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“I’m Not a Miner, I’m a Provider”

Onofre Tafoya spent 40 years moving the earth in an underground copper mine near Tucson. But it was more than hard work. It was the place where, as he says, he "became a man."


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Learning to Manage Wildfire

Wildland firefighters are highly trained. So are the people who supervise them. One group gathers in Tucson each year to create a simulated fire and learn how to manage crews, evacuations and equipment.

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Southwest Colorado Bear Study Brings New Insight Into Bruin Behavior

Black bears in Colorado are spending less time in hibernation and living closer to human development. They still prefer nuts and berries over garbage. And their numbers are decreasing. Those are some of the key findings of a recently-concluded Colorado Parks & Wildlife study of bears living near Durango.

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