature Conservancy hope to make more efficient use of staff, resources, allowing more prescribed burns of land to happen.

TEP's Parent Company To Be Sold

Canada's largest electric utility pays $4 billion, customers will not see changes; rates won't go up, no lay offs, UNS Energy CEO says.

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

Tucson Hopes to Join ‘Green Lane Project’

City looking to build bike lanes that would be separated from car traffic; turning to national group for help.

Patches of buffalo grass are being grown at the University of Arizona's School of Plant Sciences.

AZ Residents Look to Alt Types of Grass for Sustainability

Recently acquiring buffalo grass, artificial turf has been a growing trend to save water, other resources.

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.

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