As of Wednesday, the statewide snowpack was at 185 percent of normal March 1 levels. But the snow has been much wetter and warmer than officials prefer.
From extreme rains in some places to early spring in others, weather events prompt questions about what role climate change may be playing.
Volunteers from three conservation groups said they found 60 dead birds and 14 more stunned from flying into the glass of the stadium in one migration period. This makes the newly opened stadium, home for the Minnesota Vikings, the top bird-killing building in Minneapolis.
Chicago has seen unseasonably little snow this year. In fact, no ground snow was documented in the first two months of 2017, for the first time since they began keeping records.
Phoenix reduced its residential water consumption in the past decade despite a 23 percent rise in population. Las Vegas recycles water from indoor drains and outdoor fountains.
In this edition: Climate change prompts adaptation in the Colorado River basin; how a map and an app might help bees; can science be unifying?
President Trump is set to sign an executive order Tuesday calling for a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.
California water authorities shut off the flow of water down a damaged spillway Monday so that workers could begin clearing debris off of it.
Either through arson or carelessness, humans have triggered five out of six wildfires in the US since 1992, new research finds.
Environmental issues have become more polarized even since the years of George W. Bush. One factor: The stakes for both parties surrounding climate change have risen.
Environmentalist and indigenous-rights protestors vow to take the fight to other pipeline projects as they leave the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota.
With climate change affecting water supplies already strained by urban growth, states in the Colorado River basin are being forced to innovate and adapt.
More than 7,500 pages of emails from the Oklahoma Attorney General's Office show a chummy relationship between Scott Pruitt and energy companies. But the release of the emails came after Pruitt's confirmation as EPA administrator.
A new study looks at fracking sites in four states, finding 6,648 spills between 2005 and 2014. Their research, the study's authors say, highlights a need for better data collection – and may help prevent future incidents.
The difference comes down to millimeters. But this new discovery will likely intensify calls for further research and conservation.
A new study says that the elephant population in a key Central African sanctuary is diminishing rapidly.
In this edition: Morocco's lessons on climate-smart agriculture; managing dams gets tougher as more precipitation falls as rain not snow; the great bird count.
Amid concerns about climate change and habitat destruction, thousands of citizen-scientists look to the skies to track the progress of birds as the Great Backyard Bird Count begins.