Grand Falls
A group of Navajo residents living near what’s become a landmark waterfall in northern Arizona want to close it off to tourists and visitors, saying the increasingly popular area is being loved to death.
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Mar. 1, 2023
Shakespeare, hiking in Arizona, poetry on vinyl and a haiku winner share some thematic space on this KJZZ podcast about literature in Arizona and the region. It's hosted by Tom Maxedon.
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Feb. 27, 2023
Yet another snowstorm is expected in Arizona’s high country. Officials are telling residents to prepare.
Feb. 26, 2023
Heavy snow in Snowmass Colorado ski area
Snow totals in the upper Colorado River basin have already reached their average annual peak much earlier than normal. Climate scientists say this is likely to help prop up reservoirs, but won’t be enough to turn around a decades-long megadrought.
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Feb. 25, 2023
Baby and adult bald eagles nesting in Canada
Anyone looking to explore the Prescott National Forest needs to know about the current guidelines enforced to protect bald eagles. Visitors cannot access John’s Tank Trail located to the east of Lynx Lake.
Feb. 25, 2023
Hybrid chickadees
Human activity appears to be causing two related species of songbirds to mate. The research finds disturbances to the habitats of the black-capped and mountain chickadees are leading to this hybridization in the Mountain West.
Feb. 23, 2023
Grand Canyon National Park
This year's Colorado College State of the Rockies poll shows a large number of Arizonans support preserving the state’s land and water.
Feb. 22, 2023
White Mesa Mill
Conservationists say White Mesa Mill in southern Utah is processing radioactive waste from Europe.
Feb. 21, 2023
aerial view of phoenix
The Great Migration took place during much of the early and mid 20th century and marked one of the largest movements of people in our country’s history as Black Americans moved out the South and into the rest of the country. Adam Mahoney says Black America is experiencing another great migration today.
Feb. 21, 2023
Flagstaff train station
If you've been stuck for minutes or hours waiting to get across railroad tracks, Arizona lawmakers are moving to provide relief.
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Feb. 19, 2023
rain storm
The week opens with nice weather in metro Phoenix on Monday and a slight chance of showers. However, residents should prepare for a stronger chance of rain by mid-week.
Feb. 19, 2023
A journalist was found dead in central Mexico this week. Press freedom groups want authorities to investigate the case.
Feb. 17, 2023
Conservationists say that grazing fees on federal lands remain far below market value, and in its annual review, the Biden administration recently decided they would stay that way. The federal government charges ranchers $1.35 per month to graze a cow and a calf on public lands.
Feb. 15, 2023
Nicaraguan flag
More than 200 human rights groups are asking the Biden administration to reinstate temporary protected status — or TPS — for Nicaraguans.
Feb. 13, 2023
After the hubbub of the Super Bowl, Valley residents can expect some chilly conditions heading back to work. There are chances of rain starting Monday and a potential for windier conditions bringing dust and dangerous driving conditions on Tuesday.
Feb. 12, 2023
shark meeting
Officials in neighboring Sonora say they have come up with a plan to address concerns about shark sightings and attacks in the Gulf of California this winter. They want to prevent indiscriminate hunting.
Feb. 10, 2023
Overfishing is one of the greatest threats to marine life, and to people who depend on our oceans for their livelihoods. Now, one community in Sonora, Mexico is tackling the problem by establishing fishing refuge areas in the bay where they live and work on the Gulf of California.
Feb. 10, 2023
winged victory statue
More than 40 conservation groups gathered at the Arizona Capitol for Environmental Day on Tuesday. Among the speakers were members of the Arizona Legislature.
Feb. 6, 2023
The conservation group Sea Shepherd has a new ship in the Upper Gulf of California, where it is working with Mexican officials to protect the world’s most endangered marine mammal.
Feb. 3, 2023
 flooding irrigation
Israeli-based company N-Drip has partnered with the Central Arizona Project and University of Arizona to use its irrigation system across the state. The company reportedly has a gravity-powered drip system that uses 50 percent less water than the usual method of flood irrigation. Seth Siegel is N-Drip’s chief sustainability officer.
Feb. 3, 2023


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