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Arugula is just one of the plants that can be started in Tucson winters.

Organic Gardening in Cooler Months

President of local organic gardeners nonprofit shares tips for those who would like to get their hands dirty.

The rosy-faced lovebird has established a sizable population in the Phoenix area that is attracting the attention of residents and experts.

African Birds Thrive in Phoenix

Population for the rosy-faced lovebirds, also known as the peach-faced lovebirds, has grown during the past few decades, as has its popularity.

Arizona's desert sun is beautiful, but it can be deadly with too much skin exposure.

Climate Change Impact Felt in SW With Rising Temps

Recent report shows human influence; higher temperatures bring health, wildfire risks to the Southwest.

2 State Plant Species Get Federal Protection

Acuña cactus, Fickeisen plains cactus under Endangered Species Act; threatened by drought, invasive flora.

Water levels at the Colorado River basin.

Water Future Looks Gloomy for Arizona, Surrounding Region

2016 expected to be tough year due to ongoing droughts, rising demand from increase in population.

Event visiters look at new model electric cars at the Tucson Plugs In event.

Electric Car Event Brings Enthusiasts Together

Sept. 29 was National Plugin Day; Tucson Plugs In showcased these unique vehicles.

A local artists is in the beginning stages of painting a newly constructed rain jar.

Homemade Cisterns Help Harvest Rain

A group of friends helped each other design, build rain harvesting mediums inspired by water-saving efforts in rural Thailand.

Two young Sonoran Pronghorn's lay in the desert sun.

Scientists Study One of Region's Fastest But Rarest Animals

Analysis of Sonoran pronghorn in AZ, Mexico to gain information about endangered species, needs and challenges.

California Condors to be Released in North AZ

The three birds will bring population in northern Arizona, southern Utah to a total of 72.

David Modeer, the general manager of the Central Arizona Project, talks about the impact of the federal clean air standards imposed on Arizona power plants and how the energy policy affects pumping water throughout Arizona on the CAP pump and canal system.

Energy Plan May Reduce Costs for CAP Water Delivery

Power plant near Page, AZ subject to clean air standards, group working to make those changes affordable, keep plant open.

Despite Wet Monsoon, AZ Still in Its 20-Year Drought

Latest data from US Drought Monitor shows parts of northern state are no longer under drought watch, state overall is.

An earth fissure. Fissures in the earth surface, caused by record lowering of the acquifer, and the earth above cracking open.

New Site Shows Statewide, Local Maps of Natural Hazards

Site is a compilation of data on earthquakes, faults, earth fissures and wildfires in AZ, resources on how to prepare for these.

Professor Mark Frederickson, PhD and Master's student Daniel Aros from the College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture at the U of A, discuss the Tejido Group and their involvement in projects around the world.

UA Landscape Architecture Program Builds Overseas

Nonprofit 'Tejido Group' aims to develop professional skills in students, create infrastructure beneficial to communities around the world.

David Gebert, a member of the Tucson Electric Vehicle Association, discusses their upcoming Tucson Plug-Ins event.

Electric Car Enthusiasts Raise Awareness at Annual Event

TEVA2, other electric vehicle groups hope to spread message about benefits of such modes of transportation.

A child plays in the rain near a freshly filled rain water basin.

Locals Promote Rainwater Harvesting In Creative Forms

With scarce rainfall and arid conditions, this method is becoming more popular in Tucson, Southwest desert.

Rebecca Brukman. 10/22/12.
Two fishermen in boat at Lake Patagonia surrounded by trees and other natural scenery.

AZ Fishing Regulations Have Upcoming Changes

12 new rules were approved by game and fish commission, including amendments to urban, fly fishing.

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