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Organ Pipe cacti are native to Mexico, but are also found in part of Arizona, in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

Arizona Spotlight for August 14, 2015

Looking for bighorn sheep along the Colorado River; restoring two centuries of history at the San Xavier Mission; what it means to be the first college graduate in your family.

The fountain at Reid Park is one of the many beautiful water features around Tucson.

College Student Focuses on Hispanics, History and Heritage

Anthropologist is holding discussions about people and public lands in Arizona.

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

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.

San Ysidro Festival

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

Scientist Study a Mystery of the Deep

Montezuma Castle National Monument, between Phoenix and Flagstaff, is home to a body of water that has left scientists perplexed.

An old, broken down ironwood tree.

Locals Explore Ironwood Forest Natl Monument

Located in Tucson, place named after trees native to the area; executive director recommends people to visit.

We learn about Arizona's rich geological history with Senior Geologist at the Arizona Geological Survey, Jon Spencer, Ph.D.

AZ Landscape As Old As 30 Million Years, Geologist Says

The geology of Arizona has changed dramatically over time; state geologist discusses details.

Annual Winter Event Welcomes Birds, Revenue to S. AZ

Wings Over Willcox Birding and Nature Festival is celebrating 21 years; pumps tens of thousands of dollars into Southern Arizona economy.

Retired US Sen. Jon Kyl (third from left), White Mountain Apache Chairman Ronnie Lupe (center), US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell (to Lupe's left) and U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (second from right) with members of White Mountain Apache Tribe.

Clean Water Agreement, Through Congress, Signed for AZ Tribe

Under $200M federal allocation, White Mountain Apaches will get 'clean water for another 100 years.'

Upgrades Proposed for Historic State Parks in Yuma

Infrastructure improvements for both; Quartermaster Depot to focus on Colorado River.

San Xavier del Bac

Buildings That Changed Tucson, 1783 to 2002

Tucson architect explains why four buildings encapsulate area's history

Visitors from all over the world go to Tumacacori National Park to visit the beautiful mission and its other priceless exhibits.

National Parks Week Spotlights Special Places

Nature, history, culture are major economic contributors to Arizona

Archaeologists Uncover Social Networks of Ancient Southwest

Study reveals how indigenous people shared pottery design across boundaries

Here we have the exterior of Biosphere 2 which is illuminated by a beautiful, golden sunlight.

Focusing on Planet Earth

Biosphere 2, annual Earth Day raising awareness

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