Play the video above to see these stories on AZ Illustrated Nature: Monday, Oct. 28:

SABINO CANYON: A visit to Sabino Canyon to talk about the canyon's highlights, and makes this such a popular destination for locals and tourists. Heidi Schewel, the canyon's communication staff officer, shares its beauties.

CIENEGA WATERSHED: A chat with one of the members of Cienega Watershed Partnership about the naturally significant area located southeast of Tucson. The partnership, which is also an effort between the Bureau of Land Management and the Empire Ranch Foundation, aims to facilitates cooperative actions that protect the natural and cultural resources of the Cienega Watershed.

BICYCLE ARTIST: Martha Retallick has never owned a car. In fact, she has covered more than 15,000 miles over 12 years traveling through 50 states on her bike. Retallick's taken many photos of her travels, and she's currently showing them at Borderlands Brewing Company until Nov. 9.

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