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As the drought grinds on, Maricopa County homeowners take advantage of xeriscape incentives

Megadrought and low runoff conditions accelerated by climate change have resulted in record low water levels in Lakes Powell and Mead

How one Wickenburg cattle ranch puts sustainability at its core

Regenerative agriculture means leaving the land better than it was found.

Population increase for endangered red squirrels in Arizona

State Game and Fish Department officials said that the annual survey estimates that there currently are 156 of the rare squirrels, up from 109 last year.

AZ Capitol Christmas tree keeps forest healthy

The state used a tree that was part of a thinning project.

Forest Service warns about dangers of shipping container wall

The state is placing the barriers in the Coronado National Forest.

UArizona Health Sciences receives grant to study PFAS mitigation in firefighters' blood

Arizona Board of Regents grant will further an Australian study that could minimize forever chemicals' impact on health.

Tucson Parks and Recreation looks for feedback on Reid Park remodel

The Reid Park Master Plan Concept reveals a design centered on biodiversity expansion.

Updated recovery plan for Mexican wolves aims to reduce human-caused deaths

The plan aims to further protect the endangered wolves through increased law enforcement, education and outreach to communities near where the wolves live.

Tribe continues fight against proposed Arizona copper mine

The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the state Department of Environmental Quality illegally issued a Clean Water Act permit for the proposed Resolution Copper Mine.

Sandhill cranes return to wintering grounds in southeastern Arizona

People can watch from home on AZ Game and Fish live stream.

Insects find a new home on Santa Cruz River

It has been two years since a new species has moved to the area.

Feds want the ability to cut back on Colorado River reservoir releases over the next two years

On Friday, the Interior Department began the process of revising existing guidelines for water management in the Colorado River basin.

Slow, steady and high tech: Study using GPS to track Sonoran desert tortoises

Sonoran desert tortoises can hold water for up to a year, Rubke said. That matters given that Arizona is in a megadrought.

Iconic Strong Arm was one of many saguaros killed by climate change, deadly bacteria

For close to two centuries, Strong Arm stood sentinel over the Tortolita Preserve near Marana.

Desert Plants: Agave

Scientists have identified more than 250 types of agaves in North America, some of them grow right here in Arizona

Campus Arboretum

Take a walk around the University of Arizona's Campus Arboretum, and step back in time.

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