prescribed burn
Even as climate change warms the Sonoran Desert, Valley residents can look forward to cooler temperatures during the holidays. The season also marks the arrival of prescribed burns in the Arizona high country.
Nov. 29, 2023
downtown tucson
The Show spoke with Dr. Theresa Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, about potential air filtration centers.
Nov. 27, 2023
Firefighters congregate in burned area on the Dude Fire
In 1990, the Dude Fire killed six firefighters and burned more than 24 thousand acres near Payson. Although the fire burned more than three decades ago, work on restoring the watershed continues.
Nov. 22, 2023
Grand Canyon National Park
As visitation to the Grand Canyon’s North Rim declines and temperatures cool, the park will work with the U.S. Forest Service to carry out prescribed burns over the next two weeks.
Nov. 15, 2023
Rural Metro on the scene of the Diamond Fire
In areas covered by private fire companies, costs can be covered by subscriptions. However, some residents claimed they were unaware that such options were even offered.
Nov. 7, 2023
 Maid Fire
The so-called Maid Fire in northern Arizona is now fully contained, U.S. Forest Service officials announced Monday.
Nov. 6, 2023
Globe sign
A 34,000 acre prescribed burn operation is underway near Globe. Adam Bromley, a ranger with the U.S. Forest Service, says fire officials have contingency resources in place.
Nov. 4, 2023
Phoenix pollution
Residents in Maricopa and Pinal counties can take a survey about environmental challenges and where they get their information as part of the Maricopa Association of Governments' regional plan to reduce climate pollution.
Oct. 31, 2023
Bureau of Land Management sign
The Bureau of Land Management’s Lake Havasu Field Office is seeking public input on an Environmental Assessment for a plan to treat Invasive plants.
Oct. 31, 2023
coldwater fire
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management has awarded nearly $8 million in grants to help reduce the risk of wildfire.
Oct. 30, 2023
Boreal forests comprise one-quarter of the world’s woodlands and exert a substantial influence on Earth’s climate. Now, research is changing our picture of how these massive carbon storehouses react to forest fires.
Oct. 26, 2023
Arizona and the Western United States have struggled with big wildfires in recent years. Mexico’s ecosystem is similar to Arizona’s, but an Northern Arizona University researcher says it has not had a problem with large blazes in its ponderosa forests.
Oct. 23, 2023
The Diamond Fire doubles overnight
Arizona is one of a handful of states that a new report says is most at risk of carbon loss due to wildfires.
Oct. 23, 2023
Three people move brush and limbs in the forest
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management says wildfire dangers still persist in Arizona.
Oct. 21, 2023
Excavator moves dirt
The community meetings on Oct. 30 and Nov. 2 will cover ongoing flood control projects, models of what’s next for flood-prone areas and winter preparations.
Oct. 20, 2023
prescribed burn
The Bureau of Land Management will burn piles of cut brush near Lake Pleasant and the Forest Service will carry out prescribed burns about 25 miles north of Globe.
Oct. 18, 2023
Trees and plants at the wetland
Phoenix and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management are planning a controlled burn Oct. 17 at the Tres Rios Wetlands in southwestern Phoenix.
Oct. 13, 2023
Coronado National Forest
Prescribed burns will soon begin in the Coronado National Forest, north of Tucson.
Oct. 7, 2023
The Salt River at sunset
The Salt River Fire is nearly contained. Those in and around the East Valley who continue to smell smoke should take precautions and limit their time outside.
Oct. 6, 2023
East Verde River
Phoenix will give the Nature Conservancy close to half a million dollars over three years to support flows and water quality in the Salt and Verde River watersheds.
Oct. 5, 2023


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