An endangered bird is thriving in the dry bottom of Roosevelt Lake. Too bad it's in the way of water for Phoenix.
Murphy does what sells in reasonably cute Dr. Dolittle 2
Arboretum hosts "Welcome Back Buzzard's Day"
Siberian Eskimos on the edge of the Earth and the brink of starvation saved their lives and their culture by reviving the lost tradition of whale hunting. Now they worry the gray whales are poisoned.
The majestic gray whale inspires awe, conflict and troubling environmental questions from the icy seas of Russia to the warm lagoons of Baja.
Arboretum educates, inspires guests
Jerry Ostwinkle's life fell apart when the government seized his golden eagle; now he's fighting for Rex and the rights of falconers.
From the week of December 14, 2000
Everything you always wanted to know about rabies -- but were afraid to touch
128 East Wood Drive
Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum
U.S. 60, three miles west of Superior
The fields of Killing Coyote run red with cruelty in powerful documentary
Name the White Tiger Cub Contest
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
No more "Chardonnays that taste like baseball bats"
Ranch owner's feud with feds has been dragging on for 10 years
State's buzz on killer bees? Learn to live with 'em.
Tolerance of ranching puts The Nature Conservancy at odds with the environmental community
Governor Hull says it's time for inclusiveness in politics. Environmentalists say she won't give them the time of day.
Is money from the sale of environmental license plates being properly spent?
Someone is shooting endangered Mexican gray wolves. The government's flawed reintroduction program helped put them in the crosshairs.
Western governors conference weighs pros and cons of environmental policy
Fascinating A Bug's Life is lousy with laughs
Some people golf. Some people fish. Some people collect stamps. Dale Burton spends his free time studying and caring for rattlesnakes.
A mining company mucks out its own mess at Pinto Creek
Increasingly, public officials ignore laws they're paid to uphold. Citizens and interest groups regularly drag these same bureaucrats into court, trying to ensure that the laws of the land are enforced. But now even the courts, once bastions of authority,
Dave Wegner's career with the Bureau of Reclamation seemed to be at peak flow. He had no idea it was about to run dry.
Where endangered Sonoran pronghorn antelope play under the roar of U.S. Air Force jets on live-fire bombing exercises
From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism
Industries get a big say in rewrite of water-pollution laws; public may pick up tab
State official harshly criticizes Phelps Dodge environmental record; mining firm's development delayed
Phelps Dodge wants to turn a dusty plain of toxic mine tailings into what it says is an environment-friendly golf course near the Verde River. No one can be sure whether the unprecedented plan will work. But that hasn't stopped anyone from fighting abo
Industry makes secret push to gut laws protecting subsurface water supplies
There's plenty of money in the Department of Environmental Quality budget. But crazy personnel rules keep the agency understaffed and ineffective.
Republican revolutionaries want environmental regulators who cooperate with business. Those who enforce Arizona's groundwater laws have to cooperate; there are too few of them to do much else.
A CANADIAN MINING COMPANY WANTS TO DIG A 300-ACRE HOLE BEHIND DONNA GOODALE'S HOUSE. ALTHOUGH MOST ALL OF THE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES INVOLVED THINK IT'S A TERRIBLE IDEA, THEY MAY NOT BE ABLE TO STOP THE EXCAVATION.
THE PEOPLE WHO BELONG TO FOR THE BIRDS TAKE EXTRAORDINARY PAINS TO SAVE INJURED BIRDS. SPARROWS. STARLINGS. YES, EVEN PIGEONS.
IF YOU'D LIKE TO GIVE INDUSTRY FREE REIN OVER ARIZONA'S NATURAL RESOURCES, YOU'LL LOVE THESE POLITICIANS
GAME AND FISH INVESTIGATORS STALKED THE MOST NOTORIOUS MOUNTAIN LION HUNTER IN THE STATE. HE TURNED OUT TO BE A HIRED GUN FOR RANCHERS, AND HE'D KILLED 18 CATS.
FOES OF THE MOUNT GRAHAM OBSERVATORY CELEBRATE A KEY VICTORY.
THE COUNTY JAIL IS A GIANT PIGEON ROOST. IS THE ANSWER MURDER MOST FOWL?