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Here we are entering the holiday season and it feels more like October. Arizona along with much of the West is experiencing some of the driest and warmest fall weather in record keeping history, in some cases that's nearly 120 years! Over the next couple of weeks we can expect more unseasonably pleasant weather thanks to a remarkably strong and persistent area of high pressure anchored over the region. This may seam  like a familiar forecast, that has become much more common in recent years.

J.N. Stuart

After sunset, the eerie choruses of coyotes are among the most iconic sounds of the American West.


visitsouthernutah.com

Utah has long stood out for going far beyond other western states in trying to get back control of its federally protected lands.

Earth Notes: The Agile Ground Mantis

Nov 29, 2017
J. Maughn, CC

Most people probably recognize a praying mantis. This two-inch-long green and brown insect is seen along streams or in our gardens where it eats pests.


AZ PUBLIC MEDIA

An effort to bring one of the world's largest birds back from the brink of extinction is expanding after northern Arizona and southern Utah found some success in getting deer hunters to use ammunition not made of lead.

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