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Coronado National Forest

Bird and Wildlife Festival begins Wednesday

Bird and Wildlife Festival begins Wednesday

A free Nature Expo is open to the public Friday through Sunday.

August 11, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Controversy brews over plan for helicopters in wilderness

Controversy brews over plan for helicopters in wilderness

Wildlife officials want to use helicopters to manage bighorn sheep.

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Avoid Peppersauce Campground, unless you're a protester

Avoid Peppersauce Campground, unless you're a protester

Immigration protests in area may disturb campers, forest officials warn.

July 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fire restrictions to be lifted at forests, parks

Fire restrictions to be lifted at forests, parks

Abundant monsoon rains have led to fire restrictions being lifted.

July 10, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

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Rosemont pays $551,000 firefighting bill

Rosemont pays $551,000 firefighting bill

2011 wildfire was started by a company employee.

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Forest Service fighting new wildfire east of Arivaca

Forest Service fighting new wildfire east of Arivaca

No structures are threatened.

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Wildfire northeast of Tucson now 6,000 acres

Wildfire northeast of Tucson now 6,000 acres

Oak Fire being managed to benefit the environment

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Tucson in 100 Objects —Sabino Canyon's stone bridges

Tucson in 100 Objects —Sabino Canyon's stone bridges

They should write a novel called "The Bridges of Sabino Canyon."

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New Rosemont Mine delay now assured; Fish & Wildlife taking fresh look at impacts on 8 imperiled species

The federal government formally announced Friday that it will restart reviews of the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on eight endangered species including the ocelot.

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Shooters litter national forest land by Catalina Highway

Shooters litter national forest land by Catalina Highway

Target shooters are once again blasting away on national forest land near the Catalina Highway, despite efforts to close the area off with boulders — and many are leaving behind bullet-riddled targets ranging from tires and appliances to a fire extinguisher.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mountain wildflowers are blooming already in Catalina Mountains

Mountain wildflowers are blooming already in Catalina Mountains

Mountain wildflowers are usually associated with the days of summer high in the Catalina Mountains, but some are bursting into bloom now at  8,000 feet in the range north of Tucson.

May 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fire east of Tucson nearly contained

The Redington Fire burning east of Tucson was 80 percent contained Monday and burned less acreage than initially estimated.

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Redington Fire nearly contained after burning 30 acres east of Tucson

The Redington Fire burning east of Tucson is now 80 percent contained and burned less acreage than initially estimated. 

May 05, 2014 10:00 am
Fire east of Tucson 50 percent contained

Fire east of Tucson 50 percent contained

The Redington Fire which has consumed 125 acres since it started Saturday afternoon is now 50 percent contained.

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Public invited to weigh in on Sabino Canyon's future

Public invited to weigh in on Sabino Canyon's future

Sabino Canyon, a spectacular slash in the Catalina Mountains northeast of Tucson, now attracts 1 million visitors a year — and federal officials say the canyon’s 21-year-old recreation plan is due for a makeover.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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National forest cabins open for public rental

National forest cabins open for public rental

You could stay in a plain old motel room — or you could try something a bit more adventurous: Bedding down for the night in a historic Civilian Conservation Corps house or a onetime ranger’s cabin in a scenic national forest setting.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fire in Huachuca Mountains grows to more than 300 acres

Fire in Huachuca Mountains grows to more than 300 acres

A wildfire burning in Garden Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains has grown and a Type 1 incident management team is expected to take over command of the fire around 6 p.m. Tuesday. 

April 15, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Rose Canyon Lake reopens

Rose Canyon Lake reopens

Rose Canyon Lake — a popular woodsy destination for anglers, campers and picnickers — reopens today for the summer season.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

The stage is set for wildland fires, but they don't have to start, say land managers.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lion is blamed for death of 13th bighorn in Catalinas

A bighorn sheep was found dead Friday in the Catalina Mountains — marking the 13th bighorn death since 31 sheep were relocated to the range from the Yuma area in November, state wildlife officials confirmed Monday.

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