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Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

After 25 years running Trees for Tucson, Joan Lionetti honored with oak. 

October 12, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Programs bring new life on Kitt Peak

Programs bring new life on Kitt Peak

It may no longer be the national observatory, but its biggest telescopes have landed new scientific projects.

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Tucson Botanical Gardens celebrates 40 years as midtown oasis

Tucson Botanical Gardens celebrates 40 years as midtown oasis

Tucson Botanical Gardens celebrates 40th anniversary with gala, and more.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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It's easier than ever to go organic this fall

It's easier than ever to go organic this fall

Organic plant sales you won't want to miss in the coming weeks.

September 27, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Groups threaten lawsuit over pygmy owl

Groups threaten lawsuit over pygmy owl

PHOENIX — Known for its small size and auburn color, the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl has environmentalists battling with federal officials over whether it should be protected.

September 26, 2014 1:11 pmLoading…
Distressed hiker rescued on NW side

Distressed hiker rescued on NW side

Hiker, 68, called 911 to report he had gotten lost.

September 23, 2014 4:46 pm Video
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.

September 20, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Ask the Garden Sage: Attracting swallowtail butterflies

Ask the Garden Sage: Attracting swallowtail butterflies

Garden Sage fields questions about butterflies, humic acid and selecting trees to save energy.

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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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Government updates Mexico travel warning

Government updates Mexico travel warning

The advisory for Rocky Point appears to have been toned down slightly.

August 16, 2014 5:10 pmLoading…
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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Native Seeds promotes plants for an arid climate

Native Seeds promotes plants for an arid climate

Repository for seeds of Southwest heritage crops also sells other seeds for arid climates.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Green thumbs for hire-vei

Green thumbs for hire-vei

New gardeners are increasingly turning to pros to get a good start.

July 19, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Professional and home chefs embracing local foods

Professional and home chefs embracing local foods

Local-foods movement is growing in popularity.

July 15, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Tucson in 100 Objects: The Santa Cruz River

Tucson in 100 Objects: The Santa Cruz River

A river runs through Tucson, but it seldom holds water.

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Neto's Tucson: Violence, poverty sent young Honduran north

Neto's Tucson: Violence, poverty sent young Honduran north

In leaving for "el Norte," he understood the risks.

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My favorite place: A wonderful ruin of an old stone house.

My favorite place: A wonderful ruin of an old stone house.

The view above through the absence of a roof is impromptu and spectacular

June 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Border is backdrop for youth photo camp

Border is backdrop for youth photo camp

A group of 23 youths, ages 12 to 18, spent the week at a National Geographic photo camp in Arivaca, documenting life along the U.S.-Mexico border.

June 21, 2014 3:00 am Photos

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Palo verde trees still blooming in June

Palo verde trees still blooming in June

Spring is over, but some palo verde trees are blooming into summer.

June 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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