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Ten green things you can do in a weekend

Ten green things you can do in a weekend

Green is great, but it's galling, too. Hands up if you have the spare cash to invest in solar electric or a gray-water system, even with all the tax incentives available.

October 25, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Rosemont foes fault agriculture secretary

Rosemont foes fault agriculture secretary

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has frustrated, surprised and disappointed Tucson-area opponents of the Rosemont Mine by upholding lower-level officials' view that the feds can't legally say "no" to its construction.

October 22, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Champion of Congo's forests among 4 winning 'alt Nobels'

Champion of Congo's forests among 4 winning 'alt Nobels'

JOHANNESBURG — Rene Ngongo, honored with the "alternative Nobel" on Tuesday, grew up in a Congo where he could marvel at the wealth of animals and trees.

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Grijalva lauds Obama plan on preserves for wild horses

A Tucson Democratic congressman who has led the fight to save wild horses had high praise this week for a new Obama administration plan to move thousands of the horses and burros to new preserves in the Midwest and East.

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Enviros: Cancel fishing on upstate creek

Six environmental groups and the Yavapai-Apache Nation are asking the state Game and Fish Commission to cancel fishing on a stretch of a prime desert creek because it could hurt a threatened fish species and allow non-native species to invade the creek.

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Groups: Kofa Refuge bighorns aren't helped by water tanks

Two controversial water tanks placed in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge to help the refuge's troubled bighorn sheep aren't working as promised, environmentalists said this week.

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Cougar blamed in deaths of 15 SW Ariz. bighorns is shot dead

A mountain lion blamed for killing 15 bighorn sheep in southwestern Arizona was killed this week about 30 miles east of the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge.

September 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Letters to the editor

Developers must be responsible

August 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
City, under pressure, rethinks plan to fell trees downtown

City, under pressure, rethinks plan to fell trees downtown

The city backed away Wednesday from plans to cut down more than a dozen trees near the Manning House downtown after historic preservationists and neighbors protested.

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Tiny bird banded in AZ recaptured after humdinger of a flight

Tiny bird banded in AZ recaptured after humdinger of a flight

A tiny hummingbird journeyed 1,000 miles north from Southeast Arizona's San Pedro River to western Montana, researchers reported Wednesday.

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Key visit for huge mine site

Key visit for huge mine site

What could become the largest copper mine in the lower 48 states gets center stage Friday when U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visits the site of a proposed land exchange in the historic Pinal County mining town of Superior.

August 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Key visit for huge mine site

Key visit for huge mine site

 

August 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Game & Fish mulls killing Kofa lion

Arizona Game and Fish Department officials won't rule out shooting a sheep-gobbling mountain lion now that a moratorium on shooting lions in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge has expired.

August 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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