Overlanding community seeks path to a more sustainable future

Reagan Evans’ passion for overlanding and nature conservation is rooted in fond childhood experiences of outdoor adventures with his family. Overlanding is a form of self-sufficient, off-grid adventure seeking that commonly uses large SUVs and pickup trucks to travel to remote locations using established roads and trails, store outdoor equipment and camp, often for extended


Generous donation allows NAU to acquire historic Hat Ranch, offering unparalleled research and educational opportunities

The historic Hat Ranch outside of Williams has a long and storied past—FDR planned his political future there, Arabian horses roamed the land as part of the country’s largest purebred horse training operation, it was 16-year-old George W. Bush’s first job, and, long before environmental conservation became an important national topic, the Southwest’s movers and


Opinion: A Blueprint for Bipartisan Conservation Progress in 2021

In the year ahead, Congress and President Biden can and must make progress toward restoring the health of our land, water and air. Polarized politics often obscures the fact that Americans are bound by common ground on many matters, like conservation. Republicans, Democrats and independents all agree on the importance of clean air and water


Prescott Active Management Area – 4th Management Plan

Since 1980 with passage of the Groundwater Management Act, communities in central Yavapai County and the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) have dedicated thousands of hours and millions of dollars to manage groundwater resources in the Prescott Active Management Area (PrAMA). The PrAMA, established with passage of the Act, includes the City of Prescott;


NAU researchers co-author study that finds water efficiency achievable throughout U.S. without decrease in economic activity

A recent study co-authored by two Northern Arizona University researchers showed that targeted efforts to increase water efficiency could save enough water annually to fill Lake Mead. It could happen without significantly compromising economic production, jobs or tax revenue. The study, published today in Environmental Research Letters, demonstrates that there is no one right answer

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