Monitoring program used to determine whether UA observatory harms the creatures’ population.
The newspaper got some, but not all the records it requested.
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.
Possible ramifications loom for Rosemont Mine, Fort Huachuca.
Citizen-scientist volunteers are needed for a bat monitoring project.
The northern Mexican gartersnake has joined the ranks of federally protected species.
Border Patrol agents seized a truck designed to look like a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service vehicle along with a flatbed trailer containing more than 3,200 pounds of marijuana near Douglas on Monday.
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.
U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, a Tucson Democrat, has asked the U.S. Department of the Interior to intervene in a controversial pipeline project that would carry natural gas from Tucson to Sasabe and into Mexico.
PHOENIX — A Northern Arizona lawmaker wants to put the state in charge of giving out federal dollars to ranchers who lose cattle to wolves.
Last Monday, Coronado National Forest Supervisor Jim Upchurch answered questions at a news conference about the Rosemont Mine.
A rare orchid that lives in the Santa Rita Mountains at the proposed Rosemont Mine site won’t be legally protected by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Forest Service laid much of the groundwork Friday for approval of the Rosemont Mine by releasing a final environmental report saying essentially that while the mine will cause negative impacts, it’s now clearly in line with nearly all environmental laws.
A rare bird that could gain federal protected status lives and in some cases breeds along three streams and creeks near the proposed Rosemont Mine site, federal reports show.
Monitoring and management are needed both to protect taxpayers' investment in open space and to meet the federal legal requirements of the county's conservation programs.
A jaguar was photographed by a remote camera in the Santa Rita Mountains last week. It’s the latest of several photos of the same male jaguar that has been roaming the range south of Tucson since at least last year.
PHOENIX — Federal officials have agreed not to try to capture and relocate wolves entering Arizona from Mexico.
The proposed Rosemont Mine is likely to lead to unintentional "harassment" of an endangered jaguar, but - contrary to an article and secondary headline in Wednesday's Star - is not expected to kill the animal, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says.
A composite of six images shows the area proposed for Rosemont Copper's open-pit mine in the Santa Rita Mountains. The jaguar is only one controversial aspect of the proposal.