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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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Monsoon-nurtured grasses could fuel winter wildfires

Monsoon-nurtured grasses could fuel winter wildfires

Lush growth in the mountains has raised the risk of wildfires.

November 25, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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16 more bighorns released in Catalina Mountains

16 more bighorns released in Catalina Mountains

The number of bighorn sheep in the range now totals 42.

November 21, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
14 bighorns released into Catalinas; 3 others die

14 bighorns released into Catalinas; 3 others die

Another release of 16 is scheduled for today amid criticism from opponents.

November 21, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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12 bighorns captured for release in Catalinas

12 bighorns captured for release in Catalinas

State agency rebuilding herd in mountains north of Tucson.

November 20, 2014 12:00 am
More bighorns coming to Catalinas this week

More bighorns coming to Catalinas this week

New group will be released near existing herd.

November 17, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Another bighorn sheep dies in the Catalina Mountains

Another bighorn sheep dies in the Catalina Mountains

Twelve of the original 31 sheep transplanted are still alive.

November 14, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Summer wildflowers still blooming in Catalinas in November

Summer wildflowers still blooming in Catalinas in November

It's barely a month until winter, but summer wildflowers are still blooming.

November 10, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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