Monitoring program used to determine whether UA observatory harms the creatures’ population.
The closure was extended until next Sept. 30 or until rescinded.
Most of the land burned in Arizona wildfires this year was managed.
Madera Canyon looks almost like a wild botanical garden in late summer.
Work will help cut wildfire risk, improve habitat.
A free Nature Expo is open to the public Friday through Sunday.
Wildlife officials want to use helicopters to manage bighorn sheep.
Immigration protests in area may disturb campers, forest officials warn.
Abundant monsoon rains have led to fire restrictions being lifted.
2011 wildfire was started by a company employee.
No structures are threatened.
Oak Fire being managed to benefit the environment
They should write a novel called "The Bridges of Sabino Canyon."
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.
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.
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.
The Redington Fire burning east of Tucson was 80 percent contained Monday and burned less acreage than initially estimated.
The Redington Fire burning east of Tucson is now 80 percent contained and burned less acreage than initially estimated.
The Redington Fire which has consumed 125 acres since it started Saturday afternoon is now 50 percent contained.
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.