Latest Coronado National Forest Stories

Plants Pushed Up The Mountain By Warming Climate
2013-08-15 09:37:19

Comparing plant communities today with a survey taken 50 years ago, a UA-led research team is providing the first on-the-ground evidence for Southwestern plants being pushed to higher elevations by an increasingly warmer and drier climate.

2008-09-27 09:00:17

A team including 20 chain-saw operators from Southern Arizona is in Texas prepared to assist in the cleanup of damage from Hurricane Ike.

2008-07-06 09:00:11

Firefighters fought and monitored several fires Sunday in the Coronado National Forest and Saguaro National Park. No structures were damaged, and there were no injuries, officials said. The Nuevo and White Tank fires, five miles west of Tubac, have burned about 9,600 acres in Coronado forest.

2008-06-22 06:00:20

By The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jun. 22--The Forest Service is asking for public comment on the proposed Rosemont copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains. A meeting is set for June 30 at the Rincon High School auditorium, 422 N. Arcadia Ave., for oral comments.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.