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Officials on the Coconino National Forest’s Red Rock Ranger District will boost fire restrictions as wildfire danger increases.

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Trying to stay safe during a global pandemic is hard enough, but people in Southwest desert cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas where temperatures can soar into the triple digits are also trying to protect themselves from the brutal heat.

Arizona Game and Fish Department

A record number of captive-born wolf pups has been placed into the wild as part of an effort by federal and state wildlife managers to boost the genetic diversity among Mexican gray wolves in the Southwestern U.S.

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Grand Canyon National Park officials will expand recreational access as part of their phased-in approach to reopening the park.

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A federal judge has ruled against environmental groups and a tribe in their bid to keep a uranium mine south of the Grand Canyon from operating.

 

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