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How drought and constant fire are impacting Arizona

Conditions in the Southwest are getting drier, but there is some possibility for hope later this year.

Tucson city budget town hall: community safety

City officials say they want to hear how the public would allocate the budget for services like policing and housing.

Arizona officials warn of bad 2021 wildfire season

This year's wildfire season has the potential to be devastating due to widespread drought

Forecasters: Arizona faces above-normal wildfire threats

Severe drought raises the danger in 2021

BLM plans prescribed burn in San Pedro conservation area

The agency is planning to conduct a prescribed burn in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area sometime this month.

When wildfire burns a high mountain forest, what happens to the snow?

Researchers are trying to understand the impacts to water sources from large fires.

As Western fires burn, focus narrows on forest management. But it’s easier said than done

Correcting the mistakes of the past is tougher than it sounds, as managers work to get ahead of coming wildfires and learn from previous ones.

In grasslands plagued by invasives and drought, wildfires fuel calls for new solutions

Invasive plants and climate change are changing the relationship between vast rangelands, drought and wildfire.

For the West’s drinking water, wildfire concerns linger long after smoke clears

For municipal drinking water systems, fires are felt for years after they’re snuffed out.

Homeowners who avoid wildfire damage can find themselves in new flood zone

Even long after the flames of a wildfire are gone, those who live nearby face a serious increase in the threat of flooding.

In Yellowstone, America's 'first water park,' decades-old blaze marked start of megafire era

The wildfires ushered in a chapter of massive, frequent blazes as well as a new understanding of the ecological process.

Fire officials claim success in fighting COVID-19 while fighting fires

Officials reported only a handful of positive test results on their crews, and they believe many of those came from exposure off the job.

Homes complicate Arizona wildfire response

Development in Arizona's wildlands is making fires more expensive, and in some cases, more difficult to prevent.

Bighorn Fire marks familiar cycle of renewal amid new chapter of bigger burns

Fire is a natural process, but it will take decades for some areas to recover or regrow habitat that burned this year.

Bighorn Fire damage adds to challenges for Summerhaven businesses

The pandemic had already hit the community's economy.

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