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ll 17 Compost Cats are OSHA-Certified equipment operators. Clarisa Avalos says, “I’m having fun!” as she maneuvers the skip loader to turn a pile of wet compost.

Feeding Our Future: Turning Garbage into Gardens

How a group of UA undergraduates are saving the environment.

Oct 20, 2016

Documenting the "Celluloid Pueblo"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Secret Origin of "Bear Down!"; and Feeding Our Future asks if the answer to food shortages in Southern Arizona may be right in front of us...

Oct 14, 2016
There are 400 wild, edible native foods in the Sonoran Desert. This food mandala is made from mesquite, ironwood, cholla cactus buds and cactus seeds.

Feeding Our Future: Harvesting the Desert

The answer to future food shortages may be right outside our doors.

Oct 13, 2016
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona serves five counties and covers 23,000 square miles.

Feeding Our Future: Shortening the Line

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is trying new strategies to solve the root causes of hunger.

Oct 6, 2016
Paralympian athlete Shirley Reilly is greeted by a fan during the celebration.

Athletes Recall Paralympic Games in Rio

Players gather in Tucson for a celebration at the University of Arizona

Sep 29, 2016
Sirena Dufault began exploring the Arizona Trail in segments before completing it twice.

The Arizona Trail Opens New Paths for Tucson Resident

Accident leads to exercise and new discoveries

Sep 9, 2016

Native American Superheroes Get a Chance to Fly

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Education funding changed by Prop 123; meet library writer-in-residence Adrienne Celt, former UA student goes for gold at the Olympics.

Aug 4, 2016
Chiricahua National Monument is home to hundreds of plants and animal species, including some from the Sonoran Desert and the Chihuahuan Desert.

Proposal Pitches A New National Park in Arizona

Residents hope to turn Chiricahua National Monument into national park.

Jul 21, 2016

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

Jul 14, 2016

Bring Out Your Low Lows

A car club turns 42 and a founder turns 80.

Jul 8, 2016

Fastpitch: The Untold History of Softball and the Women Who Made the Game

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Samaritans; Living under the sun during triple digit heat; and a lowrider car club celebrates an anniversary.

Jul 7, 2016

The Owl & Panther Project Supports Tucson Refugees of Torture

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona woman faces death on her own terms; Legal and emotional issues surrounding choosing to die.

Jun 23, 2016

Pascua Yaqui Youth Get Involved

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American portrayals in film; profile of Tucson author Ethel Lee Miller; and young love at a long distance.

Jun 10, 2016

Why is This Man Running from Tucson to Phoenix?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: County elections start taking shape; author tells grandfather's amazing story; and Tucson's replica cultural army.

Jun 2, 2016

Wildlife Crossings Give Animal Commuters the Right of Way

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Snakes in the Garden; Turning a Passion into a Business; Dímelo Asks About Favorite Places

May 26, 2016

One Woman's Fight for Mental Health Care in Rural Arizona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The vote on Prop 123; help for women entrepreneurs in Tucson; and a dream fulfilled after four decades of ambition.

May 19, 2016

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