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Glenn Canyon Dam

Glen Canyon Dam Will Release More Water as Part of Experiment

Bureau of Reclamation looking into higher flows, effects it has on sandbars along Colorado River downstream.

Pima Animal Care Center is Expanding

58% of county voters approved a $22M bond on Election Day.

Wandering Gray Wolf Arrives at Grand Canyon

Scientists say this is a historic moment in Northern Arizona; species faces uncertain futures.

Shawnee Riplog-Peterson, curator of mammology and ornithology at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, discusses the multi-state, binational breeding program involving bighorn sheep.

More Bighorn Sheep Coming to Catalina Mountains

Second stage of controversial program to reintroduce animal to Tucson area.

Bureau of Reclamation Looking to Sell Stockpile of Water Credits

As much as 20 billion gallons of recharged groundwater in Tucson up for sale.

Trick or Treaters May Not Be Only Ones Hunting for Food on Halloween

Jack-o-lanterns outside people's homes could attract some desert animals.

Grand Canyon

Multiple Acts of Vandalism Reported at National Parks in West Coast

Photos of crudely painted graffiti-style images appear on Instagram account; investigation into Gran Canyon occurrence.

UA Graduate Student Gets EPA Award

Chris Guiterman will spend next two years researching effects past changes in climate have had on pine forest in Arizona.

Mt. Lemmon near Tucson, Arizona.

Fall Colors Glow on Mount Lemmon

US Forest Service says autumn tones are at their peak at least for another week.

Public Gets More Time to Comment on Increased Training Flights in Tucson

Davis-Monthan released its environmental assessment in September saying region would feel little to no effect.


Study Looks into Effects of Wastewater on Santa Cruz River

Sonoran Institute, local officials release initial report on water quality after recent upgrades to treatment facilities.

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

Orange Sludge Spill from Abandoned Mines Threatening Patagonia Lake

Local environmental officials say Asarco's cleanup efforts not good enough, cite company.

EPA Grants Arizona Tribes Millions for Water, Environmental Projects

Most of the $20M will go toward groundwater protection, riparian areas' restoration work.

Miles-Long Cell Phone Dead Zone in Oak Creek Canyon Worries Locals

Limited access hampered early efforts for emergency responders to fight Slide Fire; residents, visitors have been complaining for years.

Pima County OKs Davis-Monthan Environmental Assessment

Officials say they see no problem with expanded flight training at Tucson military base.


EPA Gives State $25M to Reduce Water Pollution

Funds will be used for safe drinking water projects, better wastewater infrastructure.

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