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New photos show bighorns in the Catalinas

New photos show bighorns in the Catalinas

Sheep from 2013 and 2014 releases are seen together.

July 19, 2015 5:15 pmLoading…
Late author Chuck Bowden will be honored Saturday

Late author Chuck Bowden will be honored Saturday

The Chuck Bowden Mount Lemmon Community Center will be dedicated on Saturday.

July 19, 2015 2:00 pmLoading…
New photos show bighorns in Catalina Mountains

New photos show bighorns in Catalina Mountains

Sheep from 2013 and 2014 releases have been seen together.

July 17, 2015 4:34 pm Photos

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Funding boosts battle against buffelgrass

Funding boosts battle against buffelgrass

Saguaro National Park and the Coronado Forest get funding to battle invasive plant.

June 17, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Lemmon Rock Lookout closed to public visitation

Lemmon Rock Lookout closed to public visitation

A popular fire lookout site is now off-limits to the public.

June 12, 2015 5:00 pm Photos

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Forest returning — ever so slowly — after Aspen Fire

Forest returning — ever so slowly — after Aspen Fire

What will it look like in a few decades? No one knows.

June 05, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Positive signs for bighorns: breeding and lamb survival

Positive signs for bighorns: breeding and lamb survival

Bighorns are breeding in the Catalinas, and lamb survival rates are encouraging.

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Dogs welcomed on some — but not all — trails

Dogs welcomed on some — but not all — trails

Even where allowed pooches have to be on leashes.

May 08, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Bighorn lamb sightings raise hopes for rebuilding herd

Bighorn lamb sightings raise hopes for rebuilding herd

There also are about 40 adult bighorns in the Catalinas.

March 20, 2015 7:40 pm Photos

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Wild grasses pose Tucson-area wildfire threat

Wild grasses pose Tucson-area wildfire threat

Winter rains bring abundant growth that could fuel wildfires later.

March 06, 2015 7:45 pmLoading…
Bighorns faring well in the Catalina Mountains

Bighorns faring well in the Catalina Mountains

The observance of an 11th bighorn lamb in the Catalinas raises hopes.

February 27, 2015 7:38 pmLoading…
Trek this trail for scenic beauty and exercise

Trek this trail for scenic beauty and exercise

Hikers get bird's-eye views and a good workout on the Phoneline.

February 04, 2015 4:32 pm Photos

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Finally! Mount Lemmon Ski Valley opens

Finally! Mount Lemmon Ski Valley opens

Ski area has opened thanks to abundant snowfall this week.

January 02, 2015 9:00 pm Photos

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Treasures of the Catalina Mountains: Book tells tales

Treasures of the Catalina Mountains: Book tells tales

A new book explores legends and lore of the Catalina Mountains.

December 26, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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Hike leads to splendors of the Sonoran Desert

Hike leads to splendors of the Sonoran Desert

A loop hike in Sabino Canyon could dazzle your holiday visitors.

December 25, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Wildlife officials to hikers: Help protect bighorns

Wildlife officials to hikers: Help protect bighorns

Hikers are asked to comply ahead of time with bighorn sheep restrictions.

December 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Big storm shows gentler side in Tucson

Big storm shows gentler side in Tucson

Area gets steady dousing.

December 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mountain lion kills recently transplanted bighorn ewe

Mountain lion kills recently transplanted bighorn ewe

Arizona Game and Fish officials confirmed the kill Sunday.

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Solar panels bring sun's power to campgrounds

Solar panels bring sun's power to campgrounds

Some campgrounds in the Catalina Mountains benefit from solar power.

December 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ventana Canyon lit by magical autumn sunsets

Ventana Canyon lit by magical autumn sunsets

Hiking spot puts on a spectacular show at sunset.

November 29, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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