Catalina State Park — a preserve of grand desert landscapes and curvaceous canyons set against a backdrop of the craggy Catalina Mountains — turns 30 years old this month.
At Triangle Park in Ajo, a planter box is revegetated with native plants. The town recently was awarded a "Wildlife Habitat" certificate for its overall efforts.
The one-time mining town of Ajo has become the 65th community in the country - and only the second in Arizona - to be certified as a "Community Wildlife Habitat."
Buffelgrass blankets a vacant lot across from the Tucson Marketplace on South Park Avenue north of I-10.
Invasive, highly flammable buffelgrass is spreading like a weedy plague across the Tucson urban area - choking out native plants and posing a fire threat to homes and other property.
Here's one more wonder of life in the Sonoran Desert: Wild-growing fruit is just now coming into its edible prime - never mind that it's almost winter.
Tucson Mall restaurant features behemoth Sonoran hot dog.
Authorities have identified a pilot killed in a plane crash on the Barry M. Goldwater Bombing Range, near Yuma, as 49-year-old Tucson resident Denise Jeanette McCracken.
A UA researcher is being recognized for developing a course that turns high school students into citizen scientists.
Brits are bypassing the big cities for America's smaller treasures.
Pima County is making a $5.4 million investment in Tucson Medical Center.
Spainish wines paired with each of the five courses.
The Southern Arizona Transportation Museum, 414 N. Toole Ave., is hosting a birthday party for Tucson.
Heavy rain has contributed to four crashes and traffic delays on westbound Interstate 10 east of Tucson.
Five bucks gets you a drink, snacks and live band.
The Tucson Audubon Society is hosting its Bird and Wildlife Festival at Riverpark Inn, 350 S.Freeway.
Yellow-orange caltrops are also called summer poppies. These were in the Tucson Mountains.