Stories tagged: "conservation"

Chiricahua National Monument
Biden Administration Awards $15 Million to Protect Arizona’s Public Lands

Chiricahua National Monument and the Yanawant landscape will receive investments to improve water use efficiency, protect wildlife, and reduce wildfire risk.

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs, D, speaks at the Capitol, Thursday, April 6, 2023, in Phoenix. Hobbs was discussing newly announced water conservation funding for Gila River Indian Community and water users across the Colorado River Basin aimed to protect the stability and sustainability of the Colorado River System. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Hobbs: Arizonans Won’t ‘Be Forced to Cut Their Water Use’ Because of Colorado River Plan

Arizona has taken on the bulk of the conservation efforts, with over half of the 1 trillion gallons of water saved in the plan coming from the state.

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Phoenix Residents Could See Water Bill Increases Coming Soon

The Phoenix Water Services Department is proposing a phased rate increase to address the rising cost of water and water treatment and to encourage conservation.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - OCTOBER 08: Kris Mayes, Democratic candidate for Arizona Attorney General, speaks at a Women's March rally in support of midterm election candidates who support abortion rights outside the State Capitol on October 8, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. Mayes faces Trump-endorsed Arizona Republican nominee for attorney general Abe Hamadeh in the midterm elections on November 8. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Arizona AG Kris Mayes Revokes Water Permits for Saudi Arabia-Owned Farm

Mayes just saved her state a ton of water—6,000 gallons per minute, to be exact. That's enough to supply more than 14,000 households with water per month.

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Arizona Is More Than the Grand Canyon. Here Are Other National Parks to Visit.

On five days this year, the National Parks Service offers free admission to all national parks.

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Here’s How You Can Combat the Climate Crisis in Your Own Backyard

Mesa and Phoenix have created tools to help the community get involved in planting more trees to help keep temperatures down and reduce heat-related illnesses.

Apache Stronghold member Raetana Manny, 4, shows a sign to save Oak Flat, a site east of Phoenix that the group considers sacred, as she joined a gathering at Self Help Graphics & Art in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights on Monday, March 20, 2023. The Apache group battling a foreign mining firm that wants to build one of the largest copper mines in the United States on what tribal members say is sacred land will get a new chance to make its point Tuesday when a full federal appeals court panel takes another look at the case.
Save Oak Flat: Apaches Get New Chance to Argue Mine Will Harm Sacred Sites

Apache Stronghold sued the US government to protect the place tribal members call Chi’chil Bildagoteel, an area dotted with ancient oak groves and traditional plants the Apaches consider essential to their religion.