Arizona News Connection

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Water is critical to Arizona's future, and the state's three public universities are challenging high school students to propose solutions for the water problems communities face around the state.

AZ Conservationists Back Bipartisan 'Recovering America’s Wildlife Act'

Apr 26, 2021
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Conservation groups are hailing Congress' new Recovering America's Wildlife Act as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to protect at-risk species from what scientists warn could be a mass-extinction crisis. The 1.4 billion-dollar measure would boost funding for Wildlife Action Plans in Arizona and other states to help preserve thousands of vulnerable species.

Biden Order Temporarily Blocks Start Of Oak Flat Mine Project

Mar 10, 2021
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Native Americans, conservationists and a host of other advocates are cheering a Biden administration move to delay plans for a copper mine at Arizona's Oak Flat natural area.

Groups Form To Care For Native Elders During Pandemic

Jan 20, 2021
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As Native Americans are killed by the coronavirus at a rate nearly twice that of Caucasian people, groups are forming to care for and deliver supplies to Native elders.