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More than 41,000 sandhill cranes in Southern Arizona

Arizona birders can see the cranes in person at the annual Wings over Willcox Bird & Nature Festival.

The field guide "Birds of Arizona" was a labor of love for author Richard Cachor Taylor.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Pima County Library's Synapse Team is helping mental health community-wide; visit the El Jefe Cat Lounge; and remembering broadcasting legend Larry Schnebly.

Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre takes you back to the Hundred Acre Wood.

Also on Arizona Spotlight; Meet Malea Chavez, the new CEO of The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona; and a conversation with Bianca Vivion about "Generational Anxiety."

How one Wickenburg cattle ranch puts sustainability at its core

Regenerative agriculture means leaving the land better than it was found.

Tucson Parks and Recreation looks for feedback on Reid Park remodel

The Reid Park Master Plan Concept reveals a design centered on biodiversity expansion.

Sandhill cranes return to wintering grounds in southeastern Arizona

People can watch from home on AZ Game and Fish live stream.

Insects find a new home on Santa Cruz River

It has been two years since a new species has moved to the area.

Local shelter may be forced to euthanize if overcrowding continues

The Pima Animal Care Center has faced extreme overcrowding since June.

Javelinas trick for treats: carved pumpkins in danger of being eaten

The Halloween tradition of jack-o-lanterns can lure javelinas to neighborhoods for an evening snack.

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A young Arizona filmmaker who makes epics in miniature, and Susan Cummins Miller on "Making Silent Stones Sing".

Pantano Bat Bridge

Every summer evening at sunset, thousands of Mexican Free-tail bats can be seen as a swirling dark cloud at the Pantano Wash before going out to feed.

Rattlesnakes and toads out during monsoon season

Herpatologists get plenty of rattlesnake calls in August.

Arizona state fish might soon shed endangered designation

The Apache Trout was first listed as endangered in 1973.

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Rodeo champion Sherry Cervi honored with Marana street names; and actor Jon Proudstar talks about "Reservation Dogs" as season 2 arrives.

Travel Route 66 with "The Great Muslim American Road Trip."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Archive Tucson features Cesar Aguirre; the Longfin dace's return to the Santa Cruz river; and the fantastical story of a "Mythical Creature of the Southwest."

Animal shelter bracing for a tough August

The Pima Animal Care Center was overcrowded over the July 4th weekend.

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