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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jun 2014

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

Mac Tippins will spend 4-5 months on duty in Mt. Lemmon's Lemmon Rock Lookout.

Jun 26, 2014

San Ysidro Festival

The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace invite the community to celebrate more than 4,000 years of local history.

May 15, 2014

Spring Signals the Start of Honeybee Migration Season in AZ

Experts say the negative reputation of Africanized bees is not entirely deserved.

May 8, 2014

Harvesting Cholla Buds

For many generations of native people, spring in the Sonoran Desert meant it was time to harvest cholla buds. Now, there is new interest in the prickly plants as a sustainable local food source.

Apr 24, 2014

Patagonia Group Hopes to Restore Water Flow, Wildlife

They have introduced more than 2,600 plants this last year, all grown from seed, member of Borderlands Restoration.

Nov 22, 2013

AZ Research Ranch Showcases Local Grasslands

Hundreds of native plants, animals depend on these diverse ecosystems; visitors allowed on limited basis.

Sep 6, 2013

Rosy-Faced Lovebirds' Fans Grow in Phoenix, State

These small parrots from southwest Africa are reportedly breeding and spreading in the city since the 1980s.

Aug 16, 2013

Border National Monument is Center of Conflict

Organ Pipe Cactus Park has sparked issues among Border Patrol, ecologists, visitors.

Aug 8, 2013

New Insect-Based Protein Bar Promotes Water Sustainability

Crickets could be an uprising culinary delicacy.

Jul 11, 2013

Running Water: Not Taken for Granted

40% of Navajo Nation goes without; little chance for change

Apr 25, 2013

Quick Charge at Picacho Peak

Visit a new charging facility for electric vehicles that is helping to turn I-10 into an "electric highway"

Dec 13, 2012

Legislation, Lawsuits Fly Over Banning Lead Ammo

Two sides agree on lead-poisoning threat to California condor, part on ways to solve problem

Jun 29, 2012

MINDDRIVE

Find out about a program that gives at-risk high school youth the chance to build an electric car, and then drive it cross country.

Jun 28, 2012

Pima County Library’s Bookbike

Custom bike delivers free books, promotes literacy and touts bicycling.

Jun 7, 2012

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

May 31, 2012

Electric Cars

A closer look at Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) chargers, and the current controversy over which will become the industry standard.

May 10, 2012

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