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Earth Notes: Osprey Nest Platform

Apr 19, 2017
Rose Houk

Around Earth Day, Flagstaff residents visiting Frances Short Pond near downtown have a good chance of seeing an osprey, or maybe two, perched on a nest platform. 


California Hits Precipitation Record

Apr 18, 2017

California hits precipitation record as spring warming commences  By  on April 16, 2017 

Record wet in Northern California; huge snowpack threatens floods

 

http://www.climatecentral.org

The federal government plans to release an above-average amount of water from a major reservoir in the Southwestern U.S. this year, but it's less than many hoped.

National Park Service via AP

A woman and her stepgrandson were swept down a remote creek in Grand Canyon National Park, but the family is holding out hope that the 62-year-old wife of a popular outdoor footwear company founder has the skills to keep them both alive until they're found, a family member said.

Mark Henle/The Republic

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed the second of three proposals pushed by the state's top business group that together amount to a major tightening of laws overseeing citizen initiatives.

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