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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Aug 2015

A Quest for Bighorns in the Heart of the Black Mountains

A postcard from the Desert Bighorn Sheep Workshop from Reporter Vanessa Barchfield

Aug 14, 2015

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

Aug 7, 2015

"The Reason for Flowers"

Get a different perspective on the beauty, ecology and lore of flowers from Stephen Buchmann, a pollination expert and the author of a new book of natural history.

Jul 23, 2015


Find out why the dwarf planet Pluto casts a historical shadow over the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, where NASA's July 14th Pluto flyby is big news.

Jul 2, 2015

Toads, Turtles and Tarantulas Get Busy During Monsoon

The monsoon motivates movement and reproduction in the Sonoran desert.

Jul 2, 2015

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

May 21, 2015

Fitness as the Frontline

People with Parkinson's disease find physical and emotional benefits with exercise.

Mar 19, 2015

2015 Celebration Will Be Pi Perfection

On March 14, 2015 at 9:26 a.m. and 53 seconds, the first 10 numbers of pi will be in perfect order.

Mar 13, 2015
Buffelgrass is an invader species

A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Jan 15, 2015

Repose - The Potent Pause

Tucson residents' new book recommends lying on your back for a surprising number of mental and physical health benefits.

Nov 6, 2014

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Jul 18, 2014

Global Climate Changing, Tucsonans Working Outdoors Feel Heat

National Climate Assessment says Southwest is going to get even hotter, drier.

Jul 17, 2014

Teenagers Ask Big Questions at Biosphere 2's Summer Academy

It's a Tuesday afternoon, a group of high school kids are trudging in rubber boots through only mangrove forest in Southern AZ.

Jul 17, 2014

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

Jul 17, 2014

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

Jun 19, 2014

UA Professors Traces Origins of Flu

For years wild migratory birds have been considered a source of all flu viruses, but his research finds differently.

Mar 21, 2014

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