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Phenology: Observe more about the natural world

Phenology: Observe more about the natural world

Events designed to help you be more aware of whats around you.

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Nogales rain gauge registered 8 inches in 48 hours

Nogales rain gauge registered 8 inches in 48 hours

By Thursday, much of the water had receded from the major roads.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Fracking no threat to water if wells sound

Fracking no threat to water if wells sound

Findings allay fears of possible side effect of process providing inexpensive fuel.

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Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

As the bumper sticker on my truck reads, "Compost Happens."

September 16, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

This undated photo shows sprinkling soybean meal on the hay within this compost pile is one way to add nitrogen for quicker composting, in New Paltz, New York. (AP Photo/Lee Reich)

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Starter plants best if started here

Starting your garden with starter plants? Buying local may increase success.

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'Meatless Monday' is not an evil vegetarian plot

The meat industry has a serious case of the Mondays.

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Storm-damage recovery a challenge at flooded homes

Storm-damage recovery a challenge at flooded homes

Tucson residents are dealing with the aftermath of Monday's record rain.

September 09, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Correction: City closes Santa Cruz bridges to pedestrians only

Correction: City closes Santa Cruz bridges to pedestrians only

City inspectors are keeping monitoring the river levels.

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Feds order six AZ plants to cut emissions

Feds order six AZ plants to cut emissions

The aim: To reduce haze at 17 national parks and wilderness areas.

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Bisbee Garden Tour

Bisbee Garden Tour

Bisbee's "Secret Garden Tour" makes the perfect road-trip destination.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson group pushes feds to protect monarch butterflies

Tucson group pushes feds to protect monarch butterflies

Environmentalists cite a population drop of more than 90 percent.

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Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

Tests showed the 4-month-old cub had a fractured leg.

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How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

When planting a tree, consider a vertical root barrier.

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Some blooms taste as good as they look

Some blooms taste as good as they look

Edible flowers can be found on both native and non-native plants.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Massive acid spill disrupting lives along Sonora River

Massive acid spill disrupting lives along Sonora River

Mexican environmental authorities have filed a lawsuit against the mining operation.

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Arizona winemakers projecting record harvest

Arizona winemakers projecting record harvest

But monsoon storms could still have an impact.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

Possible ramifications loom for Rosemont Mine, Fort Huachuca.

August 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Feds seek extra holding space for Western mustangs

Animal welfare activists slam feds for seeking holding space for wild horses.

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