Bullhead City, Arizona
Tier 2 water restrictions will be in place for Bullhead City starting Jan. 1. The city’s code enforcement group will monitor water use activity.
Dec. 29, 2022
Sonoran pronghorn
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has relocated six endangered Sonoran pronghorn antelope from Arizona to Sonora as part of a collaborative breeding program meant to rebuild a healthy population of the species.
Dec. 29, 2022
Christmas Bird Count
Hundreds of bird species live in or migrate to Sonora, Mexico. But while it attracts birders from abroad, few Sonorans have taken up the hobby. But some hope an annual bird counting event will help change that.
Dec. 25, 2022
Monsoon clouds over Phoenix
This year’s monsoon season improved the short-term drought situation in Arizona. State climatologist Erinanne Saffell says it was a stark change from the much drier conditions in 2020.
Dec. 22, 2022
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Park Ranger Pam Tripp will talk about the early days of the Park Service at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.
Dec. 21, 2022
Mark Kelly
U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona and Republican Senator Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming have introduced the Legacy Mine Cleanup Act.
Dec. 21, 2022
Lauren Gilger family Christmas tree search northern Arizona
Real or fake? The Show takes a look at the Christmas tree debate from an environmental point of view.
Dec. 21, 2022
saguaro national park sign
Saguaro National Park welcomes visitors to wrap up 2022 with its holiday driving tours. The tours will take place Friday, Dec. 30 at the park’s Rincon Mountain District east of Tucson.
Dec. 20, 2022
KJZZ logo generic card
In May, a federal appeals court upheld a ruling that blocked approval of the Rosemont copper mine in southern Arizona. Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals will not appeal the decision.
Dec. 20, 2022
aerial view of air quality
The Maricopa Air Quality Department declared a no burn day Monday due to high levels of pollution.
Dec. 19, 2022
The $745 million dollar project extends the existing Sky Train 2.5 miles to the Rental Car Center at 18th Street and Buckeye Road. Trains will depart every three to five minutes, 24 hours a day.
Dec. 19, 2022
vaquita marina
A new lawsuit seeks to force the United States to reach a decision on a 2014 petition that requested sanctions against Mexico for not adequately protecting the critically endangered vaquita porpoise in the Upper Gulf of California.
Dec. 16, 2022
Desert mistletoe berries on an Arizona white oak
Christmas movies relay the happy tale of kisses under mistletoe and snowy landscapes. Though most of Arizona lacks the latter, it turns out, there is a type of desert mistletoe for desert-dwellers, too.
Dec. 15, 2022
Phoenix Bus McDowell Route 17 First Transit
The Phoenix City Council unanimously approved a plan to transition the city’s bus fleet to zero-emission models by 2040.
Dec. 14, 2022
Arizona Gov Doug Ducey surveys shipping containers used to close gaps in the border wall
The Center for Biological Diversity says it intends to file a new suit against Gov. Doug Ducey’s shipping container wall on federal land in Cochise County.
Dec. 14, 2022
Phoenix City Hall
Phoenix leaders are closer to sending a $500 million dollar general obligation bond program to voters after approving recommendations presented by a citizen's committee Tuesday.
Dec. 13, 2022
Bureau of Land Management sign
The Bureau of Land Management has proposed setting aside more than 4,000 acres for renewable energy projects.
Dec. 13, 2022
The Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce jaguars to the Southwest.
Dec. 13, 2022
Sky island country
Although big water projects such as dams are front and center when Arizona cities talk about their water supply, the state’s wildlife relies on natural sources, like springs. A nonprofit is doing a survey on springs in the southern Arizona area known as sky island country.
Dec. 9, 2022
Environmentalists want the U.S. government to list coyotes as endangered in parts of Arizona and New Mexico.
Dec. 9, 2022


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