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UA astronomers find key to mysterious near earth objects may be the moon

A near earth-object vexed University of Arizona astronomers until their inspiration was struck by moonlight.... Read more»

Fight is on to save critically endangered red squirrel in Arizona

Forest fires and development have nearly decimated the Mt. Graham red squirrel, with only about 100 left in their “bottleneck habitat.”... Read more»

Mt. Graham red squirrel makes comeback, not out of the woods yet

An endangered squirrel that was driven to the brink of extinction by wildfire just three years ago in southern Arizona has seen its numbers more than triple following federal, state and local preservation efforts.... Read more»

Wildlife service considers changes to habitat area for endangered Mount Graham red squirrel

An Arizona squirrel near extinction is getting some help from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which will consider adjusting the critical habitat area of the Mount Graham red squirrel to protect the remaining population of about 70 animals.... Read more»

Effort to preserve Mount Graham red squirrel features annual census

Each fall, groups including the Arizona Game and Fish Department scan the slopes of a southeastern Arizona mountain for signs of the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel. ... Read more»

Mount Graham telescope now offers clearest universe images ever

Fulfilling decades of promise, the international Large Binocular Telescope on Mount Graham is now capable of delivering the sharpest images of the universe ever taken.... Read more»