How to deal with monsoon season in Arizona

Coming to Tucson as an incoming University of Arizona freshman or transfer student means it is safe to say you will most likely not have to deal with your homework getting sucked up by a tornado, your dorm collapsing from a magnitude 8 earthquake or your Uber getting swept away by a tsunami on its way to pick you up.

Bighorn Fire nearly out but ecological trouble lies ahead

Firefighters have mostly contained the Bighorn Fire, which has consumed more than 119,000 acres of the Santa Catalina Mountains since a bolt of lightning set the blaze off on the night of Friday, June 5.

Rare watering hole near border wall southwest of Tucson is drying up

The cause of the drop in water levels at Quitobaquito Springs is complicated, experts say.

Impact of monsoon after wildfires

Researchers at the University of Arizona said it's because stabilizing materials for the ground, like plants and trees, are burnt.

New Mexico mountains

Recap of CCASS/SW CASC Ecosystem Resilience Workshop

A recap of the second Ecosystem Resilience workshop, “Ecosystem Transformation After Large-Scale Disturbance,” where presenters focused on forest management and fire in the context of ecosystem resilience.