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New poll shows strong opposition to the proposed copper mine at Oak Flat

According to the new poll, about 3 out of 4 Arizonans do not support the proposed Resolution Copper at the Apache religious site.

Forest Service plan to extend forest maintenance program is put on hold

Lawmakers demanded the agency reverse course, saying the decision is “particularly dangerous” at a time when “wildfire seasons gets longer each year.”

USMCA commission asks Mexico to respond to alleged lack of protection for endangered porpoise

Officials in Mexico have 60 days to respond to a petition alleging the country is failing to enforce environmental laws meant to protect the vaquita marina porpoise.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife rejects Rosemont Copper petition to shrink critical jaguar habitat

Canadian mining company Hudbay Minerals sought to deem a portion of the Santa Rita range no longer essential for jaguars.

The Desert Blooms in a Bountiful Monsoon.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why the music of the rock group Fanny is rocking a whole new generation!

The Rogue Theatre presents "A White Heron".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Bisbee Bloomers' annual garden tour returns; and remembering drumming legend Charlie Watts.

Federal judge says Customs and Border Protection broke environmental law

Lawsuit accused the agency of failing to assess how ramped up border enforcement would impact the borderlands and endangered species that live there.

Water shortage on Colorado River triggers supply cuts for Arizona

The shortage means Arizona will see its share of water from the river slashed by 18% next year.

Arizona farmers prepare for water cuts

A third-generation farmer fears for the long-term sustainability of farming in Arizona.

Arizona faces cut in water supplies as shortage is declared on Colorado River

Arizona will lose 18% of its share of Colorado River water next year, with cuts falling largely on farmers.

A Mountain closed for buffelgrass maintenance

Buffelgrass on the southern slope with be sprayed with herbicides Friday and Monday to reduce fire danger.

How one grass at Saguaro National Park shows push and pull of climate change

If left unchecked, buffelgrass poses a tremendous fire danger to native plants and the homes nearby.

Water cutbacks coming to Arizona

A decades-long drought means less water from the Colorado River.

Herbarium

The University of Arizona Herbarium is a research collection of over 425,000 dried plant specimens, with emphasis on the plants of the Sonoran Desert region.

Flash flood watch through Saturday

NWS predicts 2006-style rainstorms into the weekend.

Ducey left out of White House wildfire meeting

The White House kept Governor Ducey off the list to talk about wildfires

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