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Saguaro Park Seeking Help with Buffelgrass Removal

The invasive, non-native plant spreads quickly in the Sonoran Desert.

$85M Allotted for Navajo Uranium Mine Cleanup

400 abandoned mines run by many companies now out of business.

Greenhouse Gas Surprise in Colorado River Pulse Flow

100,000 acre-feet released into delta had unexpected side effect, scientist says.

Public Meetings on Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon

State agency schedules three gatherings to take comments on permit proposals.

Rillito Anti-Flood Measures Troubling for Some Tucsonans

The project aims to mitigate future flooding but strips riverbed vegetation to do so.

Park Service Celebrates Centennial; Get in Free

Hope is to foster a new generation of stewards to protect the legacy of the parks.

Team 'Inks' Endangered Mouse in Arizona, New Mexico

NAU researchers confirm species' range in region using special inkpads.

AZPM Water Shortage Documentary to Air Nationally

Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West will be distributed through APT

Water to Keep Flowing to Arizona, Nevada from Colorado River, for Now

Despite record lows at Lake Mead, states aren't facing cutbacks in 2017

Rain Subsides, But Flooding, Dangerous Conditions Ongoing

Pima County Supervisor Bronson pulled from submerging car in north side wash.

Flash Flood Warning in Effect in Tucson Metro Area Tuesday

Streets flooded throughout area; authorities advise staying indoors, using caution.

Hot and Humid for Humans, Bountiful for Nature

Plants and animals thrive with the summer monsoon rains.

How Much Carbon in Forests? Answer May Fund Restoration

New methodology would bolster sustainability efforts, developers hope.

Weather Service: More Rain Soon, Drying Out by Week's End

The ground is saturated, causing flooding throughout Tucson Tuesday.

Drought May Hurt Female Trees More than Males: NAU Study

Male cottonwood, willow, juniper trees function better than females under stress.

Is Downtown Tucson a City Center for Everyone?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of Tucson Clean & Beautiful; capturing monsoon lightning in images; "A Book I Love"; and a poem that recalls downtown Tucson's recent heritage.

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