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Monsoon floods rejuvenate Santa Cruz River ecosystem

Early last week, a large flood hit the Santa Cruz River after heavy monsoon rains, providing a much-needed boost for the river's biodiversity and the aquifer lying beneath. ... Read more»0

Saguaro National Park to use seasonal herbicide against fire-prone buffelgrass

Starting next Tuesday, Saguaro National Park will begin spraying herbicide to limit the spread of invasive buffelgrass. No park closures are expected due to the seasonal work against the fire-prone plant.... Read more»2

July 4 fireworks pose wildfire danger, Arizona officials warn

As fire danger remains high across the state, with more than half a million acres burned this year, Arizona officials warn that fireworks could spark even more blazes and urge people to pick different ways to celebrate the Fourth of July.... Read more»1