Park renovations and new shows highlight the new year.
Desert hillsides are green and dotted with a few wildflowers following rains.
The impact was more than $41 million last year, new report says.
Abundant monsoon rains have led to fire restrictions being lifted.
A permit request to allow a bike ranch across the street from Saguaro National Park is premature, says a county hearing administrator who recommended denial of the conditional-use permit application required for the bike ranch to move forward.
A proposal to open a bike ranch across the street from Saguaro National Park is premature, says a county hearing administrator who today recommended the denial of the conditional-use permit application that would allow the development to move forward.
Dozens voiced strong opposition to a proposed bike ranch across the street from Saguaro National Park during a conditional-use permit hearing this week.
Good evening, class of 2014. Not many saguaros are invited to give commencement addresses, but I’m just a 1-ton cactus with five arms who can’t say “No.”
Sightseers cruising along West Picture Rocks Road in Saguaro National Park West might notice the freshly painted median lines, new caution signs and rumble strips that vibrate your car if you veer into the oncoming lane.
Saguaros — in a vibrant show of flower power — are bursting into bloom weeks earlier than usual at Saguaro National Park west of Tucson and at other sites around the city.
The stage is set for wildland fires, but they don't have to start, say land managers.
Officials seek info
on national park thief
Two Tucson men have pleaded guilty to charges of vandalizing cacti and a palo verde tree at Saguaro National Park East last May.
Hikers had been in a rut, literally, on the Carrillo Trail at Saguaro National Park East — but now a deeply rutted part of the route has been closed and replaced with a new section of trail.
The warm, dry winter — with a lack of normal rain and snowfall — has primed Southeastern Arizona for potentially widespread wildfires this year, say national forest and parks officials.
Get the kids and head to Saguaro National Park East or West, for a free day of hiking over Presidents Day weekend.
Some people pay money to “adopt” stars far out in the galaxy. Others pony up dollars to adopt wolves in support of conservation. Now — here in cactus-studded Southern Arizona — you’re invited to adopt a saguaro.
You can hike just a few miles on the Arizona National Scenic Trail — or trek its entire length of about 817 miles from Mexico to Utah.
Perhaps your Christmas feast will consist of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.