All 31 of the bighorn sheep released into the Catalina Mountains on Nov. 18 apparently have survived so far and are fanning out across the range, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department will get about $10 million over a decade from Rosemont Copper for land, water rights and wildlife projects to compensate for impacts of the proposed Rosemont Mine, the department announced Tuesday.
About 30 bighorn sheep from Western Arizona are slated to be moved to the Catalina Mountains next month to rebuild a herd that died out there, and details of the project will be presented at a public information meeting today.
Hikers, bird-watchers, picnickers — heck, just about everybody who loves the outdoors — cheered the reopening Thursday of Sabino Canyon and Saguaro National Park near Tucson.
Popular Madera Canyon is the latest victim of the federal government’s partial shutdown.
Nature lovers in Tucson quickly felt the effects of a partial federal government shutdown Tuesday — with Saguaro National Park and other recreation sites closed indefinitely.
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will immediately furlough 1,604 civilian employees and scale back some base services as a result of the shutdown.
Plans to build 196 “luxury casitas” on 15 acres of undeveloped land along Sabino Canyon Road between East River and Cloud roads got a green light from most of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
A final decision by the Coronado National Forest on the controversial Rosemont Mine will likely be delayed until March, the forest supervisor said Monday.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is intensifying the debate over the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on neighboring streams by bluntly challenging the Forest Service view that the mine probably won’t do major, short-term environmental damage to Cienega Creek.
State and federal officials will host a public meeting Thursday to provide information on a plan to reintroduce bighorn sheep to the Catalina Mountains.
Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek — linchpin issues for many who oppose the Rosemont Mine — aren’t in as big a danger from mine impacts as many people think, the U.S. Forest Service says.
Federal officials are reviewing drilling plans for a potential silver mine near Patagonia on public land that the mining company says contains one of the world's 10 largest known, undeveloped silver deposits.
A new parking lot is in front of the Southern Arizona Rescue Association at Sabino Canyon recreation area.
The Connector Trail links the visitor center with a large parking lot adjacent to offices of the Southern Arizona Rescue Association.
The Forest Service has a new trail in Sabino Canyon, but agency officials aren't encouraging you to use it - at least for now.
A black bear that had climbed into a tree in Sierra Vista was successfully captured and relocated Friday, state officials say.
A group of hikers and a family on horseback had to be rescued in separate incidents after getting lost in mountains in Cochise County, the sheriff’s department said.
The thousands of visitors who come to Tucson every year to see the world famous Sabino Canyon Glacier will be greeted by disappointment this month. It's so hot the glacier is receding.