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.
More Arizona transportation news
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
A federal government suit has forced former Gov. Doug Ducey's shipping container border walls to come down. But conservationists say a trail of wildlife concerns and lawsuits are left in its wake.
More news from the Fronteras Desk
Feb. 2, 2023
future interstate 11 between phoenix and las vegas
A judge recently heard oral arguments in a lawsuit over the Federal Highway Administration’s proposal to build a freeway from southern Arizona to Kingman.
Jan. 30, 2023
prescribed burn
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is planning to conduct a controlled burn this week in Pinal County. Scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, the one-day burn is intended to reduce debris from a similar operation last year.
Jan. 29, 2023
Havasu Falls
The Havasupai Tribe announced that it is reopening Havasu Falls on Feb. 1. The famous waterfalls near the Grand Canyon were a major tourism draw before COVID-19 restrictions were put in place.
Jan. 27, 2023
The Sierra Club's Sandy Bahr
Earlier this week, a judge upheld the Arizona Corporation Commission’s ruling against a proposed gas power plant near Coolidge. Sandy Bahr, director of the Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon Chapter, joined The Show to talk about the ruling.
Jan. 26, 2023


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